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Laxalt’s Jedi Mental Trick Won’t Work on Nevada Voters | STEVE SEBELIUS

Luke Skywalker isn’t the first person in the movies I imagine when I think of Adam Laxalt. But the former attorney general and future US senator certainly seems to think of himself that way. In his announcement video, Laxalt announced that his family had watched all nine “Star Wars” movies – twice! And although the […]

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Japanese government bond trading is drying up. Is it important?

August 28, 2021 NOTOBODY PURCHASED Ten-year Japanese government bond traded over-the-counter on August 3. Such a lull in the world’s second-largest sovereign bond market would already have been remarkable. But in fact, it wasn’t even the first time that activity had subsided. The once frantic trading desks in Tokyo have fallen silent over the past […]

G-20 News

The G20 Compact with Africa reaffirms its commitment to ensure Africa’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic through private sector development and vaccine manufacturing

28-Aug-2021 Participants in a G20 Compact with Africa meeting this week assessed Africa’s progress in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. “We are meeting at a pivotal moment in relations between Africa and the rest of the world,” said Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. The Compact with Africa is a G20 initiative that promotes macroeconomic, trade and […]

Free Trade Zones

SRI LANKA Workers’ rights in special zones suffer from COVID-19

The textile and clothing sector has so far resisted the pandemic and supported Sri Lankan economy through exports. But now unions are complaining that workers in free zones have paid the price and are asking the government to provide more security. Colombo (AsiaNews) – The third wave of COVID-19 is wreaking havoc among textile and […]

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Afghanistan Live: Warnings of “imminent” terrorist attack as evacuations enter final phase | World news

European countries have issued stern warnings on the last days of a massive airlift to get people out of Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, one British official saying there were credible reports of an “imminent attack” at Kabul International Airport. France said it would stop its evacuations on Friday while Denmark said its latest flight had already left […]

Domestic Bonds

SEI Expands ETF Model Strategies with Focus on U.S. Equities and Bonds

What would you like to know SEI has launched SEI Domestic ETF Strategies, adding five new asset allocation-based models to its family of ETF strategies. They only include US equity and bond ETFs and target maximum risk-adjusted returns over a wide range. ETF models are found on SEI’s wealth management platform, which supports over 7,500 […]

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Analysis: Xi’s left turn towards socialist China is real

Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior writer and columnist at Nikkei. He spent seven years in China as a correspondent and later as head of the Chinese bureau. He is the 2014 recipient of the Vaughn-Ueda International Journalist Award for International Reporting. TOKYO – The shock that rocked Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, and […]

Free Trade Zones

Should the Saints trade for Eagles TE Zach Ertz?

The New Orleans Saints lost tight ends Adam Trautman (foot) and Nick Vannett (knee) to injury in Monday’s pre-season win over Jacksonville. Both players had an MRI on Tuesday. The extent of Trautman’s injury is not yet known, while Vannett will be missing 2-4 weeks. Trautman and Vannett’s losses are big blows to a position […]

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PH debt when Duterte left: 13,420 billion pesos

MANILA, Philippines — National government debt stock to hit new high of 13.42 trillion pesos by the end of 2022, even as next year’s gross borrowing is expected to be below 2.470 billion pesos in line with the narrower budget deficit program. Documents on the proposed national budget of 5.024 trillion pesos in 2022 showed […]

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G-7 grappling with Afghanistan, an afterthought not so long ago | Government-and-politics

President Joe Biden speaks on the situation in Afghanistan in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Washington. Manuel Balce Ceneta By MATTHEW LEE AP diplomatic writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Two months ago, the leaders of the world’s seven major industrialized democracies met in the height of summer on England’s […]

Free Trade Zones

What it will take to reach $ 400 billion in merchandise exports

We are targeting $ 450 billion in merchandise exports in a few years. It was a statement by the Indian Minister of Trade and Industry. added. In addition to pursuing free trade agreements, the minister mentioned that tax and trade reforms are also needed, as well as lower transaction costs. The Commerce Secretary also assured […]

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A tightrope of caution and hope – Journal

Pakistan hopes to capitalize on the fall of the hostile regime led by Ashraf Ghani by increasing the breadth and depth of economic engagement with Afghanistan at a time when the economy is in desperate need of a boost for growth . As Taliban leaders fight for legitimacy following the bloodless takeover on August 15, […]

G-20 News

Afghan crisis on the agenda, Boris Johnson calls for “urgent” G-7 meeting

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that he would convene a meeting of the G-7 leaders of the Group of Seven on Tuesday for “urgent” discussions on developments in Afghanistan. Speaking to Twitter, Johnson said: “It is vital that the international community work together to ensure safe evacuations, prevent a humanitarian crisis […]

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How Afghan Iowa Veterans Can Get Help for Mental Health

Commander Michael Braman of the Iowa Foreign War Veterans encourages veterans grappling with recent events in Afghanistan to know that their service matters and to seek help if they need it. “We have a lot of veterans that bring back memories of it,” Braman said, explaining that the Taliban takeover had left many veterans of […]

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India’s exposure to US stocks exceeds $ 20 billion in 3 months

India’s holdings of U.S. government securities jumped from more than $ 20 billion in just three months at the end of June to $ 220.2 billion amid rising foreign exchange reserves. Compared with June of last year, when most economic activity was ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, India’s exposure to US Treasuries jumped by nearly […]

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History’s lessons on Afghanistan go unheeded

R. Bruce Anderson Dōst Moḥammad Khan had difficult decisions to make. He had just fought a bloody civil war with the supporters of the dissolute and incompetent Shah Shojā, the former ruler, and had ascended to the throne of Afghanistan in 1826. He was 33 years old, chief of the powerful Barakzay clan, and the […]

Free Trade Zones

The automotive industry will kick-start growth

ISLAMABAD: As for China’s neighboring markets, Pakistan has a huge advantage over many other markets in terms of investment environment and political stability. Chinese auto companies should proceed from the point of view of industrial establishment rather than product sales, with industrial clusters of spare parts, and target surrounding and even European and American markets […]

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Benefits of the new free zone regime for doing business in Bogota

August 20, 2021 (Investorideas.com Newswire) In 2021, a new free trade area regime has been decreed in Colombia with significant changes that benefit businesses and foreign investment. Find out about some of the benefits this scheme brings to companies considering doing business in Bogota. Bogota, August 2021. Bogota continues to consolidate its position as one […]

G-20 News

Angela Merkel meets Vladimir Putin one last time, marks the end of an era, World News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel began talks with President Vladimir Putin on Friday in a historic meeting that marks the end of an era. This is Merkel’s last visit to Russia as German Chancellor. She must resign after the September elections. The meeting marks the end of an era as Merkel, originally from East Germany, meets […]

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United Nations Capital Development Fund report criticizes CSX

The United Nations calls on Cambodian regulators to do more to increase liquidity in the Kingdom’s stock and bond markets. A report by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Common Fund for Sustainable Development Goals (Common Fund for the SDGs) said the government should even consider a national rating agency to increase […]

G-20 News

British Columbia app shows proof of COVID-19 vaccination

VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) – The federal government is working on the details to introduce a national passport system to help Canadians wanting to travel again, however, there is already a system like this available in British Columbia – it’s quite simply few people know it. This national document will indicate where, when and what brand […]

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Ahsoka would star Sabine Wren

the Star Wars: Ahsoka The series would feature Sabine Wrenn in a lead role opposite Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano. Sabine Wren has been rumored to Ahsoka for quite some time, but it’s only now that we hear a significant drop in trade mentioning that Lucasfilm is actively playing the role of this Ahsoka series. This […]

Free Trade Zones

The center will soon free up untapped space in SEZs

Land, 30,000 cr. area built to find use The government will soon release unused built-up areas worth around 30,000 crore and unused land inside special economic zones (SEZs) for other economic activities, Commerce Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam said on Wednesday. of a meeting of the CII. The decision to release plots of unused land is expected […]

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A Guide to Foreign Investing in Korea: Investment Incentives and Starting a Business in Taiwan

IInteractions between South Korea and Taiwan have become increasingly close, especially on the commercial front. With a total trade of $ 36 billion in 2020, South Korea was Taiwan’s fifth-largest partner, according to data from the Taiwan Bureau of Foreign Trade. Likewise, Korean customs data shows that Taiwan was also South Korea’s fifth-largest partner. This […]

Domestic Bonds

BTr postpones auction of retail dollar bonds

Elijah Felice Rosales (The Philippine Star) – August 10, 2021 – 12:00 am MANILA, Philippines – The Treasury Office has postponed issuance of Retail Dollar Bonds (RDBs) as part of the return to tighter foreclosure. National Treasurer Rosalia de Leon said yesterday that the Treasury will no longer pursue its plan to sell RDBs in […]

G-20 News

On August 26, Santa Margherita Ligure will host the first G20 conference dedicated to the empowerment of women

A conference exclusively dedicated to the empowerment of women will be held on August 26, 2021, in Santa Margherita Ligure. This will be the first time that the G20 has hosted an event on women’s empowerment, focusing on access to better quality jobs for women, policies to strengthen the talents and skills of women, increasing […]

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Op-Ed: War with China is inevitable, experts say, but it could be fatal for China

China accused the United States of “creating risk” in the South China Sea after the USS Curtis Wilbur (pictured here in 2018) sailed in disputed waters – Copyright US NAVY / AFP / File Benjamin DOBBS The relentless buzz of Chinese propaganda and Chinese actions around Taiwan and around the world have led to a […]

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A year after the start of the Abrahamic Agreements, Israel’s trade with the United Arab Emirates exceeds $ 570 million.

A year after the Abraham’s accords began, some $ 570 million in business has been concluded between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, according to data from the Central Bureau of Statistics. In 2020 and in the first six months of 2021, Israel exported $ 197 million in goods and services to the United Arab […]

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China issues sweeping new rules for credit rating companies

What’s up: China has issued sweeping new regulations for credit rating companies, a key step towards better oversight of scandal-ridden industry. The rules, jointly issued by five organs of central government, including the central bank and the chief economic planner, set out requirements for rating business transactions, corporate governance and corporate disclosure, as well as […]

G-20 News

G20 ministers call for digitization for a solid recovery

The meeting, convened by Italy as current chair of the group of 20 most industrialized countries on the planet, ended with a final declaration inspired by the need to increase digitization to meet the main challenges of the period. post-pandemic. the changing nature of skills; ethical principles and values ​​in research and higher education; A […]

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EMERGING MARKETS – Latin currencies hit by rising dollar after US jobs data

* Real Brazil overall for weekly losses as political tensions weigh in * Mexican peso limited rise seen – analyst * Chilean peso drops on Escondida strike plan * JBS and Lojas Americanas rally By Susan Mathew Aug 6 (Reuters) – Latin American currencies hit session lows on Friday, as the dollar improved after strong […]

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First Quantum Communication with Italy and Slovenia

© RuÄ‘er BoÅ¡ković Institute August 6, 2021 – What the country lacks in terms of economy, it makes up for in science. This was proven at Croatia’s G20 summit. Together with their counterparts from Slovenia and Italy, Croatian scientists from the RuÄ‘er BoÅ¡ković Institute (IRB) conducted the first quantum communication, showcasing new secure communication technology. […]

Free Trade Zones

$ 3.5 billion worth of projects ready for launch in free and special economic zones

TEHRAN – The secretary of the Iranian High Council of Free Zones has said that projects worth 150 trillion rials (about 3.571 billion dollars) are ready to be inaugurated in the free zones and special economic zones of the country of ‘within two months. As announced by Hamidreza Mo’meni, the trade balance of the country’s […]

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Policy determines how developing countries borrow

Understanding how a country resolves a debt crisis is necessary to resolve the debt crisis, and for many developing countries those choices are rooted in, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Princeton University. political ideology Credits: Egan Jimenez, Princeton University To mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19, interest payments on bilateral public […]

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Presidential War Powers Debate Sets Up Test for Divided GOP

WASHINGTON – When it comes to curtailing presidential war powers, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri, seen as a prominent prospect for the 2024 Republican nomination, agrees with President Biden. Mr Hawley supports the repeal of a decades-old law allowing the use of military force in Iraq, which has been cited as part of the legal […]

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Politics determine how developing countries borrow – Eurasia Review

Interest payments on bilateral public debt have been frozen in some of the world’s poorest countries this year and in 2020 to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19. Yet among the 76 countries eligible for the freeze – known as the Debt Service Suspension Initiative – the debt structure varies widely, raising concerns about long-term […]

Free Trade Zones

FG is committed to creating profitable businesses in free zones

The federal government says it will support activities that harness the immense benefits of free trade zones (FTAs) for the Nigerian economy. Speaking on Wednesday in Abuja, Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, stressed the importance of exploring the potential of investing in free zones to create profitable […]

G-20 News

WHO calls for moratorium on COVID vaccine booster injections | Coronavirus pandemic News

The WHO chief said the move was aimed at allowing at least 10 percent of the population in each country to be vaccinated. The World Health Organization calls for a moratorium on COVID-19 vaccine recalls until at least the end of September, as this would allow at least 10% of the population of each country […]

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G20 meeting in Trieste will focus on digital government innovations

August 5e, the meeting of digital ministers will take place in Trieste as part of the Italian presidency of the G20. The Minister of Technological Innovation and Digital Transition (MITD) Vittorio Colao will chair the session on “Digital government»While the Minister of Economic Development Giancarlo Giorgetti (MiSE) will chair the joint MITD-MiSE session “Enabling digital […]

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New book from Procurement’s toughest reviewer – and most vocal champion

Yet Epstein is also an “enthusiastic cheerleader” who insists “today is the best time to shop.” Why? The author sees sourcing becoming “a destination of choice for visionary leaders and high-performing employees looking to engage in goal-oriented work.” Of course, digital transformation is the essential catalyst for all this value-driven work ”. Bold predictions, detailed […]

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As headwinds deepen, China has seen fiscal support accelerate to protect growth

People walk in the Lujiazui financial district at sunset in Pudong, Shanghai, China on July 13, 2021. Photo taken on July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Aly Song / File Photo BEIJING, Aug.3 (Reuters) – China set to step up spending on infrastructure projects as central bank backs modest easing measures as Delta variant and flood […]

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Akufo-Addo appoints Mike Oquaye Jnr as CEO of the Free Zones Authority

Former Ghanaian High Commissioner to India, Michael Oquaye Jnr • Mike Oquaye Jnr has been appointed CEO of the Free Zones Authority • He will replace Okyere Baafi who is now the Deputy Minister of Commerce • He was Ghana’s High Commissioner to India during the first term of the Akufo-Addo administration. Former Ghanaian High […]