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Abu Dhabi will host one of the largest automotive markets in the region

The Auto Hub is designed to include Free Zones and National Zones to facilitate international trade in all automotive products. AD Ports Group, the region’s leading logistics, industry and trade facilitator, has partnered with UAE-based multi-business conglomerate Ghassan Aboud Group to establish one of the largest hubs of automotive export and distribution from the region […]

G-20 News

KPK Promotes Anti-Corruption Advisory Program at G20 ACWG 2022

Education is the first trident of KPK as it can build and inculcate anti-corruption values, character and culture. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Commission for the Eradication of Corruption (KPK) has encouraged the implementation of the Anti-Corruption Advisory Program during the first meeting of the G20 2022 Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) to encourage public participation […]

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Ukraine-Russia War Live News: Latest Updates

After the Russian invasion, kyiv became a battleground for the soul of Ukraine. In just five weeks, one of Europe’s busiest capitals has become a place where residential buildings can crumble under strikes at any moment, where street-by-street shootings have raged in suburbs in the north- west and where women are forced to give birth […]

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Bonds Boost Debt Activity in Latin America | White & Case srl

After weathering pandemic-related disruptions in early 2021, Latin American loan and bond markets remained open for business, with bonds leading the way The continued disruption of COVID-19 in 2021 led to lower loan and bond issuance in Latin America, but despite lower overall activity, the market was still able to support a series of debt […]

G-20 News

Russian Foreign Minister’s visit to Delhi this week

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will travel to Delhi this week for official meetings, as the war in Ukraine has been winding down for a month, sources have confirmed. The visit, the first by a senior Russian official since President Vladimir Putin declared war on the neighboring country, comes amid a flurry of travel by […]

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Readers’ Forum: Sunday Letters | Letters

Generosity I wanted to make the readers of the Winston-Salem Journal aware of the generosity of the Community Care Center of Winston-Salem and its willingness to respond to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. On March 11, Ukrainian community volunteers collected seven boxes of urgently needed surgical supplies from the community care center. These boxes were […]

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Explained | How important is it to achieve India’s $400 billion export target?

The story so far: On March 21, the value of India’s outbound shipments in fiscal year 2021-22 hit $400 billion, the highest on record. By the end of the year this Thursday, an additional $10 billion worth of goods is expected to be shipped. This would translate to around 41% growth from the pandemic-hit year […]

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Sri Lanka’s debt poses near-term risks, state-owned enterprise borrowing could deepen crisis: IMF report

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s public debt is unsustainable under possible fiscal improvements and contingent liabilities from state-owned enterprises could add to the burden the International Monetary Fund has reduced as money printed to maintain Low interest rates created currency shortages. If money printing continues, Sri Lanka could default in the near term, the IMF warned […]

G-20 News

What is the difference between the G-7 and the G-20?

(L/R): NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, US President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron pose for a family photo of the G7 leaders during a NATO summit at […]

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The dangers of a “new cold war” with Russia

A month into the war in Ukraine, it’s clear that the geopolitical ramifications of the conflict will be far-reaching, and many are warning of a renewed Cold War between the United States and Russia – a prospect that some analysts and authors were raising even before last month. But historical analogies are never exact, and […]

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US and AU reaffirm cooperation on health and trade, but…

The African Union and the United States have rekindled relations after a relative two-year hiatus induced by the Covid pandemic — and despite the war in Ukraine. The two sides launched intensified cooperation programs in the areas of health, climate, economic development, and peace and security at a high-level meeting in Washington this month. US […]

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Russian stocks rebound as trading resumes on MOEX

Russia shares gained 11% on the Moscow Stock Exchange (MOEX) after the resumption of limited trading on March 24 on the ruble-denominated MOEX Russia index after almost a month of inactivity. The Russian stock market was suspended immediately after the Russian attack on Ukraine to February 24but share prices had already been battered in the […]

G-20 News

G20: key role of public companies in supporting the food resilience agenda

The role of public enterprises (EPs) as national economic engines is crucial. SOEs are needed to support the success of Indonesia’s G20 Presidency food security or resilience agenda in 2022, which is seen as a year of determination for national and global economies. Based on Attachment II on the Agenda Matrix of the Sherpa Track […]

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Three trends driving scale in manufacturing

Size has always mattered in the manufacturing industry. Economies of scale have been part of the economy of mass production since the first industrial revolutions. But in the Roaring Twenties (twenties), companies are feeling the pressure of scale again. In the EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) industry, companies seem more concerned than ever with scale. At […]

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Forever Orange Week starts today

Forever Orange Week, Syracuse University’s annual celebration of what it means to be Orange, kicks off today with a full lineup of activities designed to underscore the sense of pride that current students and alumni of the University of Syracuse feel for their campus. The week begins with Class Act Day, which runs from 11 […]

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Ukraine War: Why Some African Countries Think Twice Before Calling Putin

This position largely characterized the response of some African countries to the Russian-Ukrainian war. Many across the continent seem reluctant to risk their own security, foreign investment and trade by supporting any side in this conflict. While there has been widespread condemnation of the attacks on Ukrainian civilians and their own citizens fleeing the war […]

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Tunisia: the Ben Guerdane free zone, engine of development in southern Tunisia

Tunis/Tunisia — The Ben Guerdane free zone project, which will be located about 11 km from the Ras Jedir crossing point and 22 km from the city of Ben Guerdane on 1.5 million m2, is among the priority projects of the five-year development plan 2021 -2025 and will contribute to instilling a new economic revival […]

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QSE turns bearish despite buying interest from Arab and local retail investors

The Qatar Stock Exchange opened the week on Sunday on weakness despite strong buying interest from Arab and local retail investors.Net purchases by foreign institutions weakened significantly, with Qatar’s 20-stock index falling 67 points or 0.5% to 13,330.31 points, despite hitting an intraday high of 13,413 points.The Islamic index has fallen faster than other market […]

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SM Tharman appointed to new UN advisory board on multilateralism

SINGAPORE – Chief Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has been appointed to a new high-level United Nations advisory board on effective multilateralism. The 12-member council – made up of world leaders, civil servants and experts – is tasked with making concrete suggestions for more effective multilateral agreements on a range of issues. Its non-binding recommendations are intended […]

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Supply chains are on the cusp of digital transformation

By Dave Evans, Co-Founder and CEO, Fictiv The supply chain boundaries behind the products we depend on have been laid bare over the past two years. As a result, more than ever, people are paying close attention to the state of supply chains, and significant disruption to this industry is inevitable. Industrial technology companies are […]

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Payday Loan Consolidation: How to Get Out of Debt With Payday Loans

The process of getting out of payday loans isn’t easy, but it is there is a way to do it. Here’s the best way to get out of a nightmare payday loan. If your debt from payday loans doesn’t seem to go out, despite your best efforts, you may be trapped in the “payday loan trap” […]

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ZSE imports and exports climb 43% YoY to $437m: operator

The volume of imports and exports processed in the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) reached approximately $437 million in the first two months of 2022, marking a 42.81% year-on-year increase compared to $306 million, according to a statement released by the operator. For reference, company stats show January was “more than $217 million,” an increase […]

Domestic Bonds

Cash is king in these uncertain times

When I drew attention a few weeks ago to the fund’s high cash holding as its greatest strength under current conditions, I was thinking of the need to rein in inflation and the likelihood of further monetary tightening by the main central banks of advanced countries. A few days later, the specter of war began […]

G-20 News

G20: PT TWC ready to welcome delegates to temple grounds

Sleman, Yogyakarta (ANTARA) – PT TWC, which manages the temples of Borobudur, Prambanan and Ratu Boko, has ensured the preparation of its tourist destinations to welcome the 2022 G20 delegates. “Several facilities and infrastructure have been prepared to support the international (G20) forum comprised of 19 countries and the European Union (EU),” PT TWC Chairman […]

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There is no winner in this trade war – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Joseph Solis Mullen* While the United States had already backtracked on trade liberalization a decade earlier, the election of Donald Trump prompted a programmatic protectionist approach. As president, Joe Biden has largely followed Trump’s lead, with polls showing broad support among respondents from both parties for “Buy American” initiatives and other protectionist measures. Even […]

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Companies trust the Chinese market

BEIJING: Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the increasingly complex global environment, foreign companies are voting confidence in the Chinese economy as they continue to see opportunities as the country opens up further. According to the 2022 China Business Climate Survey Report released by the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) and audit firm […]

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Police chief says fraud/identity theft a growing problem in Aurora in 2021

AURORA – Incidents of fraud/identity theft increased significantly in 2021, but most other categories of crime declined or remained the same, according to Police Chief Brian Byard’s annual report. The police department has 56 full-time and part-time employees, including administrators, detectives, patrol officers, dispatchers, and K9 Officer Nero. The department investigated 157 fraud/identity theft complaints, […]

G-20 News

ECC wink sought for 15 debt rescheduling deals

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Affairs Division (EAD) has sought the endorsement of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) to sign 15 debt rescheduling agreements with various creditors, finalized under the Debt Service Suspension Initiative debt (DSSI), official sources said company registrar. Sharing the details, the sources said that the G-20 finance ministers, at their meeting held in […]

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The Russian-Ukrainian conflict forces the reversal of the American Indo-Pacific strategy

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) is greeted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (R) before a bilateral meeting at the Berlaymont, European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 4, 2022. / CGV US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) is greeted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (R) before […]

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The BRI to foster confidence in economic cooperation

A Chinese engineer (right) from the Beijing-based China Construction Second Engineering Bureau gives instructions to a local worker at a construction site for a bulk water supply pipeline in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2020. [Provided to China Daily] China’s unwavering efforts to promote the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative will give the international […]

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A look at Unionist myths of borrowing in an independent Scottish mint

Last week, The Times senior political columnist Kenny Farquharson tried to criticize the SNP’s monetary policy after independence, but in doing so he filled his article with misinformation. One of his assertions was the common myth that an independent Scotland would be forced to pay a premium when issuing government bonds in the financial markets. […]

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Tajikistan Offers Malaysian Logistics, Trade Hub in Free Zones | Daily Express Online

Tajikistan Offers Malaysian Logistics, Trade Hub in Free Zones Published on: Saturday March 12, 2022 By: Bernama Text size: Ambassador of Tajikistan to Malaysia Ardasher Qodiri (Credit: Embassy of Tajikistan to Malaysia) / Bernama Kuala Lumpur: The Central Asian Republic of Tajikistan has proposed that Malaysian businessmen use the country’s Free Economic Zones (FEZ) to […]

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History of violence between a couple accused of having abandoned 3 children found alone in the street, one found in the spring

SPRING, Texas (KTRK) – The parents of four children, ages 1 to 4, who may have been alone for up to two days before being found by a stranger late Thursday night, have been charged, Harris said said county sheriff Ed Gonzalez. The mother, identified as 27-year-old Angela Huff, has been charged with three counts […]

G-20 News

UN agency warns war in Ukraine could trigger 20% rise in food prices

Over the past two years, COVID-19 has presented many challenges to global food security. Today, what is happening in Russia and Ukraine adds another daunting challenge. Russia and Ukraine play an important role in global food production and supply. Russia is the world’s largest wheat exporter and Ukraine the fifth. Together they provide 19% of […]

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Hockey to face No. 3 Denver in NCHC playoffs

The best part of the National College Hockey Conference (at least for the teams down in the standings) is that everyone is dancing. That’s good news for the Miami RedHawks (7-25-2, 4-19-1 NCHC), who finished last out of eight teams in the conference. The bad news is that the team is scheduled to face the […]

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AFC West roster wars: Los Angeles Chargers trade for Khalil Mack

This flash week in the NFL continues with news of another trade involving the AFC West. The Los Angeles Chargers are finalizing a trade that will see setter Khalil Mack return to the division he started his career in. In exchange, the Chicago Bears will receive a second-rounder in 2022 and a sixth-rounder in 2023, […]

Free Trade Zones

State exports to the UAE should be encouraged

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Under the recently concluded Free Trade Agreement between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to promote the state’s exports to the country, exporters will be briefed on the bulk of exports and the how exports can easily be made under the agreement. A workshop is jointly organized by the Associated Chamber […]

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China’s Growing Club of Indebted Real Estate Billionaires

CPPCC National Committee member Hui Ka Yan attends a press conference at the fifth … [+] session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee on March 9, 2017. VCG/VCG via Getty Images China‘s real estate industry was once a gold mine, producing one billionaire after another. Today, it has become a debt trap for shareholders and […]

G-20 News

Who goes up/down after Rodgers news, Wilson?

Mariota has earned little buzz despite coming to the open market as a 28-year-old dual-threat quarterback who went 34-29 as a starter between 2016 and 2018. Instead, the hype of the redemption arc slid to…Mitchell Trubisky? Quick note on a QB not named Wilson or Rodgers: I spoke to a team in the thick of […]

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NEPZA promises a wider corridor for female investors

For the first time in 2022, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wielded the big stick and debited Zenith Bank Plc, Providus Bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited and 11 other banks the sum of N356.1 billion. for failing to meet its 27.5% cash reserve requirement (CRR).The new debit, according to The Tide’s source, […]

Domestic Bonds

HDFC raises Rs 10,000 crore through 7.18% debentures

The Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) raised Rs 10,000 crore through 10-year bonds carrying a coupon of 7.18%. The money will be deployed for business operations. The issue size was Rs 500 crore with a green shoe option of Rs 9,500 crore. Given the company’s high reputation, the price was correct at […]

G-20 News

The future of electric vehicles in Indonesia thanks to the G20 presidency

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia, while assuming the presidency of the G20 for the first time this year in the G20 forum since its establishment in 1999, determines the priority agendas and leads the meetings of the countries constituting 85% of the GDP global. With the main theme, “Recover Together, Recover Stronger”, Indonesia has identified the […]

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Dala Dry Port and the North’s Economic Boom – By: . .

By Mohammad Garba Jhe Dala Inland Dry Port (DIDP), which Kano residents had dreamed of for years and had been in the works for 20 years before the arrival of the current administration, will be delivered in the second quarter of this year. As a clear indication that the project is off to a positive […]

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Rupee under pressure as REITs rush for exit door and withdraw Rs 2 lakh crore since October

The ongoing sell-off by Foreign Portfolio Investors (REITs) has led to the withdrawal of more than Rs 2,00,000 crore from the domestic stock markets since October last year. The Russian-Ukrainian conflict has added to the nervousness of REITs, which are already bracing for interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve. The FPI’s pullback hit […]

G-20 News

The G20 Presidency, an opportunity for MSMEs to go global

Many parties expect Indonesia’s G20 Presidency to serve as a catalyst for the country’s economic recovery. In addition to showcasing employment and investment opportunities, the international event is also expected to open more doors for local MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises) to export their products. MSMEs have become a priority due to their important […]

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SE Cupp: How Biden cleverly claimed Republican ground

President Biden has waited decades to deliver a State of the Union address, and by all accounts, it went off without a hitch on Tuesday night. Here we are, in 2022, in the midst of what could be a new Cold War, with Vladimir Putin’s tanks rolling into a sovereign nation as Biden speaks. Few […]

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With comments like this, no wonder we lack national self-esteem

He was quoted in The National in response to Nicola Benedetti’s wonderful nomination as the first Scotsman and first female director of the Edinburgh International Festival: “In many ways she reflects the spirit of this festival, internationally recognized and respected but Scottish at heart. …” (Benedetti will be the first Scottish director of the Edinburgh […]

Domestic Bonds

K Laser Technology: Announcement of the withdrawal of the Company’s own shares and change of registration in the issue capital

Declaration 1.Date of the competent authority’s approval of capital reduction:2022/01/17 2.Date of completion of capitalization change registration:2022/03/02 3.Effect on the financial statements (including any discrepancy between the amount of paid-in capital and the no.of shares outstanding, and the effect on net worth per share): (NT$/share) The paid Number of Number of Net asset value in […]

G-20 News

G-20 DSSI Framework: EAD and Saudi Fund sign two debt suspension agreements

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Affairs Division, the Government of Pakistan and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) have signed two debt service suspension agreements amounting to $846 million under the G-20 Debt Service Suspension (DSSI). Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malkiy, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, attended the signing ceremony held here. Dr. Saud […]

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Back to basics – EURACTIV.com

Welcome to EURACTIV’s weekly Economic Brief. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. As Europe reacts to the reality of war, the state is set to play a much more interventionist role across Europe. The scramble to secure the very foundations of a functioning economy, food, energy and security, has the potential to change policies […]

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Free trade zone manufacturers warn of $4 billion export loss

Only Katunayake EPZ is exempt from power cuts while 14 other areas are in the dark Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association says failure to supply electricity and power will impact exports, the only stable source of foreign currency FTZMA secretary Dhammika Fernando said the shutdown of the economy would be inevitable […]

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The war in Ukraine has investors thinking of a second Cold War

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, investors have enjoyed decades of global economic stability in which military conflict and foreign diplomacy played a lesser role in market movements. But Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the clearest sign of a recent shift in this dynamic, as increased jostling between powerful nations will have far-reaching consequences […]

G-20 News

Ministry and INKA to build electric buses for G20 summit

The development and manufacture of the nine electric buses will cost around 45 billion rupees. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology and public train builder PT Industri Kereta Api Indonesia (INKA) have agreed to collaborate on the construction of nine red electric buses and white papers (BLMP) for the 2022 […]

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Commerce Minister clarifies N7.9trn capital cost allowance certificates

Jhe Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otumba Niyi Adebayo, has pleaded with the House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee to give him more time to meet with his officials on issues concerning certificates of depreciation granted to companies between 2017 and 2021. He made the plea when he appeared before the committee during the […]