Domestic Bonds

The pound sterling appreciates against the euro and the dollar

GBP rebounds at key levels As demand for UK bonds soars Sentiment helped by better than expected UK data And the Supreme Court decision on Scottish independence Image ©Adobe Images Demand for UK government bonds has helped pull the pound higher in recent hours and with the rest of the week quiet due to the […]

G-20 News

G20 goods trade falls for the first time in two years in the third quarter of 2022, while services trade growth slows further

G20 merchandise trade fell for the first time in two years in value terms in Q3 2022, retreating from recent high levels in Q2 2022 (Charts 1 and 2). Measured in current US dollars, exports and imports contracted 1.3% and 1.1%, respectively, as global demand began to slow and prices for most commodities softened. away […]

Trade Wars

Which Natalie Portman heroine is the best?

Like several other actors, Natalie Portman has played a significant role in two major franchises — star wars and the MCU – owned by Disney. She starred in the prequel trilogy as Padmé Amidala Naberrie – a political figure and the woman who would become the mother of Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa. Portman also […]

Free Trade Zones

3 companies pre-qualify for Calabar, Kano FTZ concession

From Uche Usim, Abuja The road to concession of the Calabar and Kano Free Trade Zones (FTZs) marked an important milestone, as three companies were shortlisted and issued the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the deal. They are; Diamond Stripes Consortium, BUA International Limited and Northwest Petroleum and Gas Company Limited for the Calabar Free […]

Domestic Bonds

Numbers Monday: A closer look at how Buncombe County women are criminalized for poverty and substance use

Authorities rely on police and prisons to deal with low-level charges that don’t threaten public safety, a new study finds. Substance abuse and violence are common experiences shared by female inmates at Buncombe County Jail, according to research released last week by the Vera Institute of Justice. Of the 40 women interviewed at the Buncombe […]

Free Trade Zones

WLP welcomes new members, partners from more than 15 countries

Sheikh Ahmed with senior dignitaries at the inaugural Global Freight Summit in Dubai on Friday. The World Logistics Passport (WLP) welcomed a host of new members and partners representing international traders and freight forwarders from over 15 countries at the inaugural Global Freight Summit (GFS) hosted by DP World in Dubai. The WLP is a […]

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we are deploying tools, strategies on borrowing, says DMO – The Sun Nigeria

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says it is deploying certain economic tools and strategies to take out loans for the federal government to ensure debt sustainability. DMO Director General Patience Oniha said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Oniha spoke at a recent workshop for the […]

G-20 News

Five key takeaways from the G20 meeting in Bali | G20

The G20 Meeting in Bali marked Xi Jinping’s exit from three years of self-imposed pandemic isolationwith French President Emmanuel Macron and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese among those keen to secure a chat and photo op with the Chinese leader. Despite condemnation of China’s human rights abuses and concern over its intentions in the Taiwan […]

Trade Wars

Division at G20 to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Most G20 members could strongly condemn the war in Ukraine Zelenskiy urges G20 to help end war as part of plan Indonesia calls for action on global economic issues Xi Jinping will hold meetings with several other Chinese leaders NUSA DUA, Indonesia, November 15 (Reuters) – Disagreement emerged at a Group of 20 (G20) summit […]

Free Trade Zones

IFFCO to develop edible oil packaging plant in Somaliland

DP World has signed a lease and collaboration agreement with UAE-based food producer IFFCO, for an edible oil packaging plant in the Berbera Economic Zone (BEZ) in Somaliland. IFFCO’s subsidiary, IFFCO Somaliland has signed a 25-year lease with BEZ to develop a 300,000 square foot packaging facility, with future expansion plans covering an additional 300,000 […]

Domestic Bonds

Biden/Xi meet ahead of G20 summit in Bali

Remarks/Observations – Quiet day so far for economic data and macro news catalysts; US midterm results continued to come in steadily over the weekend. This morning, Biden landed in Bali before meeting Chinese President Xi; both leaders stressed the need for cooperation. – The FTSE100 outperformed the European indices ahead of the UK CPI on […]

G-20 News

Indonesia’s optimistic G20 Sherpa meeting produces leader’s statement

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has expressed optimism that the fourth G20 The Sherpa meeting taking place November 11-14 in Bali will agree on the leader’s statement. The meeting is also the last meeting of the Group of 20 (G20) Sherpas ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit under Indonesia’s G20 Presidency. “Sherpas from all […]

Trade Wars

Saturday November 12, 2022 | Magazine TALKERS

The industry mourns Jim Bohannon. Veteran radio host Jim Bohannon died at the age of 78, Hospice Prisma Health Cottingham in South Carolina after losing a fierce battle with esophageal cancer. He was born on January 7, 1944 in Corvallis, OR, where his father was stationed in the United States Army during World War II. […]

Free Trade Zones

Honduras sees DR-CAFTA disputes looming

A U.S. investor has officially notified Honduras of plans to file a lawsuit potentially worth nearly $11 billion U.S. over plans to repeal special economic zones, while the U.S. state plant was also reportedly threatened by several energy companies. Delaware-registered Honduras Próspera and two subsidiaries served a notice of intent on September 16 under the […]

G-20 News

Oil executives warn G7 price cap could cause tankers to run aground

The oil shipment could soon be stranded at sea if G7 leaders fail to get details from insurers about the upcoming – but undefined – price cap mechanism on Russian crude oil, senior officials told Reuters. industry leaders this week. The price cap plan – although it can hardly be called a plan at this […]

Free Trade Zones

IFFCO to Develop 300,000 Square Foot Edible Oils Packaging Plant in DP World’s Berbera Economic Zone, Somaliland – News

DP World develops BEZ after investing in the port of Berbera to create a hub to serve the Horn of Africa The agreement was signed in Dubai by Suhail Albanna, CEO and Managing Director of DP World, Middle East and Africa, and IFFCO Executive Director Rizwan Ahmed. Published: Tue, 8 Nov 2022, 2:36 PM Last […]

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Promoting World Peace and Development, Building a Community with a Shared Future for Humanity – China’s Inaction

Wu Zhong Hua At present, the changes in the world, times and history are in an unprecedented way. On the one hand, the wave of peace, development and win-win cooperation cannot be stopped. Popular sentiment and the general trend ultimately determine the future of mankind. On the other hand, those who bully the zero-sum low […]

Domestic Bonds

Prime Minister stresses determination to achieve 2022 targets at highest level possible

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks during the meeting (Photo: VNA) In his address to the NA following the last question-and-answer session in Hanoi on November 5, the Prime Minister gave a brief overview of the socio-economic performance of the past 10 months and drew attention to new developments in the world situation, in particular […]

G-20 News

Germany’s Scholz to visit Vietnam and Singapore ahead of G20 summit – Berlin

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will pay one-day visits to Vietnam and Singapore for economic cooperation talks before heading to the G20 summit in Bali, Deputy Federal Government Spokesman Wolfgang Buchner said on Friday. BERLIN (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – November 04, 2022) German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will make day visits to Vietnam and Singapore for […]

Trade Wars

Buy, sell and trade on Twitter

The growth of social media has dramatically expanded the outlets for buying, selling and trading cards over the past dozen years. The reach of Facebook and Instagram are wide, but one often overlooked platform is Twitter. We last gave tips for using the platform over 10 years ago. Now there’s a sale thread on Twitter […]

Free Trade Zones

China adopts better business environment with higher standard openness

BEIJING, November 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE), which will be held on November 5 to 10 in Shanghaiwill welcome large companies from all over the world. More than 280 of the world’s top 500 companies and industry giants will attend the event, among which nearly 90 percent are returning […]

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The Brief — Europe’s climate discomfort – EURACTIV.com

The COP27 climate summit, which begins in Egypt next week, will be uncomfortable for European leaders. Few expect big news announcements about emissions or weather. Instead, last week EU environment ministers conceded that once again the target of providing $100 billion in climate aid to developing countries would be missed, seven years after his first […]

G-20 News

G20 Agenda Highlights India Nirmala Sitharaman Crypto Regulation Climate Finance

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that climate finance, energy transition financing, urban infrastructure development and crypto asset regulation would be some of the main items on the agenda. India as Chairman of the G20. India will assume the presidency of the G20 on December 1, which will continue until November 20, […]

Trade Wars

We must prepare for the reality of the Chip Wars

What is amazing is that some people at the highest levels of these companies, as well as in political circles, still think that the United States should continue to pretend that technological decoupling is not a done deal. Think about it. At a time when it’s nearly impossible to disentangle the military and civilian uses […]