Cambodia calls for solidarity at the top

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn at the Special ASEAN-United States Virtual Summit. MINISTRY OF FOREIGNERS Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Prak Sokhonn called on the United States to contribute to ASEAN’s efforts to end the Covid-19 pandemic, saying that the ASEAN-United States strategic partnership would …

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Bonds rally as Powell trumps inflation data (sort of …)

Bonds rally as Powell trumps inflation data (sort of …) Producer prices rose in this morning’s report at the same time Powell’s prepared remarks were released for Congressional testimony this afternoon. The subsequent improvement in bonds makes it tempting to credit Powell’s speech with victory. Powell certainly didn’t hurt as …

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G20 countries have ‘room for improvement’ in food sustainability, according to Economist Intelligence Unit and Barilla Foundation

LONDON, July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – G20 countries must lead by example ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit by further reducing food loss and waste and improving diets and agriculture, say the authors of the Food Sustainability Index (FSI). The FSI, developed by The Economist Intelligence …

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How Biden’s Competition Order Helps Independent Farms

Law360 (July 13, 2021, 6:29 p.m. EDT) – President Joe Biden signed an executive order on competition on July 9 that included measures directly related to the United States Department of Agriculture. The ordinance addresses competition in the U.S. economy and highlights several agricultural competition topics that are particularly important …

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Mexico expands free zone authorization to include U.S. company

The creation of “strategic fiscal zones” is designed to improve Mexico’s international economic competitiveness. SkyPostal’s AJ Hernandez notes that it is also expanding importers’ access to the booming Mexican consumer market. MIAMI, July 13, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – In Mexico, a “fiscal recinto” is comparable to an American free …

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Experts share their global experience in developing the green bond market

In a report he released in June titled “Green Bonds Make More Dimes?” The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) analyzed key trends in global green bond markets and experiences Vietnam could use to develop its market. GGGI is a Seoul-based intergovernmental organization that aims to promote strong and inclusive green …

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Congress must regain its authority over trade policy | EDITORIAL

Donald Trump’s economic record before the pandemic was impressive despite his administration’s insistence on hampering his own growth aspirations with counterproductive trade wars and punitive tariffs. A recently published report on the matter highlights how federal law gives presidents too much leeway when it comes to using “national security” as …

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Gwadar fast growing gateway

ISLAMABAD: Gwadar, once a backward and impoverished area, is emerging as a hub of connectivity and development. Numerous studies have established that after the completion of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) road, Gwadar will be one of the most competitive connectivity hubs in the region and beyond. China, the Middle …

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QSE drops below 10,800 levels despite buying interests in real estate

The Qatar Stock Exchange recorded box office buying interest on real estate on Sunday, but overall the key index fell below 10,800 levels.Despite increased buying interest from foreign institutions, the Qatar 20-stock index came in at 49 points, or 0.45%, down to 10,794.33 points.Gulf individuals and foreigners were seen as …

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NH is ready to attract more foreign investment

Despite the lingering effects of a global pandemic and the Trump administration’s trade wars, foreign markets and foreign business investment remain a vital part of NH’s economy. In fact, the latest report on the globalization of NH prepared by researchers at Plymouth State University (PSU) shows that NH is ready …

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