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How to buy Google and Apple stocks in India

The US stock markets, especially the big tech giants or FAANG stocks, namely Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google, have sparked the interest of Indian investors as they come forward to seize investment opportunities. investment beyond national markets. In view of the increased interest, many online investment platforms have started offering integrated platforms for domestic […]

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Renewable projects could help G20 meet 22% of 2030 targets

A new report has identified a number of renewable energy projects, which could deliver 22% of the emission reductions promised by major countries by 2030. The initiatives could also provide more than a trillion watts of electrical capacity. According to strategy consulting firm EY-Parthenon, around 13,000 renewable energy projects in nearly 50 countries are awaiting […]

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Biden touts economic recovery, but major concerns persist | Voice of America

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden on Monday took a hit against political opponents, including former President Donald Trump, by touting the invigorating U.S. economy, which quickly recovered in his first six months in office. But some economists fear that the administration’s aggressive efforts to boost economic growth could lead to a punitive recession next year. […]

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Private equity funds bet on resilience – Opinion

Usman Akhtar and Soegeng Wibowo Singapore / Jakarta ● Wed, July 21, 2021 2021-07-21 01:25 0 c78papa32e3af0945bdb46490a823808e 2 Notice equity market, COVID-19, Asia-Pacific, resilience, loan, NPL, finance Release The COVID-19 pandemic hit Southeast Asian economies in 2020 and prompted private investors to take shelter. The value of transactions fell 26% year-on-year and contracted 16% from […]

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Ministry of Finance places government bonds worth UAH 7.5 billion and € 8 million

On July 20, the Ministry of Finance placed national government debt bonds for UAH 7.5 billion and € 8 million. This finance ministry said so in a press release, reports the Ukrainian news agency. The Ministry of Finance offered investors five issues of securities in national currency and one issue in foreign currency. The maturity […]

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Pakistan Hopes for New $ 1 Billion G-20 Debt Relief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is hoping for a third relief on debt payments from G-20 countries, requesting a suspension of more than US $ 1 billion, ARY NEWS reported on Tuesday, citing sources. According to sources familiar with the matter, the country has requested global debt relief of $ 3.78 billion from the G-20 countries, to be […]

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Oil stabilizes after rout over rising COVID-19 cases, OPEC + supply deal

Oil pumping jacks, also known as “nodding donkeys” at an oil field of Rosneft Oil Co. near the village of Sokolovka in Udmurtia, Russia on Friday, November 20, 2020 . Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oil prices stabilized on Tuesday after falling about 7% in the previous session as part of a broader market […]

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Taliban expand drug trafficking from heroin to methamphetamine

KABUL — The escalation of the war in Afghanistan is directly linked to the multi-billion dollar global trade in illicit drugs, as the Taliban seek to expand and consolidate control over drug production and trafficking and to diversify from methamphetamine heroin, in what an Afghan anti-drug officer called “a coming disaster for the world”. Afghan […]

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Canada to allow fully vaccinated U.S. citizens to enter on August 9

TORONTO – Canada announced Monday that it will begin bringing fully vaccinated U.S. citizens into Canada on August 9 and those from the rest of the world on September 7. Officials said the 14-day quarantine requirement will be lifted effective August 9 for eligible travelers who currently reside in the United States and have received […]

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H&P Insights: demystifying digital transformation; “This new normal”

Demystifying digital transformation For the oil and gas industry, hydropower is both the end product and a critical operation within plant operations. Understanding the health of the equipment within the facility is essential. This is where digital transformation comes in. In a new Hydraulics & Pneumatics article, authors Amit Patel and Jason Maderic of Emerson […]

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FTZ trade balance positive for 3 consecutive years

TEHRAN – The secretary of the Iranian High Council of Free Zones said that the trade balance of the free zones and special economic zones of the country has been positive for the past three years. “With the measures taken for the promotion of exports in the country, the trade balance of the free trade […]

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Yields fall to European levels

Source: StockCharts.com, Strategy and portfolio management Peter DagThe chart above shows our real-time business cycle indicator (bottom panel) which is updated in each issue of Strategy and portfolio management Peter Dag. An exclusive free subscription is available for readers of this article. The 10-year Treasury bond yields are shown in the top panel. Since 1910, […]

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Why Canada Matters to Texas

For over 150 years, Canada has been more than just a neighbor: we are your best customer, your closest security partner and your largest energy supplier. Texas is an important part of all of these mutual benefits. Texans may think of other countries first when considering international trade and cooperation. We understand that, but we […]

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THE BLACK SEA TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BANK IS CONSIDERING PROJECTS IN UKRAINE FOR 155 MLN

The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) is considering a portfolio of projects in Ukraine for possible implementation amounting to $ 155 million, including road infrastructure, agro-industry, commercial property, financial facilities, said bank chairman Dmytro Pankin.In an interview with Interfax-Ukraine, he said that in 2021 the bank updated its $ 5 million trade finance […]

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Extending the gains of upstream integration to sugar production

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday gave its support to the Dangote sugar refinery, the BUA sugar refinery and the Golden Sugar Company to import sugar into the country, ordering no other company to have access foreign currency to import the product. According to the apex bank, this is in line with the upstream […]

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Friendly Fire: Sacco’s jackpot, Kean’s bedmate, Booker’s quest for justice

Can Americans still have a sensible and friendly political discussion across the partisan divide? The answer is yes, and we intend to prove it. Julie roginsky, a democrat and Mike DuHaime, a Republican, are consultants who have worked on opposing teams throughout their careers but remained friends throughout. Here, they discuss the events of the […]

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How to position your Malaysian bond portfolio in 2 hours?

BACK in Q2 2021, as yields started to recover to pre-pandemic levels, we recommended investors increase the duration of their Malaysian bond portfolios. So far, investors who have followed the call would have done pretty well. All 20 Malaysian bond funds generated positive returns during the quarter, with an average absolute return of 1.5%, which […]

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CBN says only Dangote, BUA and Golden Sugar can import sugar into the country

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced the restriction of the importation of sugar into the country to only 3 companies. The umbrella bank said that only BUA Sugar Refinery Limited, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc and Golden Sugar Company may be allowed to import sugar into the country through one of the official sources of […]

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The G20 “fights” on common ground on the climate

Italy is struggling to reach an agreement on a joint declaration on climate commitments between the G20 countries a few days before a summit it will chair next week, said Italy’s energy transition minister. Italy, chair this year of the Group of 20 rich and emerging countries, is hosting the G20 meeting on the environment, […]

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Italian presidency says struggling to find common ground on G20 climate position

MILAN, July 16 (Reuters) – Italy is struggling to reach an agreement on a joint declaration on climate commitments by G20 countries a few days before the summit it will chair next week, Italy’s Minister of Justice said on Friday. energetic transition. Italy, chair this year of the Group of 20 Rich and Emerging Nations, […]

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The International Monetary Fund wins big at the G-20

Headquarters of the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC, in 2018. (Yuri Gripas / Reuters) But what are the countries he allegedly seeks to help? As Last week’s meeting of G-20 finance ministers in Venice, Italy, ended with one big winner: the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Under the guise of helping countries in their efforts […]

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Pakistan strengthens its industrial power by mobilizing local talent

Abdul Razak Dawood, adviser to Prime Minister Imran Khan on trade and investment, in his interview with Gulf News. Image Credit: Sana Jamal Islamabad: Pakistan has implemented an ambitious strategy to strengthen industrial strength by mobilizing local talent and providing incentives to achieve export-oriented economic growth with a new emphasis on trade with Central Asian […]

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Explained: what to consider before investing directly in government securities

Earlier this week, the Reserve Bank of India unveiled a program allowing retail investors to participate directly in the government securities market. They can open and maintain a “Gold Direct Retail Account” (RDG Account) with the RBI through a portal, which will also provide access to G-Sec’s primary issue and secondary market. In February, the […]

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Second meeting of G20 agricultural deputies

As part of the meetings of the Italian Presidency of the G20, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies hosted, in virtual format, the second meeting of agricultural deputies on July 13 and 14, 2021. The meeting was opened by Graziella Romito, who reported on the work and meetings of the G20 Chief Agricultural […]

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DP World hires mergers and acquisitions advisors to sell Jebel Ali free zone

Dubai-based trade and logistics giant DP World brought in M&A consultants to help sell a stake in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) – a thriving Special Economic Zone in Dubai that nearly supports of $ 100 billion in trade. DP World first took a stake in Jafza for over $ 2.5 billion in 2014. […]

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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 benefit “from significantly ”to the […]

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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 he maintained the same position […]

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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 Unit (EIU) with the Barilla […]

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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 to family farmers and ranchers, […]

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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 trade zone, an area reserved […]

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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 growth in developing and emerging […]

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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 an excuse for protectionism. Throughout […]

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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 East, North Africa and many […]

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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 net buyers in the market, […]

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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 to attract more foreign investment. […]

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G20 approves tax crackdown, warns of virus variants

(Corrects the spelling of the World Health Organization in the 19th paragraph) By David Lawder and Leigh Thomas VENICE, Italy (Reuters) – Financial chiefs of major G20 economies have approved a landmark move to prevent multinationals from shifting profits to low-tax tax havens in talks on Saturday where they will also warn that Coronavirus variants […]

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alternative investments: your investment options beyond stocks when Sensex and Nifty reign on lifetime highs

The national stock market is currently trading at record highs, appearing unscathed from the second wave of Covid-19. Nifty is hovering around the 15,700 level and has reached new highs, contrary to what many had anticipated about the impact of Covid on the stock market, given the disruption caused by the first wave. When the […]

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Foreign intrigue: NH is ready to attract more foreign investment | New

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 New Hampshire’s economy. In fact, the latest report on the globalization of New Hampshire prepared by researchers at Plymouth State University (PSU) shows that New Hampshire is ready to attract […]

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Arab container flow to Brazil is underutilized

After Brazilian exports were shipped to Arab countries, the reverse flow of containers was not put to good use, said Jean Stoll (pictured above), global director of protein and dairy at AP Moller-Maersk. The executive participated in the webinar “Logistics and transport between Brazil and the Arab countries: opportunities, challenges and role of the Suez […]

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Several people arrested on drug charges after license tag reader spotted suspicious vehicle

Nathan Michael Wagner, 21, of Rock Hill, SC, Breanna Leigh Hughes, 20, of Fort Lawn, SC, Timothy Mason Alexander, 42, and Pamela Logan Franklin, 46, both of Cornelius, in North Carolina, were all arrested Thursday, July 8 by Alexander County Sheriff’s officers and Taylorsville Police. Wagner, Hughes and Alexander are all charged with criminal possession […]

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China plans annual retail sales growth of 5%

BEIJING, July 9 (Xinhua) – China’s retail sales are expected to reach 50 trillion yuan ($ 7.72 trillion) by 2025, an expected average annual growth of 5% for the period of 14th five-year plan (2021-2025), the Ministry of Commerce announced on Friday. China is committed to building a strong domestic market with new measures to […]

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IMF and World Bank advocate for benefits of central bank-issued digital currencies at G20

The G20 logo is pictured on June 28, 2021 on a balcony overlooking Matera on the eve of a meeting of G20 Foreign and Development ministers held in the city. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP via Getty Images) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank argued […]

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The US war in Afghanistan is over, but who won?

Conventional armies lose if they don’t win, and guerrillas win if they don’t lose, said Henry Kissinger. Saigon’s fall was six years away at the time, but the legendary statesman has already detected the principle behind multiple guerrilla wars, including the one he helped end. This principle – according to conventional wisdom – explains how […]

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Talking about technology and trade: challenges and opportunities in Africa

Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com), a leading provider of customs and trade solutions to governments around the world, will bring together a panel of industry professionals to discuss “Technology and trade in Africa: challenges and opportunities” in a webinar series on July 12 at 1200 HEC. The roundtable will explore revolutionary thinking and innovative ideas on international […]

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AfDB: SDG Acceleration Bonds to Help Close Covid Funding Gaps | News | Eco-Enterprise

The Asian Development Bank (AfDB) encourages developing countries in Southeast Asia to harness the obligations of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to help the recovery of struggling economies still reeling from the Covid-19 and to help them achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals Accelerator Bond (SAB) offers investors a […]

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Why G20 leaders must put cities at the heart of stimulus packages

* All opinions expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Urban areas are on the front lines of COVID-19 and climate crises. Now G20 leaders must listen and learn from them Giuseppe Salais is mayor of Milan, Virginia Raggi is mayor of Rome and Anies […]

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Canadian cherries return to the French market

For the first time in five years, France will allow the return of Canadian cherries to the country. In those five years, France did not allow stone fruits due to the approved use of dimethoate in Canada, regardless of whether Canadian growers avoid using it. However, the French administration said the European Union regulation lowering […]

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Nigeria’s leather exports could generate over $ 1 billion in 4 years – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the value of Nigeria’s leather exports could reach over $ 1 billion by 2025. The vice president disclosed this Tuesday during the inauguration and awareness-raising workshop on the National Plan for the implementation of the leather and leather products policy. What Vice President Osinbajo Said Osinbajo said, “Nigeria is one […]

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National Bank of Ukraine prioritizes green finance

The National Bank of Ukraine in the center of Kiev. (REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko) The last eighteen months of pandemic disruption has been a time of transition for the whole world that has also brought rapid changes in financial ecosystems. The Ukrainian banking sector is now adjusting to this new reality, as well as the […]

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Yellen to push for global minimum tax at G-20 meeting in Europe

TTreasury Secretary Janet Yellen will discuss the formation of a global minimum tax during a meeting with G-20 finance chiefs this weekend in Venice. Yellen will travel to Europe to participate in G-20 meetings on Friday and Saturday, which aim to strengthen multilateral engagement for a world minimum tax, express support for climate change initiatives […]

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China’s extravagant plan for the canal trade route from Greece to Europe

View of the port of Thessaloniki. Credit: George M. Groutas / Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 2.0 China plans to build a trade channel connecting Greece to Europe via the Balkans in order to speed up the transport of goods. It would be part of China‘s $ 3 trillion Belt and Road initiative to close the […]

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Reigning family-owned Abu Dhabi real estate company selling dollar sukuk

DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) – The private department of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan LLC (PD), a relatively small real estate player in Abu Dhabi owned by members of his ruling family, has hired banks for a first sale of US dollars – in sukuk, or Islamic bonds, according to a document released on […]

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G20 and OECD reach global agreement on business taxation

The inclusive framework of the G20 and the OECD have reached an agreement on the global corporate tax. The inclusive G20 framework and the OECD released their global agreement on business taxation on July 1. According to him, the 100 largest companies in the world must pay taxes in countries where their sales are important […]

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What is going on in the world today

As the nation celebrates its 245th birthday, despite all the turmoil hitting the headlines, all the good in the world today is worth remembering – in large part, at least in part, due to the accomplishments of ‘an American foreign policy that has often been badly flawed and yet, since at least World War II, […]

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Are your market expectations unrealistic?

Investors haven’t lost money in this stock market, they’ve lost their minds. They disconnected from reality and entered an alternate universe, a land of milk, honey, and above average stock returns. Well above average. According to Natixis Investment Managers’ latest global individual investor survey, US retail investors now expect long-term average stock returns of 17.5%. […]

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G20: China wants real multilateralism

While China argued that multilateralism was not just a slogan, the United States (United States) called for greater global cooperation in light of the coronavirus crisis at its G20 meeting Tuesday. Italy hosted foreign ministers from a group of 20 major economies in the southern city of Matera in the first face-to-face meeting since the […]

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SEZ exporting units should be encouraged according to the degree of added value: TPCI

Exports from SEZs and Export Oriented Units (EOUs) contributed about 30 percent of the country’s total shipments. Exporting units in special economic zones (SEZs) should be given incentives for the degree of added value it brings to a product in order to stimulate outbound shipments and attract investment in those zones, TPCI said on Saturday. […]

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India joins the G20-OECD Fiscal Framework Agreement

India has joined the inclusive G20-OECD framework agreement that aims to reform international tax rules and ensure multinational companies pay their fair share wherever they operate, the finance ministry said on Friday. However, India will have to reverse the equalization levy it imposes on companies such as Google, Amazon and Facebook when the global tax […]

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A new partnership for 30 years?

In April, the news that Iraq was mediation longtime rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran have captivated Middle Eastern observers. Iraq’s new role as a Saudi-Iranian intermediary comes as the Saudis have taken concrete steps in recent years to establish a meaningful relationship with their northern neighbor, such as reopening their border last November for the […]

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Two botched speeches from the Nicaraguan tyrant

Sewers! By PxMolina / Confidential By Enrique Saenz (confidential) HAVANA TIME – It is a thankless task to refer to Ortega’s speeches, but it must be done. Though his use of grueling verbiage and endless repetitions of his absurd take on history are less and less effective, even for its own supporters, the political struggle […]

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70 infrastructures, development projects underway in the Kish free zone

TEHRAN- As announced by the CEO of Kish Free Zone Organization, 70 infrastructure and development projects are underway in this free zone. Stating that most of these projects are carried out in the infrastructure sector to improve the situation of investors in the island, Jafar Ahangaran estimated the value of investments for these projects at […]

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Successful issuance of Croatian bank bonds on the international capital market

July 2, 2021 – The first Croatian bank bond issue on the international capital market has been a success, with the popular Erste Bank taking another courageous step at national and European level. As Poslovni Dnevnik Written, these Croatian bank bonds were issued with an annual interest rate of 0.75% and a yield to maturity […]

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Spain calls for funding at first meeting of G20 development ministers

The Congress of Deputies in Madrid. Image: La Moncloa Spain’s Secretary of State for International Cooperation, Angeles Moreno Bau, called on the G20 to prioritize and fund aid and development. She told the G20 meeting: “Governments must commit to a new social contract that is both inclusive and inclusive, investing in education, social protection, health […]

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Survive or thrive? Data-Driven Quality and Compliance Now Critical to Supply Chains Mission – TechCrunch

The consumer products industry is constantly evolving to meet consumer demands. New product trends can arise suddenly, forcing brands and retailers to pivot quickly. We saw this happen virtually overnight at the start of the pandemic, when consumers around the world had to quickly outfit their home offices with webcams and other computer accessories and […]

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GGDA: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement – A Major Momentum to Eradicate Poverty in Africa

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will create the largest free trade area (since the formation of the World Trade Organization), in the world as measured by the number of participating countries. The pact connects 1.3 billion people in 55 countries on the African continent, with a combined gross domestic product (GDP) valued at […]

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Green bonds: what is the rate, the duration and when are they available?

Rishi Sunak today revealed more details on the highly anticipated Green Bonds, but they won’t be available until later this year. In his inaugural address at Mansion House in London, the Chancellor said he plans to revamp the financial services industry and make it the “most advanced and exciting” hub in the world as the […]

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The G-20 reflects India’s concern for the welfare of farmers and agro-diversity: Foreign Minister S Jaishankar: The Tribune India

Tribune press service NEW DELHI, JUNE 30 G-20 foreign ministers adopted the “Matera Declaration”, which calls on the global community to step up efforts to contain the effects of the pandemic on lives and livelihoods, to build food chains inclusive and resilient and ensure adequate nutrition for all. Meeting for the first time in the […]

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Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has died at 88

WASHINGTON – Donald Rumsfeld, the double secretary of defense and former presidential candidate whose reputation as a skillful bureaucrat and visionary of a modern US military was shaken by the long and costly Iraq war, died Tuesday. He was 88 years old. In a statement released Wednesday, Rumsfeld’s family said he “was surrounded by his […]

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Markets post their best year since the 1980s

“The strength is general – it lies in the miners, aided by high commodity prices and in banks, with high house prices fueling loans,” she said. The meteoric run added more than $ 430 billion to the market value of the S&The P / ASX 200 – the equivalent of South Africa’s gross domestic product […]

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Saudi Planning Minister and his counterpart discuss Indonesia’s upcoming G20 presidency

DJEDDAH: Mukbang is an internet phenomenon that has grown steadily in popularity over the past few years. The culinary show from South Korea quickly toured the world. It is now gaining popularity in Saudi Arabia with the rise of influencers. Among the Arab YouTubers who regularly upload Mukbang videos are Moe ASMR, with 188,000 subscribers; […]

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What you need to know about the wine trade wars

Oscar Wilde once wrote that “life imitates art much more than art imitates life.” In “The Roaring Mouse”, a late 1950s film, the mythical nation of Grand Fenwick’s only export, a special wine, Pinot Grand Fenwick, faces competition from California; and their economy is collapsing. Like others, after World War II, its leaders note that […]

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Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence, # 35

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 US and NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan expected to be completed by September 11 this year – at only 10 weeks. This will leave a security loophole that China and Russia, as well as countries neighboring Afghanistan, are extremely concerned about. In this week’s BRI Intelligence, we provide an overview of how […]

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Big tech and health stocks lose the most of Biden’s potential tax hikes, says BlackRock

Shannon Stapleton / Reuters Large-cap tech and healthcare stocks could suffer the most if U.S. taxes rise or a global minimum tax is passed, BlackRock analysts wrote in a note. The category with the largest market capitalization and the lowest effective rate was information technology, including Amazon and Microsoft. Analysts have suggested investors consider small […]

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Groups urge G20 to embrace so-called Brady-style bond swaps against 1980s climate

On Monday, three think tanks will unveil a proposal to avert a looming debt crisis and help heavily indebted countries accelerate their move towards more sustainable growth and a low-carbon economy, as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The debt relief proposal for a green and inclusive recovery is modeled on the so-called Brady bonds […]

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China will likely be the world’s largest consumer of cultured meat – but a long and arduous journey awaits it

It is a well-known fact that China’s huge population means it is today and will continue to be in the future, leading to struggles to meet local demand for meat, this which encourages the government to open up to cultivated meat. “[China] suffers from food instability [with its] meat supply very vulnerable to disease, [as […]

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Sinosure becomes first Chinese insurer to open regional office at Dubai International Financial Center – News

A state-funded, policy-oriented insurance company, Sinosure promotes China’s economic, business and commercial development abroad on a not-for-profit basis. The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) announced that the China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation (Sinosure) has selected DIFC as the location for its first office in the Middle East. Sinosure is a state-funded, policy-oriented insurance company […]

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CPC has systemic advantages in economic and societal governance

Illustration: Chen Xia / GT The centenary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) looms as a big celebration takes place in Beijing on July 1 and takes center stage in the world. Under the mandate and stewardship of the CCP, China, the most populous nation on the planet, has transformed into the most dynamic large […]

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Emirates news agency – UAE participates in second meeting of G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion Finance Track

ABU DHABI, June 27, 2021 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates recently participated in the second meeting of the Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) of the G20 Finance Track, which took place virtually. The meeting discussed the impact of COVID-19 on remittances, future developments and possible solutions to existing challenges for cross-border payments and […]

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Municipal Court of Challenge | Local News

Elijah Reinbolt, 32, 848 King St., appeared on charges of Fourth Degree Criminal Harassment Threat. Reinbolt waived the right to a preliminary hearing and the case was linked to the joint plea tribunal. A $ 50,000 bond with a 10% cash allowance was to continue. Cases set for pre-trial hearings: Theodore Dennis Jr., 46, Alvordton, […]

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France, US agree on dangers of rising China, says Blinken

PARIS – Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, speaking in an interview after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, said the United States and France were “on the same page” in their determination to resist the possibility of a world ruled by China. an order which would be “of a profoundly illiberal nature”. On […]

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Erol Kiresepi represented employers around the world at the G20 Labor Ministers’ meeting

erol kiresepi represented employers around the world at the meeting of labor ministers Erol Kiresepi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Santa Farma Ä°laç Sanayii and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Association of Employers of Chemical, Petroleum, Rubber and Plastics Industry (KÄ°PLAS), represented the employers around the world at the […]

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Materials, Cost Fluctuations Dog Contractors | state

A continuing shortage of building materials and fluctuating costs remain a priority for contractors across the United States, according to the United States Chamber of Commerce’s second-quarter Commercial Construction Index. According to a chamber survey, 84 percent of contractors face at least one material shortage. Almost half (46%) say declining availability of construction products has […]

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Hainan Innovation Zone sets up service center for foreign specialists – Business & Economy

HAIKOU, June 22. / TASS /. Jiangdong New District Advanced Innovation Development Zone in the eastern part of Haikou (the administrative center of Hainan) announced the opening of a center to serve foreign specialists seeking employment in Hainan, reported. the Hainan Daily. According to the newspaper, around 80 people attended the opening ceremony, including representatives […]

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Schools to increase reception capacity, gender, social diversity to promote: Dhotre

India will increase school capacity, Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre said at the G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting on Tuesday. These additional seats will aim to close the gap and promote inclusive schooling, in particular the gender and social category gap at all levels of education. This comes at a time when many students, […]

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Trump’s tariffs are said to have caused billions in losses

(Bloomberg) – In early 2020, a highly unlikely anomaly in world trade data began to emerge: China said it was selling more products to the United States than the United States said it was buying. to China. It was a reversal of the normal pattern and a product of the two countries’ trade war, but […]

Free Trade Zones

World Free Zone Organization Tackles Critical Free Zone Issues at AICE 2021

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, President of the World Organization of Free Zones, inaugurated the seventh edition of the Annual International Conference & Exhibition (AICE) 2021, which takes place virtually in Dubai from June 21 to 24, 2021. More of 100 leading keynote speakers and more than 4,000 policymakers, academics, multilateral organizations and global […]

Domestic Bonds

Eurozone PMI data generally improves as virus restrictions relax

Remarks / Observations – Eurozone June Preliminary PMI data mixed but remaining in expansionary territory (Beats: Germany, Eurozone, United Kingdom; Misses: France); Price action Moderate markets were anticipating an improving economic outlook as virus restrictions eased. – Another emerging European central bank expects a hawkish hike (Czech rates saw their rates rise by 25bp; following […]

Trade Wars

American Image Awards honors leaders in diversity and innovation – WWD

The 2021 Virtual AAFA American Image Awards, which benefits the Fashion Designers Council of America Foundation, on Monday honored companies and individuals who stand up for diversity, inclusion, innovation and global reach . This year’s recipients were HanesBrands as Company of the Year; Walmart as Retail Innovator of the Year; Gabriela Hearst as designer of […]

G-20 News

G20 Education Ministers Meeting | Mirage News

The meeting of G20 education ministers took place today in Catania. The G20 ministers who attended the meeting, in presence and by videoconference, reaffirmed the importance of putting education at the center of the international political agenda, as a strategic response to the global crisis generated by the emergency. health, and to take initiatives to […]

Domestic Bonds

Pandemic slows access to restraining orders and peace bonds in Ottawa

Victims of violence against women are struggling to get court-ordered protection in Ottawa due to the pandemic and what appears to be reluctance to grant them, experts say. Last week, Hanadi Mohammed, 50, was allegedly stabbed to death by her 54-year-old husband, Hamid Ayoub, after trying to obtain a restraining order. This alleged act of […]

G-20 News

Exclusive: G20 to approve global minimum corporate tax deal

By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) – World financial leaders will approve an agreement on July 9 and 10 setting a global minimum corporate tax and call for the end of technical work so they can approve the implementation framework in October, said their draft press release. “After many years of discussions and on the basis […]

Trade Wars

Xinjiang polysilicon ban aims to promote Biden’s national agenda

Editor’s Note: Bradley Blankenship is an American journalist, political analyst and independent reporter based in Prague. The article reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of CGTN. According to various sources, the administration of US President Joe Biden is considering a ban on imports of polysilicon from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region […]

Domestic Bonds

Headlines: E-com flash sale prohibited; Airtel partners with Tata for 5G

Chinese company Huawei Tech is seeking access to India’s “Trusted Telecom Portal” and e-commerce companies in India are subject to further scrutiny. The headlines this morning. Government plans strict compliance and flash sale ban in draft standards for e-commerce companies The Center provides guidelines for e-commerce businesses, including the appointment of a compliance officer, prioritizing […]

G-20 News

PREVIEW – Blinken on tour in Europe for forums on Libya, Syria and G-20 meeting

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – June 22, 2021) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken tours Europe to participate in the Libya conference, attend G-20 and coalition meetings to fight the terrorist group Islamic State (banned in Russia), join a multilateral discussion on Syria and hold a plethora of bilateral commitments. In Germany, the first […]

Trade Wars

America’s greatest danger is not China. It’s ourselves

China’s increasingly aggressive geopolitical and economic stance in the world is triggering a violent bipartisan backlash in America. It is good if this leads to more public investment in basic research, education and infrastructure, as the Sputnik shock of the late 1950s did. But it also presents dangers. Over 60 years ago, the sudden, palpable […]

Free Trade Zones

Free, economic and logistical zones and transit trade activated in the south |

By Sami Zaptia. Economic and logistical free zones and transit trade will be activated in the south (Photo: Minister of the Economy). London, June 21, 2021: Inaugurating the Libyan Exhibition for Food, Preservation and Packaging Supplies yesterday at the Tamenhint Exhibition Center in southern Libya, Economy and Trade Minister Mohamed Hwej announced the need to […]

Free Trade Zones

Development projects worth $ 14.7 billion inaugurated in free trade zones and special economic zones

TEHRAN – Some 52 development projects worth 620 trillion rials (over $ 14.7 billion) have been commissioned or started in Iran’s free trade zones and special economic zones Monday, as part of the 74th series of groundbreaking ceremonies since the previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 20). President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the mentioned projects via […]

G-20 News

Photo of Biden sleeping on top of G-7 changed

The claim: Image shows President Joe Biden sleeping on top of the G-7 An image allegedly showing President Joe Biden asleep at the annual Group of Seven summit in Cornwall, England is circulating on social media. Claim follows Biden’s first trip abroad, which included meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Queen Elizabeth II, as […]

Free Trade Zones

Lekki Free Zone Quadrant, Eko Atlantic are national assets

The Senate Committee on Trade, Industry and Investment described Dangote, Lekki, Alaro City and the Lagos Free Zone which made up the quadrant of the Lekki Free Zone Mega Zone and the Eko Atlantic Free Zone as national assets of several billion dollars. Committee chairman Senator Francis Fadahunsi said this as committee members wrapped up […]

Domestic Bonds

External debt fell 1.5% to $ 97 billion at the end of March – BSP

The country’s external debt stock fell by $ 1.4 billion or 1.5% to $ 97 billion at the end of March, from $ 98.5 billion in December, said governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas , Benjamin Diokno, this weekend. “The decline in the level of debt in the first quarter of 2021 was caused mainly […]