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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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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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Indonesia to divide G-20 participants into ‘bubbles’ for Nov. 15-16 summit in Bali

DENPASAR (Bali), February 26 (The Straits Times/ANN): Indonesia will group conference participants into four “bubbles” at the G-20 meetings it will host in Bali later this year, to minimize any spread of Covid-19. Participants will limit interactions inside their respective bubbles, the Department of Health said on Friday evening (February 25). Bubble 1 will be […]

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Indonesia and Singapore condemn Russian invasion of Ukraine — Radio Free Asia

Singapore and Indonesia on Thursday condemned the violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity after Russia invaded the former Soviet republic, but much of the rest of Southeast Asia was silent in its response to development. Russian forces invaded Ukraine early Thursday in what European Union foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell on Twitter called “among Europe’s darkest […]

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Building multilateralism in trade is essential

Failure to do so would be throwing the baby out with the bathwater. Undoubtedly, the current state of global trade has its limits and is not entirely fair to all participants. A number of important issues, including those needed to make international trade fairer and more sustainable over time, remain insufficiently addressed. During its 27 […]

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Tension at Ukrainian border threatens automotive supply chain | News

Tensions have skyrocketed in recent months in Eastern Europe as Russia reportedly massed more than 100,000 troops and heavy weapons on its border with Ukraine, raising fears of an invasion. High-stakes talks between Russia and the West have so far failed to defuse a tense standoff between the two sides. Meanwhile, local businesses are warning […]

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Pak PM Khan departs for Beijing to attend Winter Olympics ceremony and meet with Chinese leaders

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan traveled to China on Thursday for a four-day official visit to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Beijing and meet with the country’s top leaders, including the President Xi Jinping. Khan’s visit marks the culmination of celebrations commemorating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations […]

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Understanding China’s Position as U.S.-Russia Relations Continue to Deteriorate

Beijing Moscow has found common cause in trying to weaken American power and influence,” but China knows that explicitly supporting Putin will antagonize the EU, which is now China’s second largest trading partner. File image of Chinese President Xi Jinping. PA As the United States of America and Russia continue to exchange bitter words on […]

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The EU remains a very potential importer of Vietnamese rice

VIETNAM, January 17 – Visitors at the 5th Việt Nam Rice Festivals in the southern province of Vĩnh Long earlier this month. — Photo VNA/VNS Lê Thúy Hằng HÀ NỘI — With stable and high demand for specialty rice from Asia, the European Union (EU) remains a high-potential market for rice exporters from Việt Nam, […]

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Somaliland resists Chinese influence in Africa as it seeks…

(MENAFN – SomTribune) The self-declared state of Somaliland seeks recognition from the United States as it presents itself as a counterweight to Chinese influence in the Horn of Africa. Calls are mounting for Washington to set up a representative office in Somaliland, which hosted a delegation of congressional staff in its capital Hargeisa in mid-December. […]

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Malta’s corporate debt is the fourth highest in the world

Malta has the fourth highest amount of corporate debt relative to its GDP, behind its smaller state counterparts Luxembourg, Ireland and Cyprus, a study has found. Corporate debt in Malta totals nearly 215% of GDP, according to statistics published by UK consultancy Utility Bidder and based on IMF corporate debt data. Here, corporate debt includes […]

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India aims to reshape regional energy balance in 2021 | India News

NEW DELHI: In a year marked by the coronavirus pandemic, India has shown a strong determination to expand its strategic influence by resetting the regional balance of power in the face of an increasingly complex geopolitical tangle of facing an aggressive China and dealing with the aftermath of the Taliban. rapid takeover in Kabul. Distrustful […]

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Turkey’s frenetic economy: Erdogan unfazed by inevitable financial collapse

What has the European Commission proposed? The European Commission has proposed a directive to guarantee a minimum effective global tax rate of 15% for large groups operating in the European Union. agreement reached by the OECD / G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS). The proposal sets out how the effective tax […]

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Cicor announces details of its proposed mandatory convertible bond issue

Cicor Technologies Ltd / Keyword (s): Obligation 22-Dec-2021 / 07:00 CET / CESTPublication of an ad hoc announcement in accordance with art. 53 LRThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this advertisement. Bronschhofen, December 22, 2021 – Cicor Group (SIX Swiss Exchange: CICN) announces the terms and conditions of a five-year interest-free convertible […]

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Why connectivity can strengthen European sovereignty – European Council on Foreign Relations

The covid-19 pandemic, the global semiconductor shortage and the recent rise in energy prices show just how interconnected and vulnerable international trade has become. Germany has benefited enormously from this form of globalization. However, in a world where industrial finished products often contain components from hundreds of suppliers on different continents, a problem at one […]

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Importance of equitable vaccine distribution

Likewise, this year has shown us how interconnected our economies are. Let me use an example you all know Globally, the number of weekly COVID-19 cases and deaths has increased for more than a month. During the week of November 15-21, 2021, nearly 3.6 million new confirmed cases and over 51,000 deaths were reported, reflecting […]

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Divided Cyprus clears band for 5G across division, KNEWS

A low-frequency band that can provide a better 5G experience for home users will be released on both sides of divided Cyprus, but the key deal reached by the two communities could be overshadowed by the ongoing 5G wars overseas. A UN statement released on Friday said Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders in Cyprus had […]

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Biden administration to spend billions on aging US ports

Aerial view of a COSCO container ship unloading cargo at the Port of Los Angeles on October 26, 2021 in San Pedro, California. Qian Weizhong | China Visual Group | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Tuesday presented several initiatives to address immediate supply chain challenges and other disruptions affecting global trade. Several […]

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Gun tracing study involves Russia in Ukraine conflict

KYIV, Ukraine – A study of the weapons and ammunition used in the war in Ukraine shows that Russia has systematically fueled the conflict with arms deliveries, according to a new report funded by the European Union and the German government. The study is not the first to reach this conclusion: the United States and […]

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WTO negotiator Santiago Wills sees ‘landing zones’ for deal reducing damaging fisheries subsidies

The chairman of the World Trade Organization negotiations to eliminate fisheries subsidies said he was “very optimistic” about the possibility of reaching a deal before a next ministerial meeting. Santiago Wills, who recently extended the time available to delegates before the release of the latest draft text, said there had been “progress in finding landing […]

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Sena calls Prime Minister Modi irresponsible for wandering atop G-20 without a mask amid spread of COVID

Commenting on PM Modi’s tour to the G-20 summit and the meetings taking place on the sidelines, Shiv Sena, via his spokesman Saamana, criticized the prime minister. Stressing that the prime minister has let his guard down against COVID-19, Saamana said it was irresponsible of the prime minister to interact with other world leaders without […]

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World leaders approve global corporate minimum tax as G-20 kicks off

ROME – President Joe Biden and other world leaders expressed support for a global minimum corporate tax at Saturday’s closed-door G20 summit, a monumental deal that U.S. officials say will lead to increased revenues to fund Biden’s Build Back Better program. . After Saturday’s first plenary session, a senior Biden administration official said the leaders […]

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G20 urged to redistribute surplus Covid vaccines

Leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies are expected to take advantage of a meeting this weekend in Rome to agree on how to transfer surplus Covid-19 vaccines to low-income countries, said a group of former presidents and prime ministers. In a letter to Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, 100 former leaders and ministers around […]

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Climate change threatens to devastate major world economic powers, including the United States

The world’s largest economies will suffer serious human and economic consequences from climate change, especially if no action is taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study of the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), an Italian research center. “From droughts, heat waves and sea level rise to dwindling food supplies and […]

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Former Brazilian diplomat calls on G20-led multipolar world to tackle post-COVID issues

ANI | Update: October 19, 2021 2:54 AM STI Moscow [Russia], October 19 (ANI / Sputnik): It is necessary to rethink the existing world order, by privileging the multipolar world and by granting to the Group of Twenty, a forum of the 19 most influential nations and to the European Union otherwise called G20, a […]

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The new order of commerce

October 9, 2021 THIS DIARY was founded in 1843 to campaign for the repeal of British protectionist corn laws (which was carried out three years later). The argument for free trade was that tariffs enrich the rich to the detriment of the poor, and that discrimination against foreigners leads to mock retaliation, making it worse […]

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Amid tensions with US, Erdogan praises Russian ties

MOSCOW – Relations between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Biden administration may crumble, but on Wednesday the Turkish leader made clear his access to an alternative partner for trade and military deals: Russian President Vladimir V. Putin. At a three-hour meeting in Sochi, a seaside town on the Black Sea, Russia – the first […]

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The fault lines hampering plans for a strong US-EU alliance on technology and trade

These differences could undermine the council’s broader goal of determining how the world is dealing with the challenges posed by emerging technologies like artificial intelligence. And they do not bode well for President Joe Biden’s attempts to smooth international alliances after the trade wars and tensions sparked by former President Donald Trump. Officials on both […]

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German elections herald Messier’s policy and weaker leadership after Merkel

BERLIN – After 16 years of Angela Merkel as chancellor, the Germans dispersed their voices across the political spectrum on Sunday in elections to replace her, a fractured return that heralds a more complicated political era in Germany and weaker German leadership in Europe. The preliminary official results gave the center-left Social Democrats a lead […]

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Why is it always so difficult to buy a next-gen console?

It has now been almost a year since the release of the next generation consoles from Microsoft and Sony. The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 both hit shelves in November 2020, alongside Microsoft’s smaller, all-digital S-series. They immediately responded to an important request; pre-orders sold out quickly and most customers had to wait until […]

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Buhari calls on G20 to cancel Nigeria’s debt after new request for € 4 billion, € 710 million loan

President Muhammadu Buhari urged the G20 to expand debt suspension initiatives in Nigeria and other developing / least developed countries. Buhari made the appeal on Friday when addressing world leaders at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The members of the G20 are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, […]

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Public-private partnership imperative to make Santacruz electronics export processing zone world-class, says Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal at the event in Mumbai (Photo / ANI) Bombay (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 24 (ANI): The Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone (SEEPZ) in Mumbai may become “world-class” through a public-private partnership program, the Minister of Commerce and Industry said on Thursday. ‘Union Industry, Piyush Goyal. Goyal visited SEEPZ on Thursday as part […]

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EAM S Jaishankar to attend G4 and G20 meetings in US; discuss Afghanistan

India will participate in the G4 foreign ministers meeting on September 22 and the G20 meeting called to discuss the unfolding situation in Afghanistan and will also brief world leaders. Foreign Minister (EAM) Dr. S Jaishankar will represent India at the meetings. EAM S Jaishankar is already in New York and has already participated in […]

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Indonesia to focus on economic recovery during G20 presidency

Indonesia will assume the presidency of the G20 at the end of 2021 for the first time since the forum was established in 1999. Indonesia was invited to join the forum in 2008. Italy, the current president of the G20, will hand over the presidency to Indonesia at the Rome summit, scheduled for October 30 […]

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Brexit LIVE: EU issues ultimatum by Norway in tense ‘cod war’ | Politics | New

The row centers on Svalbard in the Arctic Circle, a territory created in 1920 and ruled by Norway. The country also claims sovereignty over the archipelago’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for fishing within a 200-mile radius and stresses that it is responsible for setting quotas for all fish stocks in the region. Oslo allocated 18,000 […]

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Military pact between US, UK and Australia threatens war on China

This week’s dramatic announcement of the AUKUS military alliance between the United States, Britain and Australia made explicit the fault lines of a terrible war between the nuclear powers. Hatched over months of secret negotiations, the pact rekindles the WWII Pacific alliance against Japan, this time against China. British Carrier Strike Group 2021, led by […]

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Union Min Piyush Goyal Attends Two-Day G20 Sherpas Meeting; highlights India’s progress

India’s Trade and Industry Minister and Indian G20 Sherpa Piyush Goyal attended the two-day G20 Sherpa meeting in digital format on September 15-16, Foreign Ministry said (MEA ) on September 17th. This was Piyush Goyal’s first G20. meeting since his appointment as G20 Indian Sherpa. “Ambassador Luigi Mattiolo, the Italian G20 Sherpa, chaired the meeting […]

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The G20 called on to defend multilateralism

The Group of 20, which includes 19 countries and the European Union, should defend true multilateralism in a spirit of solidarity and cooperation in order to define the direction of global governance and jointly address the common challenges facing the world. said President Xi Jinping mentioned. In a telephone conversation with Italian Prime Minister Mario […]

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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. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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AP Interview: UN Aid Chief: Tackling Root Causes of Suffering

UNITED NATIONS (PA) – Outgoing UN humanitarian chief warns “explosion” in humanitarian aid needs in recent years will continue to escalate until major powers tackle root causes of hunger and despair – conflict, extremism, climate change, bad governance, corruption and violence, to name a few. Mark Lowcock, who resigns Friday after four years, said in […]

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Biden set to undo Trump’s trade legacy with EU deal

President BidenJoe Biden Former representative Rohrabacher says he participated in the Jan.6 march to Capitol Hill but did not storm building Saudis picked up drugs in Cairo used to kill Khashoggi: Biden report seeks to create momentum for Putin PLUS reunionThe recently unveiled agreement to end a long-standing trade dispute with Europe marks its first […]

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UPDATE 1-After NATO, Biden looks to the EU for renewal of transatlantic relations

* In Brussels, Biden moves to the EU after NATO * Biden could announce truce in Trump-era trade war * Biden will meet the Belgian King, Prime Minister (Redesigns with trade disputes, NATO summit) By John Chalmers and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, June 15 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden will step up efforts to renew […]

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‘Whatever it takes’, Britain’s Johnson warns EU against post-Brexit trade

Britain will do “whatever it takes” to protect its territorial integrity in a trade dispute with the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday, threatening to take emergency action if no solution is found. was found. Johnson’s threat appeared to break a temporary truce in a war of words over part of the […]

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French President Macron says US is ‘definitely’ back, welcomes Biden to ‘the club’

The heat between President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron continued to be fully visible on the second day of the G-7 summit in Cornwall, England on Saturday – leaders sat down for a bilateral meeting in the lead – tête-à-tête on the beach and Macron agreeing that America is “definitely” back. “I think […]

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Transatlantic talks to end steel tariffs face tough issue (China)

“The conversation is a lot less, when it comes to steel, about bilateral relations and tariffs, and it’s a lot more about strategy with China,” said Chad Bown, senior researcher at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. The tariffs are popular with steel and aluminum companies and, perhaps more importantly, unions representing their workers. Many […]

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Luxury brands rethink e-commerce strategies as pandemic affects in-store retail

Trade wars and Brexit also create challenges for the luxury sector, according to Hogan Lovells webinar Andrey_Popov; Shutterstock The Covid-19 pandemic has forced luxury brands to embrace e-commerce faster and rethink how they can deliver an exclusive and personalized experience online, according to Pamela Weinstock, an expert in entertainment and fashion law. Weinstock – speaking […]

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Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence, # 32

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Welcome to this week’s issue of China Briefing’s Belt & Road Initiative Weekly Investor Intelligence Summary. Welcome to this week’s issue of China Briefing’s Belt & Road Initiative Weekly Investor Intelligence Summary. Significant Eurasian development, although ignored by Western media, took place last week with the holding of SPIEF 2021 in […]

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Smart computing sets new records After G7 countries agree on global corporate tax rate, attention shifts to G20; Giants TCS, Infosys, HCL Tech skyrocket

Indian IT companies have been on a winning streak since the start of this week after the Group of Seven (G7) countries agreed to support a minimum global corporate tax rate. Tech-heavy stocks in Indian markets saw a strong rally and further increased sector indices on Sensex and Nifty 50, even as broad markets remained […]

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World Environment Day: What We Know About India’s Net Zero Emissions Target | Latest India News

Shortly after the Biden administration took over and pledged to resume its commitment to climate change, which took a backseat for four years during the tenure of Donald Trump, the President’s special envoy. for the climate, John Kerry, visited India ahead of the climate leaders’ summit. . The United States has assured the world of […]

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Turkey set to announce new natural gas discoveries in the Black Sea

Through Firat Kozok and Cagan Koc at 3/6/2021 Click to enlarge ANKARA (Bloomberg) – Turkey has discovered new deposits of natural gas in the Black Sea, people familiar with the matter say, and is expected to make an announcement soon. Initial data from the offshore Amasra-1 well shows a significant amount of newly discovered gas, […]

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Indonesia unveils strategies to chair 2022 G20 presidency

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Economy Coordination Minister Airlangga Hartarto unveiled Indonesia’s strategies to chair the G20 Sherpa in 2022 as members of this international forum work to tackle huge impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and public health. “The global COVID-19 pandemic has made this forum face more complex challenges, and hopes Indonesia will […]

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Coup in Mali, vaccine production in Africa and volcano eruption in DRC

Malian transitional president and prime minister dismissed in coup Mali’s transitional vice-president, Assimi Goïta, announced on Tuesday that he had resigned from his post the transitional president Bah N’Daw, the transitional prime minister Moctar Ouane and several advisers during another coup. Goïta – who also led last year’s coup – said the dismissals were due […]

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Successful issue of a € 300 million 10-year bond issue

Successful issue of a 10-year bond issue of 300 million euros bearing interest at 1,000% Wendel has successfully placed a bond loan of 300 million euros maturing in June 2031 and bearing interest at 1000%. The issue was very well received by investors and was oversubscribed approximately 3 times. The bonds were mainly placed with […]

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Prepare for a Disorderly Transition to a Low Carbon Era, Companies and Investors Say | Greenhouse gas emissions

Big companies and investors in the world’s largest economies should prepare for a turbulent transition to a low-carbon future, as none of the G20 countries are on track to achieve their climate ambitions, according to a new report. There is “no longer a realistic chance” for an orderly transition for global financial markets, as political […]

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Ghana sells sustainable bonds, the first social debt for education in Africa

Ghana plans to raise up to $ 1 billion through the sale of sustainable bonds, including Africa’s first social debt to fund a flagship policy to expand access to education. The proceeds from the sale would help refinance domestic debt used for social and environmental projects, including loans taken to pay for the government’s free […]

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Unequal access to vaccines scandalous, says WHO chief, Europe News & Top Stories

GENEVA • The Covid-19 pandemic is perpetuated by a “scandalous injustice” in the distribution of vaccines, said yesterday the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) by setting new objectives to protect the populations of the countries poorer. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned that no country should assume it is “out of the […]

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India-UK summit: a giant leap together

As the rubble of the Babri Mosque fell into the vacuum cleaner in Ayodhya, British Prime Minister John Major became the first foreign dignitary to visit India after the demolition. To the surprise and delight of his hosts in New Delhi, he praised India’s commitment to a “secular constitution and tolerance and protection of minorities” […]

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G-20, pharmaceutical companies promise more vaccines for poorest countries, Europe News & Top Stories

ROME • Coronavirus vaccine producers pledged billions of doses for poorest countries at Group of 20 (G-20) health summit, where leaders pledged to expand access injections to end the pandemic. The bosses of Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have announced that they will provide around 3.5 billion doses of the vaccine at cost or […]

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‘Failure for humanity’: rich world wants to end vaccine inequalities

Rich country leaders and big drugmakers on Friday pledged to do more to close the surprising gap in the fight against COVID-19, with an increased flow of much-needed vaccines to poorer regions. Heavily funded massive vaccination campaigns are helping many wealthy countries reduce infections, but few vaccines have reached less developed countries where the virus […]

Money Management

How COVID-19 Affects Microfinance

By now, it is clear that the global coronavirus pandemic and the resulting government-imposed lockdowns have had an unprecedented impact on the global economy. But what may not have been sufficiently clarified to date is how critical the situation has become for the groups most at risk from this downturn. Specifically, low-income groups in developing […]

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Key aspects regarding the postponement of repayment of loans granted to debtors affected by the Covid-19 pandemic

On Monday March 30, 2020, Government Emergency Ordinance no. 37/2020 concerning the granting of certain facilities for loans granted by credit institutions and non-bank financial institutions in Romania to certain categories of debtors (the “GEO 37/2020”) has entered into force. The GEO 37/2020 was issued following clarifications provided by the National Bank of Romania (the […]

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Tobacco growers envision a greater 12 months

JOHNSTON COUNTY, NC – Planting begins slowly. A wet February put TJ Sasser and his staff of farmers at Kornegay Household Farms just a few weeks not on time. It was not till the primary week of March to sow the final of the three greenhouses reserved for tobacco crops. “It did not actually hit […]

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UK price range: Sunak unveils free ports to spice up financial system and commerce after Brexit

The Port of Felixstowe. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg British Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an inventory of eight English freeports, low-cost buying and selling zones being created to encourage funding and increase commerce within the wake of Brexit and the coronavirus disaster. The successful bids got here from ports […]

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Raimondo is confirmed as commerce secretary

Raimondo, 49, a former enterprise capitalist re-elected for her second time period as chief government of Rhode Island in 2018, will assume command of a federal company with broad obligations and a rising portfolio. Lengthy thought to be a mere business-friendly outpost in Washington, the division has lately grow to be an energetic participant in […]

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Italian G20 Presidency kicks off, ministers comply with proceed efforts to revive coronavirus

Senior finance officers from the world’s main economies walked out of Friday’s summit with a deal to embark on a extra multilateral course of to stem the unfold of the coronavirus pandemic and enhance international financial progress. Friday’s digital summit of finance ministers and central financial institution governors was the primary main occasion for Italy’s […]