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Gloom as exports fall in Italy, figures suggest

January 19, 2020 admin 0

Italian exports fell by 4.2 percent in November 2019 compared to the previous month, and by 3.2 percent compared to November of 2018, ISTAT national statistics agency reported on Friday. The year-on-year decline in exports […]

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Russia’s “BBB-” credit rating is stable

January 18, 2020 admin 0

Standard & Poor (S&P) said in a report on Saturday that the outlook of Russia’s “BBB-” credit rating is stable. The agency affirmed Russia’s foreign currency long-term and short-term sovereign credit rating at “BBB-/A-3.” “Risks […]

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UK retail sales decline for 5 consecutive months

January 17, 2020 admin 0

Britain’s retail sales fell by 0.6 percent in December 2019 comparing with the previous month, marking the fifth consecutive month of no growth, said the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Friday. The quantity bought in […]

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German cabinet approves new raw materials strategy

January 16, 2020 admin 0

The German cabinet approved the new raw materials strategy, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Engery (BMWi) announced on Wednesday. “For Germany as an industrial and export nation, a reliable supply of raw materials […]

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South Korea’s online shopping hits record

January 2, 2020 admin 0

South Korea’s online shopping hit a record monthly high in November on a record demand for food delivery services, statistical office data showed Thursday. Shopping in the cyberspace reached a new high of 12.76 trillion […]

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World Trade Organization lauded by Roberto Azevedo

January 2, 2020 admin 0

Over the past 25 years, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has helped transform international economic relations, said Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the WTO, on Wednesday. “Binding rules for global trade in goods and services have […]