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Global Times investigates: China’s zero COVID policy and flexible measures ensure minimal impact on supply chains | News

BEIJING, March 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Concerns in some US media over potential supply chain backlash as a series of Omicron cases hit some of the China the great manufacturing and commercial cities testify to China importance in the global supply chain, analysts and industry insiders said on Friday. While …

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Mixed signals abound in oil | Rigzone

(The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the attributed sources and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rigzone or the author.) In this week’s edition of oil and gas industry hits and misses, Rigzone’s regular market watchers focus on market volatility, inventory reports, high-frequency trading …

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several years of history pass in just one week – Asian Chemical Connections

LAST WEEK, I asked if the long-standing put option for petrochemical companies and investors would still apply to China 2022. The put option is based on the well-established notion that the worse things happen in the short term, the better the immediate prospects, as Beijing always comes up to the …

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Chinese markets in turmoil as Russia joins risk list

(Bloomberg) — Global investors are losing faith in China’s ability to navigate an increasingly complex maze of challenges. Bloomberg’s Most Read The war in Ukraine raises the specter of severe sanctions against Chinese companies if they decide to acquire stakes in Russian energy and materials producers. The risk of Chinese …

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Euro rebounds ahead of ECB meeting, Polish zloty and Hungarian forint surge

A picture taken April 18, 2007 in London shows a woman holding euro and US dollar banknotes. Bertrand Langlois | AFP via Getty Images The euro rose on Wednesday, briefly approaching $1.10, buoyed ahead of this week’s European Central Bank meeting by reports that European Union countries were discussing a …

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Germans endorse government U-turn on Ukraine | Germany | In-depth news and reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW

The Russian invasion of Ukraine led the German government to drastically change policy. On Sunday February 27, Chancellor Olaf Scholz of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) announced the export of arms to Ukraine, a dramatic increase in defense spending and his country’s support for tough sanctions against Russia, which is …

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“I see my people dying”, says a volunteer from the Ukrainian medical battalion

It is just 3 p.m. in Kyiv and fierce battles are taking place between Ukrainian and Russian forces all over Ukraine. Here’s what you need to know: Talks continue: A second round of talks between Russia and Ukraine is expected to take place today, according to a Ukrainian presidential aide. …

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Venezuela’s oil industry: challenges and illusions

The oil industry continues to be by far the most important sector of the Venezuelan economy. Although it seems unlikely that the production levels achieved before 2014 can be achieved, stabilizing and increasing oil production is essential to any prospect of economic recovery in the short to medium term. Venezuela’s …

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Should Iran bet its future on Russia?

After the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, relations between Iran and Russia went through ups and downs. During the Iran-Iraq war, for example, Russia armed the Iraqis against Iran, but over time their relationship improved and today the two are strategically aligned in opposition to the United States. …

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Will retailers find it harder to pass on price increases in the coming months? – RetailWire

February 14, 2022 The Labor Department said last week that inflation in the United States hit a new four-decade high in January, accelerating to an annual rate of 7.5%. Consumers have yet to fully feel the sticker shock, but they might very soon. A healthy economy supported by stimulus spending …

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The China Factor and India’s Security Threat – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Bangladesh is expected to become India’s fourth largest export destination in FY 2022 and currently ranks fifth. This indicates that Bangladesh has increased its purchasing power capacity. Bangladesh’s economic expansion pushed it in this direction. Bangladesh has overtaken India in major social phenomena and is poised to overtake Indian economy …

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[SMM Report] China Copper Market Review 2021 and Forecast_SMM

SHANGHAI, Feb. 10 (SMM) — Looking back to 2021, the global economy has recovered in the post-pandemic era. Copper prices rose sharply and then moved in a range for an extended period. With the continued decline in new COVID cases and the lifting of pandemic prevention and containment measures, the …

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MySize acquires Orgad, an omnichannel e-commerce platform present on Amazon.com

AIRPORT CITY, Israel, February 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MySize, Inc.. (NASDAQ: MYSZ) (TASE: MYSZ.TA) (“MySize” or the “Company”), the provider of AI-based measurement solutions to drive revenue growth and reduce costs for its commercial customers, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Orgad, an omnichannel e-commerce platform. Orgad is …

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The stars of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival | Cinema/Television

Thanks to this nefarious variant of Omicron, the Sundance Film Festival has gone entirely virtual again this year, and your humble Nashville Scene critic was parked on the sofa to check. This year’s Sundance lineup might not have been as prolific as 2021’s explosive line-up, in which films like On …

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Kraft-Heinz raises prices again on dozens of products as inflation continues to bite

Written by Charles Hugh Smith via the OfTwoMinds blog, The big winners from inflation are those who demand little from global supply chains, the frugal, and those who own their own labor, skills, and businesses. As the case for systemic inflation grows stronger, the question arises: who wins and who …

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Country making progress against pessimism, PM says

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told parliament on Wednesday that Bangladesh is moving towards progress by dispelling all misconceptions about the future of independent Bangladesh. “Bangladesh is marching towards development and progress by negating all the misconceptions of the pessimists regarding the future of independent Bangladesh,” she …

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Think give-and-take to develop business relationships

Since India turned its back on the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), New Delhi has sought to insure us against Asian trade isolation with a renewed focus on free trade agreements (FTAs) bilateral with privileged partners. “Look West” was widely appealing, but progress was slow. With the EU, as …

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capex: Nippon India’s Ashutosh Bhargava picks four major capex games for 2022

“I expect the overall growth momentum to continue, driven by urban consumption and capital expenditure. Areas like roads, urban infrastructure and renewable energy need to be watched,” says Ashutosh Bhargava, fund manager and head of equity research, Nippon India Mutual Fund. How do you think this year will go? Which …

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Ships from the North: Why autarky can’t be New Zealand’s answer to climate change

DAILY BLOG EDITOR Martyn Bradbury recently warned readers that climate change mitigation is now Aotearoa New Zealand’s only viable option. Reversing the steady rise in global temperatures might have been possible if the major industrial powers had taken action fifty years ago. Tragically, they refused to make the necessary changes, …

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Canada’s export outlook in 2022 | EDC

Assets related to industrial production are also hot. Mining exports are more than 40% above pre-pandemic levels, and chemicals and plastics exports are not far behind. Forest product shipments are also booming, driven by strong homebuilding activity in the United States and a global need for paper packaging, driven in …

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India’s crippled reform path

Is India a market maker or a market maker? In financial jargon, “takers” buy or sell at the price available in the market while “decision-makers” actively buy and sell, thus shaping the market price and making it liquid. Applied to sovereigns, the United States is certainly a “market maker” like …

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M&S steals retail crown from upstart online rivals

It looked like a sign of things to come in January 2020 when the market value of fast fashion retailer Boohoo surpassed that of venerable Marks and Spencer, once the UK’s largest clothing retailer. But two years later, M&S is comfortably worth more than Boohoo and its online rival Asos …

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United States opens door to negotiations with Russia on missile deployment and military exercises | International

The United States presents itself with one of lime and another of sand before the new round of talks with Russia on Ukraine which takes place this Monday in Geneva. The Joe Biden administration opens the door to negotiations with the Kremlin on issues such as missile deployment and the …

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Which utility stock is a better buy?

Brookfield Infrastructure Corporation, based in New York (BIPC) owns and operates regulated natural gas transmission networks in Brazil. The company is also engaged in the regulated distribution of gas and electricity in the United Kingdom. In comparison, Archaea Energy Inc. (LFG), headquartered at Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, is a producer of renewable …

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Despite US pessimism, Iranian officials and media optimistic about nuclear talks

As the US State Department expressed caution on Tuesday on the progress of nuclear talks in Vienna, Iranian officials and media said a deal could be close. “At a minimum, any progress … falls short of Iran’s accelerated nuclear measures and is far too slow,” spokesman Ned Price said. during …

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Arms diplomacy was Israel’s legacy to gain diplomatic victories. But Pegasus had a bad image

TThe Indian government does not deny or admit to having used Pegasus, spyware for surveillance. This opacity is cheeky! It is now a fact that the software track was found in the phones of Indian citizens and that it came from a private Israeli company – the NSO Group – …

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Covid News: Omicron did not influence the least vaccinated US counties

A security checkpoint at Denver International Airport on Sunday. While the coronavirus was a major factor in the groundings, bad weather and maintenance issues also caused problems.Credit…David Zalubowski / Associated press Flight disruptions in the United States continued on Monday as many people made their first trip in nearly two …

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The centrality of the Saudi fixed-peg regime

The centrality of the Saudi fixed-parity currency regime From time to time, the Saudi fixed parity comes under speculative pressure to loosen the riyal from its peg in US dollars. This has happened during periods of low oil price volatility and sharp reductions in the Kingdom’s foreign exchange reserves, such …

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Electric Vehicle Adhesives Markets: Power Train, Exterior, Interior, Resin Type, Substrate, Liquid, Film & Tape – Global Forecast to 2026 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The “Global Electric Vehicle Adhesives Market By Application (Powertrain, Exterior, Interior), Resin Type, Substrate, Shape (Liquid, Film & Tape), Vehicle Type (Electric Car, Electric Bus, Electric Bicycle) , electric truck), and Region – Forecast to 2026 “has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global electric …

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Peter Dunne: Time is running out for big government reforms

Comment There will be plenty of pebbles under beach towels for government ministers this summer, with little time to make substantial policy reforms this quarter beyond managing Covid, writes Peter Dunne Opinion: Parliament closed the year this week. For many MPs, that means they can enjoy a generally well-deserved break …

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Facing the democratic shift: The Tribune India

Shyam saran Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Senior Researcher, Center for Policy Research US President Joe Biden hosted a virtual democracy summit last week. The summit will kick off a full year of action to promote democracy around the world with a follow-up summit – in person this time …

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Modi’s statement “Democracy has delivered” is lifted but false. Look at Communist China

Representative image of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping | Illustration: Soham Sen | The imprint Text size: A- A + UPresident S Joe Biden hosted a virtual “Democracy Summit” last week. This summit kicked off a full year of action to promote democracy around the …

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IEA sees a “more comfortable” year for the oil market in 2022, Auto News, ET Auto

The agency said it now expects global oil demand to increase by 5.4 million barrels per day in 2021 and 3.3 million in 2022, when it will return to pre-pandemic levels. to 99.5 million barrels per day. Paris: The Omicron variant of the coronavirus will slow the recovery in global …

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Covid Live Updates: Omicron Spread, Vaccine, Mandate News

Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. A statewide mask mandate goes into effect Monday, forcing all businesses and public spaces that do not verify vaccine status to require a mask.Credit…Karsten Moran for The New York Times Starting Monday, when New Yorkers hit a store for a quick purchase, they will again need …

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Promote the manufacture of solar equipment

ISLAMABAD: Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels have reached maturity. The global installed capacity of photovoltaic solar panels stands at 728 gigawatts in 2021, and is expected to grow at a rapid rate of 13.78% to reach 1,645 GW. In monetary terms, the 2026 market is valued at over $ 200 billion. …

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Israel satisfied with US pivot to pressure Iran nuclear talks

The United States is stepping up sanctions pressure against Iran … Talks between the parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or Iranian nuclear deal) resumed in Vienna on December 9, after a six-day hiatus, with low expectations, as we report here and here. As negotiators meet again, …

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New StrategyR Study Highlights $ 27.3 Billion Global Market for Electric Vehicle Polymers by 2026

FACTS AT A GLANCEEditing: 4; Posted: November 2021Executive pool: 613Companies: 48 – Players covered include AGC Chemicals; Arkema; Arlanxeo; Asahi Kasei; BASF SE; Celanese; Petrochemical Group of China (Sinopec Group); Covestro; Daikin Industries; DowDuPont; DSM engineering plastics; Elkem; Evonik Industries; JSR Company; LANXESS; LG Chem; Lyondellbasell Industries; Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation; …

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Exporters Roundtable Reveals Everyone Is Affected

November 22, 2021 Congestion at ports continues unabated and supply chain disruption is becoming more complicated, raising significant international economic challenges. “What we are experiencing today is a different kind of bottling, which has an impact on international trade and the entire global supply chain. Everyone is affected, from families …

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A ‘techlash’ with Chinese characteristics – TechCrunch

Emilie de La Bruyère Donor Emily de La Bruyere is co-founder of Horizon Advisory, a geopolitical consulting firm. Its work focuses on China’s technology standards strategy, digital ambitions, industrial policy, as well as their implications for global security, the economy, and human rights. His analysis has been published in The …

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FAMI Stock’s Absurdly Low Valuation Makes It One of China’s Best Deals

Have you ever imagined that you would invest in a Chinese agricultural products company? Maybe not, but Closed (NASDAQ:FAMI) is worthy of your investment capital, because there is a hidden gem in the FAMI share. Source: Shutterstock Now I know what some of you are thinking. Chinese stocks are toxic, …

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Global food prices peak in more than a decade

The UN barometer of world food prices has reached a new high, reaching its highest level since July 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said Thursday. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks international prices for a basket of food items, is up 3.9% from …

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Stop telling kids they will die from climate change

Is climate change the greatest threat to humanity? A lot of people would say so. Young people in particular feel desperate. A recent survey asked 10,000 young people aged 16 to 25 in 10 countries about their attitudes towards climate change. The results were overwhelming. More than half said “humanity …

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Neonatal Metabolic Screening Market to Cross Coherence-Driven Ellipse Reaching US $ 247 Million from 2020 to 2030

The Newborn Metabolic Screening Market will attend a 9.2% CAGR, reaching 247 million US dollars Between 2020 to 2030. With medical IoT involving the use of portable monitors, devices and various integrated applications regarding healthcare needs, the healthcare vertical is set to reach new heights in the coming period. This …

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Pakistan must fix house for economic growth

KARACHI: The recent statement by US Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman to India that the visit to Pakistan is “a very specific and narrow goal” and “we do not see large-scale relationship building” is another signal. alarm for those citizens who still sleep in the fantasies of glory. Our …

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Offshore assets and tax evasion

PUBLISHED October 10, 2021 ISLAMABAD: The state and individuals have conflicting interests when it comes to collecting and paying taxes. Every government tries to generate income, especially income tax. But individuals and businesses, with the help of tax advisors and accountants, structure their transactions to minimize the tax impact on …

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David Frum: How Democrats Could Spark Trump Return

Are constitutionally committed Americans doing all they can to prevent a pro-Trump plot to pervert the 2024 election? Maybe not. But alongside that question, here’s another: Are constitutionally committed Americans doing all they can to prevent Donald Trump from winning the 2024 election in a fair and square manner? The …

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Food prices: the rising cost of bread

Food price updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about food price news. Soaring natural gas prices put an end to the soda boom and crippled chicken production. Now fears are spreading that high fertilizer prices could inflate the cost of our daily bread, …

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Mirakl Announces $ 555 Million Series E Funding to Drive Accelerated Growth of Leading Global Companies Through Online Marketplace

With a valuation exceeding $ 3.5 billion, New Funding Extends Mirakl’s Leadership in Enterprise Markets Category Amid Explosive Growth of E-Commerce and Platform Business Model PARIS and BOSTON, September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Mirakl, the industry’s first and most advanced enterprise marketplace SaaS platform, today announced that the …

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Evergrande’s problems weigh on global markets

This is an audio transcript of the FT News Briefing podcast episode: Evergrande’s problems weigh on global markets Marc FilippinoHello from the Financial Times. Today is Tuesday, September 21, and this is your FT News Briefing. [MUSIC PLAYING] The financial crisis of Chinese real estate developer Evergrande worries investors. We …

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Better Buy: Home Depot vs. Lowe’s

In this episode of The fiveMotley Fool contributors Jason Hall, Auri Hughes and Taylor Carmichael discuss their favorite rebuild stocks. Jason Hall compares mega-caps Home deposit (NYSE: HD) and Lowe’s (NYSE: LOW), and suggests that one of these stocks is stronger than the other. This discussion was recorded live on …

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Global EV Adhesives market size is estimated at USD

New York, September 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com Announces the Release of the “Electric Vehicle Adhesives Market by Application, Resin Type, Substrate, Shape, Vehicle Type and Region – Global Forecast to 2026 “- https: //www.reportlinker.com/p05824469/? utm_source = GNW In this report, the market has been defined as the adhesives …

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The global electric vehicle adhesives market size is estimated to be USD 0.4 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 1.8 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 44.7% between 2021 and 2026.

An adhesive is a chemical substance used to join materials (substrates), identical or different, by their surfaces. EV adhesives are used in a variety of applications such as white body, paint shop, powertrain and assembly. New York, September 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com Announces the Release of the “Electric …

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Your money wants to bet on South Africa, right?

Is South Africa still a winning investment despite the headlines and struggles? Whether you are an investor looking for more certainty, more return or more impact, STANLIB has a fund solution for you. The STANLIB Your Money Can Do More podcast series hosted by Bongani Bingwa and STANLIB Chief Economist …

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Daily Financial Regulation Update – Friday September 10, 2021

PH customer alerts Click here to learn more about our Coronavirus series. Major developments Conference of State Bank Supervisors CSBS publishes model for the future of payments regulation September 9, 2021 The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) released the Uniform Money Transmission Modernization Act for state adoption as part …

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Interview with a founder

Constitution Day, September 17, commemorates the signing of the United States Constitution by 39 founders in 1787. Alexander Hamilton became the main supporter of the new document, writing 51 of the 85 newspaper columns, now known as of Federalist papers– which turned out to be crucial in gaining the support …

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Superyacht Creative Selects Matterport to Promote Luxury Superyacht Industry and Accelerate Sales

Immersive digital twins from Matterport and Superyacht Creative accelerate sales of high-end superyachts SUNNYVALE, Calif., September 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Matterport, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTTR), the leading spatial data company driving the digital transformation of the built world, has been adopted by the creative agency Superyacht Creative to create Matterport …

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Comply with supply chain due diligence

On June 11, the German Parliament, the Bundestag, passed a law entitled “Law on Due Diligence of Companies in Supply Chains”. This law obliges professional organizations to fulfill their due diligence obligations in their supply chains with regard to respect for internationally recognized human rights and certain environmental standards. In …

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The geopolitical dynamics of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline

A wide range of strategic, economic and cultural ties between Azerbaijan and Russia creates the illusion of fairly stable bilateral relations between states. Nonetheless, given the recent geopolitical developments in the South Caucasus after the Second Karabakh War and Azerbaijan’s growing role as a producer and transit hub for natural …

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An overview of Russia’s economic presence in Africa

The Association for Economic Cooperation with African States (AECAS), established under the aegis of the Secretariat of the Russia-Africa Partnership Forum (RAPF), held a special meeting of the working group on project financing with the participation of major Russian companies. and banks. The key topic was to find an effective …

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China’s economic recovery is running out of steam

BEIJING – China’s economy slowed more than expected in July as extreme weather conditions and the highly contagious variant of the coronavirus swept the country, adding further constraints to a recovery that was already peaking more than a year after the first explosion of the pandemic. Monthly indicators of industrial …

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Warner Music Profits and the Future of the Industry

“Tens of thousands of songs are uploaded to streaming services around the world every day,” Cooper said. A label like Warner, he said, helps artists “separate their music and their careers from all the noise.” As for Warner’s finances, looking at revenue for the past 12 months, which removes the …

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The virtues of taxes on sin

Note to subscribers: The next edition of the Tax and Spend newsletter will hit your inboxes on June 21. Do Sin Taxes Work? Governments around the world, including Canada, have for decades imposed taxes on products deemed socially problematic. Alcohol and tobacco are long standing examples; sugar recently joined this …

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Latinx in enterprise capital

Provide Change Capital Co-Founder and Managing Companion Noramay Cadena spoke with Ines Ferre of Yahoo Finance to debate the position of the Latinx group within the enterprise capital world, in addition to to particularly spotlight Latinx girls who’re making increasingly more progress within the conventional world. male dominated trade. Video …

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Crypto Arbitrage Trading, Explained

Yes – it’s the same concept, but with different strengths in play. There are countless exchanges around the world now offering consumers the opportunity to buy crypto. But here’s the problem: There can be significant differences in the prices offered for digital currencies like Bitcoin (BTC). Such inefficiencies normally occur …

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