oecd warns on rising debt risk as canadians most in the red

OECD warns on rising debt risk as Canadians most in the red

14:57 | 24/11/2017 Global Economy

The OECD warned that rising private debt loads in both advanced and developing economies pose a risk to growth as Canada, South Korea and the U.K. lead the world in household borrowing.
china proposes building economic corridor with myanmar

China proposes building economic corridor with Myanmar

15:14 | 23/11/2017 Global Economy

China has proposed building an economic corridor with Myanmar to further enhance the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.
us industry gears up to save nafta US industry gears up to save NAFTA

16:26 | 22/11/2017 Global Economy

The business world is mobilizing to convince the Trump administration to save the North American Free Trade Agreement, which corporate leaders say has greatly benefited the world's largest economy for 23 years.
myanmar has one of the lowest tax takes in the world Myanmar has one of the lowest tax takes in the world

10:59 | 21/11/2017 Global Economy

Over the past decade the Burmese economy has boomed. Last year it grew by 5.9%. In the medium term growth is expected to average 7.1% a year, according to the World Bank, making the country one of the peppiest in the region. Poverty, though still stark, has fallen.
japan urges tpp 11 to sign trade pact before domestic elections interfere Japan urges TPP 11 to sign trade pact before domestic elections interfere

14:09 | 20/11/2017 Global Economy

Nations working to salvage a mammoth Pacific Rim trade pact that the U.S. abandoned need to move forward before electoral politics get in the way, according to Japan’s chief negotiator.
thai government to stick to current economic policy Thai government to stick to current economic policy

16:58 | 17/11/2017 Global Economy

The Thai Government has affirmed that the country will persistently stick to its current economic policy, adding that the government operation next year will focus on socio-economic reform.
sp declares venezuela in selective default S&P declares Venezuela in 'selective default'

15:48 | 16/11/2017 Global Economy

Standard & Poor's declared Venezuela in "selective default" on Monday, after it failed to make $200 million in payments on its global bonds, becoming the first credit ratings agency to do so.
asean signs free trade investment pacts with hong kong ASEAN signs free trade, investment pacts with Hong Kong

16:00 | 15/11/2017 Global Economy

Hong Kong on Sunday signed free trade and investment pacts with the ten-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in what one of the Chinese territory's senior officials called a "loud and clear" vote against rising regional trade protectionism.
rcep trade deal expected to be signed in 2018 RCEP trade deal expected to be signed in 2018

09:27 | 14/11/2017 Global Economy

Trade ministers of 16 countries have agreed to speed up negotiations so as to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in 2018.
thai jasmine rice crowned best in world for flavour for fifth time Thai jasmine rice crowned best in world for flavour for fifth time

09:55 | 13/11/2017 Global Economy

Thai jasmine rice has taken the mantle of the World’s Best Flavoured Rice for the fifth time and for the second year in a row with Thailand's Ministry of Commerce stating it will leverage the recognition to boost the nation’s rice sales. 
us china sign usd 250 billion trade deals during trumps visit US, China sign USD 250 billion trade deals during Trump’s visit

16:14 | 10/11/2017 Global Economy

The US and China on Thursday signed deals worth more than USD 250 billion, including an agreement on 300 Boeing planes, during President Donald Trump’s maiden visit amid his criticism of the Communist giant’s unfair business practices and the whopping USD 370 billion trade deficit.
us implements tighter sanctions on cuba US implements tighter sanctions on Cuba

16:00 | 09/11/2017 Global Economy

The US government announced additional sanctions and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, following up on an announcement by President Donald Trump earlier this year.
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