asia pacific countries push ahead with rcep negotiations Asia-Pacific countries push ahead with RCEP negotiations

14:02 | 22/08/2019 Global Economy

Officials of 16 Asia-Pacific countries have voiced their commitment to accelerating negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement with the hope of finalising it by November, according to a Thai official.
protest hit hong kong unveils 24 billion economic support package Protest-hit Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package

14:07 | 20/08/2019 Global Economy

The Hong Kong government unveiled a HK$19.1 billion (1.98 billion pounds) package last weeek to support a slowing economy as escalating political protests and the prolonged U.S.-China trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial centre.
trump delays some tariffs on chinese imports Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports

15:36 | 15/08/2019 Global Economy

The US is delaying imposing tariffs on some imports from China until 15 December because of "health, safety, national security and other factors".
philippines economy shows lowest growth in four years Philippines’ economy shows lowest growth in four years

16:15 | 09/08/2019 Global Economy

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on August 8 that the gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed to 5.5 percent in the second quarter, its slowest pace in four years. 
trump announces total economic embargo against venezuela Trump announces total economic embargo against Venezuela

15:01 | 07/08/2019 Global Economy

President Donald Trump on Monday announced the US would expand its existing sanctions against Venezuela with an executive order banning Americans doing business with President Nicolas Maduro's government.
singapore calls for efforts to cope with economic challenges Singapore calls for efforts to cope with economic challenges

16:18 | 05/08/2019 Global Economy

Singaporean Minister of Education Ong Ye Kung called on academia to suggest measures to cope with challenges to economic development during a symposium held by the Nanyang Technological University on August 5. 
mexicos stimulus package to have immediate impact finance minister Mexico's stimulus package to have 'immediate impact': finance minister

15:14 | 31/07/2019 Global Economy

A $25 billion stimulus package unveiled by Mexico on Monday should have an immediate impact, Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said, as Latin America's second-largest economy teeters on the brink of a recession.
malaysia three percent fiscal deficit target challenging Malaysia: Three percent fiscal deficit target challenging

10:06 | 25/07/2019 Global Economy

Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said on July 22 that Malaysia will find it challenging to meet its 3 percent fiscal deficit target for next year due to uncertainties around the US-China trade war. 
greek pm 2020 budget will respect fiscal targets Greek PM: 2020 budget will respect fiscal targets

14:37 | 22/07/2019 Global Economy

Greece will submit a 2020 budget later this year that will fully respect the fiscal targets agreed with its lenders, newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday.
imf sees slowdown in russian economic growth urges reforms IMF sees slowdown in Russian economic growth; urges reforms

14:16 | 19/07/2019 Global Economy

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday forecast that lower oil prices and higher taxes would slow Russian economic growth in 2019 and said Moscow’s medium-term growth outlook would remain modest unless it tackled deeper structural reforms.
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