WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Any further increase in trade tensions between the United States and China could take a heavy toll on trade growth in Latin American and Caribbean countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected in a new report on Friday.
As historian Roman Sandgruber pointed out, the upcoming sale of thousands of acres of forest in Lower Austria by the Rothschilds to a Vienna-based firm is going to put an end to “an ambivalent 200-year relationship” between the notorious banking family and the central European country.
Washington's ongoing trade dispute with China, combined with the rise of Asian manufacturers, has led Apple to revise its prediction for quarterly sales by $5 billion. Now, the California-based tech giant has reached out to its Chinese customers with a simple yet touching story, which also promotes the features of its new device.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The ongoing crisis in Venezuela will continue to take a toll on the country's economy, resulting in accumulated GDP losses of more than 50 percent since 2013, the International Monetary Fund projected on Friday.
The German government is expecting a dramatic slowdown in the nation's GDP growth rate this year due to a decline in business confidence, weaker consumer demand, and mounting overseas risks.
A member of the European Central Bank's (ECB) Governing Council says the ECB it committed to maintaining its current policy framework in order to support the Eurozone economy in the face of Brexit risks, international trade tensions, and rising global economic uncertainty.
WARSAW (Sputnik) - The European Commission will allocate a subsidy of up to 215 million euros ($243 million) for the Baltic Pipe project, which envisages the construction of an offshore gas pipeline connecting transmission systems of Poland and Denmark, the Polish Gaz-System operator said on Friday.
Asahi, who also owns Dutch brand Grolsch and Italian Peroni, facilitated the alliance so that Fuller's could concentrate on its pub and hotel franchise responsible for 87 percent of the company's profits.
Three paintings ostensibly made by German dictator Adolf Hitler when he was a young man were due to be auctioned off in Berlin Thursday, but German police seized, suspecting they were forgeries.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Media reports about the cancellation of preparatory trade talks between China and the United States are false, Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng said on Thursday.
Millions of Americans routinely worry about reaching their credit limits or overdrafting when making large-ticket purchases, a new survey finds.
Despite T-Series rapidly catching up with the Swedish gamer, the latter doesn’t feel that it’s the time to give in, choosing instead to boost his army of fans’ morale with a couple of hilarious comments.
DAVOS (Sputnik) - The damage to the global economy from cyberattacks can reach from $8 trillion to $10 trillion by 2022 if the situation remains unchanged, Stanislav Kuznetsov, the deputy chairman of the executive committee of the Russian Sberbank, said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Europe cannot stop importing gas from Russia since doing so would constitute "economic suicide," which means that the United States' pressure on Europe in this respect has its limits, Frank Schauff, CEO of the Association of European Businesses (AEB) in Russia, said Wednesday.
Japan's central bank is keeping interest rates at their current levels and lowering inflation expectations for this year, citing the risks posed by international trade tensions, Brexit, and the lingering uncertainty over ongoing trade talks with the US.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At the close of 2018 the United States became the third largest investor in new projects in Russia, the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Kirill Dmitriev said on Wednesday.
China's Finance Ministry says a planned increase in budget spending this year will focus on supporting small businesses and households, as it seeks to boost domestic consumption and business activity in the face of structural inefficiency and slowing growth.
Earlier in January, European companies participating in the venture aimed at building a new route for Russian gas to bypass Ukraine, reportedly received threatening letters from US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell. He warned the firms about the sanctions risk their involvement in the project incurs.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Huawei chairman Liang Hua said his firm might transfer technology to countries “where we are welcomed.”
Billionaire inventor and staunch Brexit supporter James Dyson has decided to move his power vacuum dynasty to Singapore, delivering a fresh blow to the UK government's Brexit plans.