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The US economy grew more than expected in the second quarter of the year. image file The gross domestic product of the world’s largest economy grew 6.7% in the second quarter of the year compared to the previous three months, according to a final estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The progress of …

The FTSE 100 got off to a good start as better-than-expected economic news improved investor sentiment. The London blue chip index opened 41 more points to 7,149. A bit of comfort for the government today as the UK economy has done a little better than expected over the past three months. The UK’s gross domestic …

NAIROBI – Kenya plans to borrow 1.550 billion shillings (approximately US $ 14 billion) from external sources in fiscal year 2021/2022, the National Treasury said on Wednesday in its loan and grant estimates. This is an increase from the $ 12 billion in fiscal year 2020/2021, according to the Treasury. (Kenya-External borrowing-Estimate) – – – …

WASHINGTON – The recovery of the East Asia and Pacific region has been compromised by the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19, the World Bank said on Monday, calling for a comprehensive strategy to contain COVID -19 and stimulate inclusive growth. Economic activity started to slow in the second quarter of 2021, and growth …

TOKYO – Japan must build a resilient economy by finding methods to fight COVID-19 infections and promote economic activities simultaneously, and by implementing reform measures to improve the business environment, book says government white. Local media reported on Friday that the Japanese government’s white paper on the economy and finance for fiscal 2021 underlined the …

Against all odds, theme parks are thriving in China, thanks to rising disposable income, investor confidence and long-term opportunities. On September 1, Universal Beijing Resort, the largest of its kind in the world, will begin its trial. From 2008 to 2017, total theme park attendance increased by 13% per year. Today, there are more than …

For a long time, analysts have attributed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tributes to Mao Zedong to “political staging”, but a the Wall Street newspaper exam recent writings and speeches from Xi suggest they should take him much more seriously. It now appears that Xi is trying “by force” to bring China back to Mao’s socialist …

Xi Jinping stands above the portrait of Mao Zedong. Lintao Zhang / Getty Images For a long time, analysts have attributed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tributes to Mao Zedong to “political staging,” but a the Wall Street newspaper exam recent writings and speeches from Xi suggest they should take him much more seriously. It now …

Through Jennifer Nicoll Victor, Ph.D., George Mason University The economy is intimately linked to politics. Governments set economic policies that affect global markets, employment, wages, working conditions, and other factors affecting economic livelihoods. In turn, economics affects politics, sometimes in mysterious ways. In the United States, although there is a free market system, there are …

First appearance at Policy Center for the New South, September 8, 2021 The report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released in early August, left no room for doubt. He estimates that accelerating the pace of global containment of carbon emissions will be necessary if expected increases in global average temperatures …