Saturday , November 17 2018


Sharjah-India roundtable talks focus on investment prospects

Sharjah / Emirates Business Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), the investment promotion agency dedicated to the continued transformation and economic diversification of Sharjah, organised the Sharjah-India Business Roundtable on the side-line of the second day of Indian-UAE Partnership Summit at the Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, as part of India’s ...

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Sultan Al Qasimi allocates AED4.5mn for Sharjah’s libraries

Sharjah / WAM­­­­­ His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has allocated AED4.5 million to purchase the latest publications of the participating publishers at the 37th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018). The gesture is a continuation of HH’s constant approach ...

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N Korea warns to resume nuke programme, slams sanctions

Bloomberg North Korea stepped up its attack on US-led sanctions, threatening to resume its nuclear program if the measures aren’t lifted. The Foreign Ministry’s Institute for American Studies said it could revive its policy of economic construction and nuclear development if sanctions continue. The US “had better stop the self-destructive ...

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Alibaba cautions as signs of US-China trade deal emerge

Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. adopted a cautious tone on the outlook for the global economy even as signs emerged of a possible end to a US and Chinese trade war. China’s largest e-commerce company reported quarterly earnings well above analysts’ estimates, while also trimming its prediction for full-year sales ...

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Trump’s tariff war scrambles US trade routes as soy piles up

Bloomberg US President Donald Trump’s trade war isn’t only rattling global soybean markets. It’s also shifting the flow of crops within the US, changing pricing patterns and boosting how much of this season’s bumper crop needs to be stored. Traders shipping soybeans through the Pacific Northwest, a key export hub ...

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Sluggish wages, exports hit Canadian growth

Bloomberg Canada’s unemployment rate fell back to four-decade lows, but sluggish wage increases and slumping exports offer little evidence the economy is running hot enough to warrant accelerated interest rate increases. Statistics Canada released jobs data that showed modest employment gains, but with a shrinking labour force and the slowest ...

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