Container trucks seen at a port in Tokyo. Associated Press
Japan’s economy contracted slightly in the first quarter as corporate and consumer spending weakened, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Exports also deteriorated amid trade disputes and weaker global demand, hurting the trade-reliant economy. Gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to have fallen 0.2% in January-March on an annualised basis,
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral
Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap restrictions on high-tech exports to its Asian neighbour, as a diplomatic row over forced wartime labour escalates between the two key US allies.
Santander faces a 100 million euro ($112 million) claim by Orcel, one of Europe's best-known investment bankers, after the Spanish bank offered him the job of chief executive
The deal will give Sanofi exclusive US over-the-counter (OTC) rights to Tamiflu, which is used for the prevention and treatment of flu.
Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, stated that China is the UAE’s leading trade partner in terms of non-oil commodities, accounting for 9.7 per cent of its total non-oil trade in 2018, valued at over $43 billion.
Pearl Initiative recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tharawat Family Business Forum in a bid to promoting higher standards of corporate and family governance, and to support the longevity and sustainability