Retired US Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia (3rd from left) rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has indicated that global trade expanded by merely 0.5% in the first quarter of 2019, marking the slowest year-on-year pace of growth since 2012. This certainly comes as disturbing news as there are also signals that a more significant slowdown is possible.
The global economy is showing signs of bouncing back from the severe downturn caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, but a full recovery is “unlikely” without a vaccine, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday.
Egypt will remove subsidies on most energy products by June 15, it told the International Monetary Fund in a January letter released by the IMF on Saturday as part of a review of Cairo’s three-year, $12 billion loan programme with the lender.
Japan and Britain signed a free trade agreement on Friday, the the first such major post-Brexit deal, reducing tariffs on goods as well as auto parts for Japan’s Nissan plant.
Dubai is an exceptional city where the infrastructure and high-quality logistics services are the best of its kind in the region, as well as the most advanced infrastructure communication and technology networks, which give Dubai a competitive edge.
AIM Digital, the first digital edition of the Annual Investment Meeting, the world’s leading investment platform, concluded on a high note as it showcased major activities highlighting its six pillars, namely, Foreign Direct Investment,