Steel rolls at a factory in Salzgitter, Germany. Reuters
German business morale fell to its lowest level since November 2014 in June, a survey showed on Monday, adding weight to expectations that Europe’s largest economy contracted in the second quarter.
German industrial activity is sluggish and recent data point to slower growth in the service sector, the German Economy Ministry said, adding this suggested Europe’s largest economy would experience a weak general economic trend.
Germany’s spluttering economy returned to growth in the first quarter as consumers spent more freely and construction activity picked up, but the government said the outlook remained clouded by trade disputes. Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.4% quarter-on-quarter,
The global manufacturing activity expanded in July, adding to hopes the sector is emerging from the hit of the coronavirus pandemic.
The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt drew up to 65.4 per cent of the total FDI inflows to the Arab nations in Q1-2020, according to a report released by the Arab Investment & Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Dhaman)
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Free Zone, AFZ, has launched AFZ’s eight new economic incentives for the second half of 2020.
The Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), in Dubai Land Department, DLD, is organising the first virtual real estate conference titled ‘Real Estate post-COVID-19 - Challenges and Solutions,’ in cooperation with a number of entities in Saudi Arabia.