Xi Jinping with Donald Trump
Current and threatened US-China tariffs could slash global economic growth by 0.5 percentage point in 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Wednesday as world finance leaders prepare to meet in Japan this weekend. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in a blog and briefing note for G20 finance
After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation.
China’s state planner said on Friday trade frictions with the United States has had some impact on China’s economy, but it was “controllable” and countermeasures would be rolled-out when needed to
US President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back, ratcheting up tensions as the two sides pursue last-ditch talks to try salvaging a trade deal.
Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations discuss global trade woes on the second day of their annual summit on Sunday, likely laying bare a yawning divide between US President Donald Trump and his Western allies.
More than 64 million people will switch to vaping devices instead of smoking traditional cigarettes over the next three years according to expert forecasts, and Dubai is to provide a global platform for an industry expected to be worth $53.4 billion by 2024.
India’s central government gave a major boost to the automobile industry by announcing a slew of measures to reverse slowdown denting the sector.