New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5 billion spending package under a much-hyped ‘Wellbeing’ budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, but it expects a smaller surplus and slower economic growth over the next year.
The Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) sector in the Department of Economic Development (DED) Dubai, issued 2,805 new licences during April 2019, a growth of 60 per cent compared to April 2018 (1,753). The new licences created 8,375 jobs in the labour market.
Sharjah: The upcoming edition of Sharjah Economic Ramadan Majlis, scheduled for Sunday at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC) in Sharjah, will host discussions on a series of topics based on the theme ‘The Contributions of Government Legislations to Attract FDI’,
Shares in Europe and Asia mostly fell on Wednesday and Wall Street was poised to open lower as representatives from the US and China prepared to resume trade talks in a last chance to stave off more tariff increases. Chinese trade officials headed to Washington for talks this week
With unemployment at a 26-year low, Japanese companies are facing stiff competition for talent. But younger people entering the workforce often resent everything that made the Japanese corporate environment globally notorious: long hours, strict top-down discipline and rewards based on loyalty and seniority.
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector saw strong growth in both output and new orders at the start of the second quarter. Despite the improved demand environment and increased optimism among firms towards the outlook, employment showed little change.
Australia’s strong economic performance of recent decades has allowed its central bank to avoid the kinds of unorthodox policies seen in other countries, but record low rates mean less conventional measures may be needed to tackle new challenges.
Egypt’s non-oil private sector economy saw renewed growth in April, according to latest PMI data. Output expanded for the first time in nearly one-and-a-half years and new business increased at a faster rate. Input purchasing and job numbers also rose, while business sentiment towards the year-ahead outlook for activity strengthened.
The strengthening of national and global food security was the topic on the agenda during the visit of Mariam Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security, to South Korea last week. Building on the existing strategic alliances that the UAE has with Asia’s fourth largest economy,