Economy
Toronto, Oct 9 (JEN): Ontario is on track to balance the budget this year, and has added 34,700 Jobs in September, media reports said, quoting the 2017-18 First Quarter Finances -- which contained updated information about Ontario's fiscal outlook for the current fiscal year . more
'Winner-takes-all' dynamics in digital economy could widen income gap – UN report

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): The benefits of digitalization to people's lives are enormous, but 'winner-takes-all' dynamics in the digital economy creates a risk of widening income ineq ...

Put people before profits, UN urges in annual trade report

New York, Sept 15(Just Earth News): Noting that the world economy in 2017 “is picking up but not taking off,” a new United Nations trade and development report has cautioned against fisc ...

UN trade report highlights impact of loss of land and resources to Palestinian economy

New York, Sept 13(Just Earth News): Agricultural output in the Occupied Palestinian Territory decreased by 11 per cent and the sector’s gross domestic product (GDP) share fell 0.5 per cent ...

In Ethiopia, UN agency chiefs say more investment is needed to bolster drought-prone areas

New York, Sept 6(Just Earth News): More investment is needed in long-term projects to protect people in developing countries from droughts, the heads of the United Nations food agencies on T ...

Latin America and Caribbean at difficult juncture as foreign direct investment shrinks – UN

New York, Aug 17(Just Earth News): The United Nations Latin America commission has reported that foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to the region declined by 7.9 per cent to $167.043 bi ...

Much ado over India’s Monsanto alliance

A looming $66 billion takeover by the German company Bayer may help soothe US agrichemical giant Monsanto’s battered reputation. But both in USA and India the firm faces fierce charges of ...

Tourism key to foster trade for least developed countries – UN-backed report

New York, July 13(Just Earth News): A United Nations-backed report released on Thursday stressed the need for greater recognition of tourism as a key service export in order to attract techn ...

Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent

New York, July 12(Just Earth News): Representing over $7 trillion, eleven major financial institutions around the globe have joined forces with the United Nations to promote climate transpar ...

Switzerland tops world innovation index; India and other emerging markets on the rise – UN agency

New York, June 16(Just Earth News): Innovation is a key development tool that could boost economies and provide a way out of the growing squeeze on the world's food resources – one of the ...