Economy
Paris/London: As US trade tariffs came into force, allies France, the UK and Canada have joined hands in condemning American President Donald Trump, stating that the move is absurd and illegal. more
China to buy more goods and services from the US

Washington/Beijing: China has agreed to increase its import of goods and services from the United States, reports said on Sunday.

UN and World Bank ink pact to spur cooperation on Global Goals

New York, May 19: The United Nations and the World Bank Group on Friday signed an agreement to work closer together to help countries implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ...

Economic growth ‘exceeds expectations’ but trade tensions are rising: UN report

New York: Global economic growth is exceeding expectations this year but heightened geopolitical tension and uncertainty over international trade could thwart progress, according to a new ...

Jobs in the green economy will ‘more than offset’ losses in traditional industry by 2030 – UN labour agency

New York, May 15: Action to combat climate change could create millions of new job opportunities and “more than” offset losses in traditional industries, the UN labour agency ...

Preventive action could save billions of dollars in food assistance costs - UN agency

New York, May 15: As chronic hunger increases and food crises intensify worldwide, preventative action and extra investment could results in billions of dollars of savings each year, a ne ...

Indian leader in card clothing ICC Ltd shifts production to Himachal plant

New Delhi: 63-years old and NSE as well as BSE-listed Indian leader in card clothing products and card room accessories for the textile spinning industry, ICC Ltd is entirely shifting pro ...

‘Robust’ economic growth in Asia-Pacific last year and ‘promising’ prospects ahead – UN report

New York: Economies in the Asia-Pacific region registered robust growth in 2017 and prospects for this year look promising, the United Nations development arm in the region said, urging c ...

Is trade war with the US helping China's economy grow?

Beijing: China has announced on Tuesday that it has witnessed a growth of 6.8 percent in the first three quarters as opposed to a corresponding period last year.

Short-sighted investment endangers development progress for hundreds of millions of people – UN report

New York: While a moderate upturn in the world economy led to more development financing in 2017, a new United Nations report out Friday revealed that the vast majority of investment is s ...