Economy
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 United Nations report. more
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 ...

Trade war: President Xi says will relax trade policies, open up parts of Chinese economy

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to open up parts of China's economy and relax certain trade policies, reports said on Tuesday.

Trade War: Donald Trump threatens to slap $100 billion in additional tariffs on China

Washington/Beijing: US President Donald Trump has said he is mulling an additional $100 billion in tariffs on China, media reports said.  

The world banks on sunshine, UN says in renewable energy report

New York: In 2017, solar energy dominated global investment in new power generation like never before, according to a new United Nations-backed report, which shows a steady move away from ...