Manufacturing Sector

Aircraft sales lift US durable goods in February

WASHINGTON (AFP) -<p>A rebound in sales of defense and civilian aircraft boosted February sales of US-manufactured goods to their biggest gain in eight months, the Commerce Department reported Friday.<p>The data was a welcome sign for economic growth in the first quarter, with the gain more than double …


Euro-zone’s Manufacturing Sector Growth Cooled To An 8-month Low In March

For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the EUR declined 0.35% against the USD and closed at 1.2317, after the latest set of economic releases pointed to a …

European Union

SA must pounce like a black panther to exploit clothing sector’s promise

Black Panther, the sensational Hollywood film that tells the story of the fictional African civilisation of Wakanda, has now grossed more than $1bn …

Business (South Africa)

Africa: An Overview of Continent's Free Trade Area Dream

analysis<p>African leaders, except for Nigeria and few other countries, have signed an agreement to set up a massive free trade area to improve regional …


How Technology Can Help Achieve The UN Sustainable Development Goals | Articles | Digital

The Sustainability and Innovation Conference in Brussels saw the launch of the third edition of the EU ICT Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) …


Trump Orders $50 Billion Hit On Chinese Goods Amid Trade War Fears

President Donald Trump is taking his boldest step to level the economic playing field with China, ordering sweeping tariffs on Chinese goods in a …


Alaska February employment down 2,300 jobs from 2017

State labor officials say Alaska lost about 2,300 jobs in February compared to the same month last year.<p>Total employment fell an estimated 0.7 …


Trump announced his tariff plan – here’s how the stock market reacted to it

The stock market reacted negatively to the tariff plan that President Trump announced Thursday at noon, and ended on a steep downturn by the end of the day. <b><br>Here’s what Trump announced</b><p>Although Trump had announced that he was considering imposing tariffs in order to protect the manufacturing sector, …

Stock Markets

February sees 61,000 more unemployed

Thailand's unemployment rose by 61,000 jobless workers in February from a year earlier, with bachelor's degree holders maintaining the highest …

Manufacturing Policy

Westworld’s mobile game needs to be more than just a generic theme park sim

A game with unmet potential<p>WB Studios’ <i>Westworld</i> mobile game can be just as complicated as the series, but the game’s true promise may take some time to see.<p>The mobile theme park mobile game combines elements of economic strategy sims (RollerCoaster Tycoon) and traditional RPGs. Players are thrust …

The Future

Africa trade pact will boost local industry

The African Continental Free Trade Area will create a single market for goods and services in Africa

Economic Development

Bitter pills needed to avert financial crisis

Lahore - Economic experts are foreseeing a financial crisis in the upcoming fiscal as the government is preparing for presenting the budget, which – …


Trade war looms as US lays out plans for $50 billion tariffs on China

Donald Trump prepared the ground for a full-scale trade war as he announced plans to impose tariffs worth up to $50 billion on China in response to …

International Monetary Fund

Kerala lays roadmap for augmented reality in education, health; bullish on space tech, electric vehicles

KOCHI: If the Kerala Government’s technology roadmap works as planned, students will soon be using augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) for a …

Augmented Reality

US-China trade war ‘will hurt nations but avoid recession’

President Donald Trump plans to impose tariffs worth as much as $60bn on Chinese products as early as this week to punish Beijing for what the US …


What we need to know about robots and how they threaten future of the labour movement

They claim to bring hardworking people together against exploitation by greedy corporations. They are the champions of the common person everywhere. …


Nigeria:Pharmaceutical Body Raises Alarm Over High Importation of Drugs

IlorinThe National President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Alhaji Ahmed Yakassai, recently raised the alarm over high rate of drugs …


Result Of Fed Meeting: Weakened Dollar

Yesterday, there was the Fed meeting, at which the regulator, as expected, raised the interest rate by 25 basis points to 1.75%. However, instead of …

Stock Markets

The dark side of tech

If you want to understand how Donald Trump became president of the United States and why his fellow populists and nationalists are on the march …

U.S. Politics

Here's is a list of all the 'firsts' schemes/programmes in Karnataka

Since 2013, the Karnataka government has been striving to make Karnataka an investment friendly destination, to develop the IT and BT sectors and …


China takes a swing at Trump and says it 'won't be led by emotions' in trade war — it'll open its economy 'even wider'

China's Premier Li Keqiang said the country will "not be led by emotions" in a potential trade war with the US as he pledged to open China's market up even further.<p>In a press conference on the last day of China's annual legislative meeting, the National People's Congress, Li responded to a range of …


China’s Premier appeals to U.S. to ‘act rationally’ over trade

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang appealed to Washington on Tuesday to “act rationally” and avoid disrupting trade over steel, technology and other …


Mnuchin Insists U.S. Not Trying to Start a Trade War as Trump Screams “Double the Tariffs!”

Surprise: President “Trade Wars Are Good, and Easy to Win” is not helping here.<p>This Friday, despite <b>Gary Cohn’s</b> attempted assemblage of trade-war victims, <b>Mike Pence’s</b> <i>extremely</i> measured criticism, and <b>Paul Ryan</b>’s vigorous finger-wagging, <b>Donald Trump’s</b> steel and aluminum tariffs are set to go into …

Donald Trump

Singapore Manufacturing Sector Leads IoT Readiness in APEJ, according to IDC Report

IDC report assesses readiness for solutions in the manufacturing sector across nations in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ)

Internet of Things

China's Aim to Remove Cancer Drug Taxes May Boost Pfizer, Glaxo

China Premier Li Keqiang’s aim to eliminate import taxes on cancer drugs and significantly lower those for other medicines may provide a boon for …

Xi Jinping

Govt extends provision for fixed term employment to all sectors

The government has extended the facility of hiring workers on fixed term basis to all sectors, in a bid to improve ease of doing business. Players …

Business (India)

U.S. Factories Ramped Up Production in February

Overall industrial output rose 1.1%, bolstered by demand for new business equipment<p>WASHINGTON—American factories revved up in February, a sign of manufacturing-sector strength supported by businesses investing in new equipment.<p>Industrial production—a measure of total output at U.S. factories, mines …


Research Led by Swansea University Secures £1M Award for Funding

Virtual ...The post Research Led by Swansea University Secures £1M Award for Funding appeared first on Business News Wales.

News (Wales)

Northern Ireland economy to have worst economic growth across UK in 2019

Northern Ireland will have the worst economic growth among the 12 UK nations next year after an underwhelming performance in 2018, according to a …

Human Geography

It Is The Lack Of Fear Of Failure That Leads To Success: Ravichandran Purushothaman, President, Danfoss

The Growth leadership conclave and Awards 2018—from SMEs to Unicorns got off to a start in Chennai a short while ago. In the inaugural session, …

Chamber of Commerce