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Business Standard India
The Strategist Quiz (#424)The Global fashion major H&M just launched a new "Close the Loop" line-16 denim
The Strategist Quiz (#424)
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
The Global fashion major H&M just launched a new "Close the Loop" line-16 denim styles made from recycled cotton from textiles collected in the Garment Collecting initiative in H&M stores. What is the business term used to describe such a practice?... Read more
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Zawya
Registration of security interestsLegalSaudi Arabia: Registration of security interests Historically it has been diff
Registration of security interestsLegal
Zawya / Posted 15 hours ago
Saudi Arabia: Registration of security interests Historically it has been difficult for financiers to register security interests over all types of asset classes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA") other than in respect of specific categories of... Read more
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New Kerala
Union Cabinet reshuffles 16 bureaucrats The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointments of se
Union Cabinet reshuffles 16 bureaucrats
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointments of several bureaucratic positions. Shaktikanta Das, Secretary in the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance has been appointed as... Read more
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iol.co.za
Shedding light on China’s investment choicesWenjie Chen and Heiwai Tang tackle a number of misconceptions about Chinese inv
Shedding light on China’s investment choices
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Wenjie Chen and Heiwai Tang tackle a number of misconceptions about Chinese investors and their push into Africa. China’s economic engagement in Africa tends to elicit controversy. Many Chinese deals are accompanied by Western headlines such as... Read more
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Balita
China, U.S. discuss investment treaty August 29, 2015 5:25 am They continued to discuss negative lists, which will
China, U.S. discuss investment treaty
Balita / Posted 2 days ago
August 29, 2015 5:25 am They continued to discuss negative lists, which will outline sectors closed to foreign investment, said a brief notice on the website of the Ministry of Commerce. It was not until the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Media Group Wants Commerce Minister, LPRC Boss SackedA media advocacy group has recommended to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to wi
Media Group Wants Commerce Minister, LPRC Boss Sacked
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A media advocacy group has recommended to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to with immediate effect dismiss Commerce Minister Axel Addy and the Managing Director of LPRC Sumo Kupee as she did with the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL). The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China eases foreign purchase rules for property in slowdownApartment towers are seen in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen Aug 28. Over
China eases foreign purchase rules for property in slowdown
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Apartment towers are seen in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen Aug 28. Overseas companies’ Chinese units and foreign nationals working and living in China can buy properties for their own use that meet “real needs”. (Reuters photo) Related... Read more
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Business Standard India
Poor manufacturing could cast a shadow on India's solar ambitionsClose to 75% of Indian solar power projects are built on imported cells from Ch
Poor manufacturing could cast a shadow on India's solar ambitions
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Close to 75% of Indian solar power projects are built on imported cells from China and the USClose to 75% of Indian solar power projects are built on imported cells from China and the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia-China Joint Projects Stonewalled By Economic TroublesA growing economic crisis in Russia and a growth slowdown in China that has rat
Russia-China Joint Projects Stonewalled By Economic Troubles
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
A growing economic crisis in Russia and a growth slowdown in China that has rattled world markets mean about $113 billion worth of joint projects ranging from gas pipelines to power grids have been stalled or delayed. With a major crackdown on... Read more
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Quartz
Chinese investment in Africa is more diverse and welcome than you think - Quartz China’s economic engagement in Africa tends to elicit controversy.
Chinese investment in Africa is more diverse and welcome than you think
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
- Quartz China’s economic engagement in Africa tends to elicit controversy. Many Chinese deals are... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vladimir Putin seeks Chinese gift as oil slump sours second gas dealIn November, Russia and China signed a framework agreement for a second 30-year
Vladimir Putin seeks Chinese gift as oil slump sours second gas deal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
In November, Russia and China signed a framework agreement for a second 30-year gas contract, which would involve building a pipeline from West Siberia. Photo / AP Russia's energy pivot toward Asia faces its sternest test early next month when... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shedding Fresh Light On China's Investment Choices in AfricaBy Heiwai Tang and Wenjie Chen China's economic engagement in Africa tends to
Shedding Fresh Light On China's Investment Choices in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Heiwai Tang and Wenjie Chen China's economic engagement in Africa tends to elicit controversy. Many Chinese deals are accompanied by Western headlines such as "China in Africa: Investment or Exploitation?"; or "Clinton warns against 'new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NHA Dedication PostponedThe National Housing Authority (NHA) has postponed the dedication of the 52 hou
NHA Dedication Postponed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The National Housing Authority (NHA) has postponed the dedication of the 52 housing units in Ben Town Marshall, Margibi County. The dedication program was schedule for Friday August 22, 2015, but due to the absence of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Shedding fresh light on China’s investment choices in AfricaYet in recent African public opinion polls China scored higher in popularity am
Shedding fresh light on China’s investment choices in Africa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Yet in recent African public opinion polls China scored higher in popularity among Africa populations than anywhere else in the world, according to Pew surveys. Moreover, China’s favourability has been on the rise in the last few years. In 2011... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Bids Farewell to Departing Ivorian, Swedish EnvoysPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended outgoing Ivorian and Swedish Amba
Pres. Sirleaf Bids Farewell to Departing Ivorian, Swedish Envoys
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended outgoing Ivorian and Swedish Ambassadors to Liberia for their commitment to bilateral ties as they end their respective tours of duty. She praised departing Ivorian envoy Kapieletien Soro for his immense... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commission of Inquiry - Amaechi Diverted N3 Billion Agric LoanPort Harcourt — The judicial commission of inquiry set up by Rivers State Gover
Commission of Inquiry - Amaechi Diverted N3 Billion Agric Loan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Port Harcourt — The judicial commission of inquiry set up by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to probe the sale of valued assets of the state and select projects under former Governor Chibuike Amaechi, monday commenced public sitting in Port... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Praises Outgoing Swedish Ambassador for Role Aimed At Increased RelationshipThe Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has praised the Swedish o
President Sirleaf Praises Outgoing Swedish Ambassador for Role Aimed At Increased Relationship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has praised the Swedish outgoing Ambassador accredited near this capital, H.E. Sofia Strand for her tremendous efforts in ensuring increased mutual relationship between Liberia and... Read more
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The Moscow Times
From Russia With Love (and Putin's Face)Chinese direct investment in Russia dropped by 20 percent in the first seven mo
From Russia With Love (and Putin's Face)
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
Chinese direct investment in Russia dropped by 20 percent in the first seven months of this year, compared to the same period last year due to a sharp ruble devaluation, new agency TASS reported Friday, citing a top Chinese Ministry of Commerce... Read more
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Calcutta News
India, Nepal to ink petroleum pipeline deal on Monday The much awaited Nepal-India petroleum pipeline project is set to take-off wi
India, Nepal to ink petroleum pipeline deal on Monday
Calcutta News / Posted 6 days ago
The much awaited Nepal-India petroleum pipeline project is set to take-off with the signing here on Monday of an MoU for construction of the 41-km Amlekhgunj-Raxaul petroleum pipeline with Indian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Increased Relationship - Ellen Praises Outgoing Swedish EnvoyMonrovia — The Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has praised th
Increased Relationship - Ellen Praises Outgoing Swedish Envoy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Monrovia — The Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has praised the Swedish outgoing Ambassador accredited near this capital, H.E. Sofia Strand for her tremendous efforts in ensuring increased mutual relationship between Liberia and... Read more
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The Hindu
From the Archives — dated August 24, 1965Food output prospects brighten Now that the monsoon has set in, the “bleak” pr
From the Archives — dated August 24, 1965
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
Food output prospects brighten Now that the monsoon has set in, the “bleak” prospect of food crops has considerably brightened up and there will be not much of shortage in the country’s food requirements, Mr. C. Subramaniam, Minister for Food and... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Sees Fall in Chinese Investment as Ruble SlumpsChinese direct investment in Russia dropped by 20 percent in the first seven mo
Russia Sees Fall in Chinese Investment as Ruble Slumps
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Chinese direct investment in Russia dropped by 20 percent in the first seven months of this year, compared to the same period last year due to a sharp ruble devaluation, new agency TASS reported Friday, citing a top Chinese Ministry of Commerce... Read more
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New Kerala
India, Nepal to ink petroleum pipeline deal on Monday The much awaited Nepal-India petroleum pipeline project is set to take-off wi
India, Nepal to ink petroleum pipeline deal on Monday
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
The much awaited Nepal-India petroleum pipeline project is set to take-off with the signing here on Monday of an MoU for construction of the 41-km Amlekhgunj-Raxaul petroleum pipeline with Indian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NHA to Dedicate 52 Housing UnitsThe National Housing Authority (NHA) will on Friday dedicate 52 three -bedroom
NHA to Dedicate 52 Housing Units
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The National Housing Authority (NHA) will on Friday dedicate 52 three -bedroom housing units in Ben Town, Marshall, Margibi County, Mortgage Manager Lewis Free disclosed Thursday. The 52 units represent phase one of the Ben Town Housing Estate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Swaziland 'To Build $3bn Shipping Port'The Government of Swaziland, an impoverished African nation with no coastline,
Swaziland 'To Build $3bn Shipping Port'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Government of Swaziland, an impoverished African nation with no coastline, has backed a plan to build a shipping port which will cost an estimated US$3 billion. The scheme follows the completion of an 'international' airport, built in a... Read more
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Business Wire
Recommended Public Cash Offer by FedEx for All Issued and Outstanding Ordinary Shares of TNT ExpressMEMPHIS, Tenn. & HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This is a joint p
Recommended Public Cash Offer by FedEx for All Issued and Outstanding Ordinary Shares of TNT Express
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. & HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This is a joint press release by FedEx Corporation, FedEx Acquisition B.V. and TNT Express N.V. pursuant to the provisions of Article 10, paragraph 3 and Article 18, paragraph 3 of the... Read more
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Tax-News.com
New Chinese Dumping Duties To Impact US, Japanby Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong20 August 2015 On August 19, China's Min
New Chinese Dumping Duties To Impact US, Japan
Tax-News.com / Posted 10 days ago
by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong20 August 2015 On August 19, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOF) announced its final decision to impose anti-dumping duties (ADs) on imports of optical fiber preform... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WTO Delegation Arrives - As Liberia Gets Close to AccessionA high level delegation from the World Trade Organization (WTO) has arrived in
WTO Delegation Arrives - As Liberia Gets Close to Accession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
A high level delegation from the World Trade Organization (WTO) has arrived in the country and is expected to stay in the country from August 18-21, 2015. The delegation from WTO on Liberia's accession to the global trade body are expected to... Read more
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iTNews
China summons Western tech firms over bank procurement rulesRevives work on suspended regulations. China has resumed work on a set of bank
China summons Western tech firms over bank procurement rules
iTNews / Posted 11 days ago
Revives work on suspended regulations. China has resumed work on a set of banking cyber security regulations it suspended earlier this year, reviving a potential source of friction with the United States just weeks before Xi Jinping makes his first... Read more
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Bizjournals
Staples: Office Depot acquisition will likely close on time"We do plan to publicly announce when we have certified substantial compliance
Staples: Office Depot acquisition will likely close on time
Bizjournals / Posted 11 days ago
"We do plan to publicly announce when we have certified substantial compliance with the second request," he said during the call, but declined to specify when that could happen. The acquisition requires approval from the FTC before it can close.... Read more
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Reuters
China summons Western tech firms, revives bank cyber rulesA man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustra
China summons Western tech firms, revives bank cyber rules
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustration file picture. BEIJING China has resumed work on a set of banking cyber security regulations it suspended earlier this year, reviving a potential source of friction... Read more
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eyefortravel.com
Ctrip takes a trip into hotels and fundsRelated Articles As the Chinese travel further afield international investment
Ctrip takes a trip into hotels and funds
eyefortravel.com / Posted 11 days ago
Related Articles As the Chinese travel further afield international investment in hotels is a growing focus. Sally White reports Spurned by local acquisition targets China’s largest OTA, Ctrip, has come up with a new growth strategy. Like its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China summons Western tech firms, revives bank cyber rulesBEIJING: China has resumed work on a set of banking cyber security regulations
China summons Western tech firms, revives bank cyber rules
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
BEIJING: China has resumed work on a set of banking cyber security regulations it suspended earlier this year, reviving a potential source of friction with the United States just weeks before Xi Jinping makes his first trip to Washington as China's... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China summons Western tech firms, revives bank cyber rulesA man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustra
China summons Western tech firms, revives bank cyber rules
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 days ago
A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustration file picture. BEIJING China has resumed work on a set of banking cyber security regulations it suspended earlier this year, reviving a potential source of friction... Read more
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The Star
China summons Western tech firms, revives bank cyber rulesBEIJING (Reuters) - China has resumed work on a set of banking cyber security r
China summons Western tech firms, revives bank cyber rules
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has resumed work on a set of banking cyber security regulations it suspended earlier this year, reviving a potential source of friction with the United States just weeks before Xi Jinping makes his first trip to Washington... Read more
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Market Watch
China outbound investments fall 18.6% in JulyBEIJING--China's outbound investments in July fell 18.6% from a year earlier du
China outbound investments fall 18.6% in July
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
BEIJING--China's outbound investments in July fell 18.6% from a year earlier due to a decline in investments in Europe as well as energy and metal-related projects abroad, the Ministry of Commerce said Wednesday. China's non-financial overseas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Truckers, Brokers Decry APM Terminals Lapses in LiberiaMonrovia — The lofty promise by the APM Terminals to "modernize" the Freeport o
Truckers, Brokers Decry APM Terminals Lapses in Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Monrovia — The lofty promise by the APM Terminals to "modernize" the Freeport of Monrovia may just be another fading dream, according to disappointed custom brokers and port truckers. The company is far from making out on its promise and is currently... Read more
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New Kerala
Tea Board incentivises tea exporters in North-East The Tea Board of India has come up with an incentive scheme to provide moneta
Tea Board incentivises tea exporters in North-East
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
The Tea Board of India has come up with an incentive scheme to provide monetary support towards additional transport and handling charges incurred by tea exporters in the north-east. Under the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WTO Team Expected to Visit Liberia Next WeekA High Level Delegation from the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Liberia's Ac
WTO Team Expected to Visit Liberia Next Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
A High Level Delegation from the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Liberia's Accession to the body will visit the country from August 18-21to present and answer questions on Liberia's WTO Accession Package. Mr. Joakim Reiter, Deputy Secretary... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India, EU working to end trade huff over generic drugsNEW DELHI: India and the European Union are taking steps to end a trade row spa
India, EU working to end trade huff over generic drugs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
NEW DELHI: India and the European Union are taking steps to end a trade row sparked by an EU ban on Indian pharmaceutical products that New Delhi responded to by cancelling talks on a free trade accord with its largest trading partner, officials... Read more
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Business Standard India
India, EU working to end trade row sparked by ban on generic drugsPrime Minister Narendra Modi's office wrote to the EU Trade Commissioner to int
India, EU working to end trade row sparked by ban on generic drugs
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office wrote to the EU Trade Commissioner to intervene when the ban on around 700 pharmaceutical products was formalised in May, two government sources in New Delhi said. There was no response, so the government... Read more
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Zawya
Getting priorities rightOmanGetting priorities right But despite the fact that crude prices are not showin
Getting priorities rightOman
Zawya / Posted 13 days ago
Getting priorities right But despite the fact that crude prices are not showing any signs of recovery even after the first half of 2015, the construction sector in the Sultanate is still on a sound footing. Key infrastructure projectsare not... Read more
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Business Standard India
Modi & foreign policy into second innings, investors demand deliveryModi had got a red-carpet welcome in the US as he pushed the development agenda
Modi & foreign policy into second innings, investors demand delivery
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
Modi had got a red-carpet welcome in the US as he pushed the development agendaModi had got a red-carpet welcome in the US as he pushed the development agenda With Prime Minister... Read more
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Business Standard India
Copycats come under Amul fireA well-known tag will help the brand crack down on those riding on its nameA we
Copycats come under Amul fire
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
A well-known tag will help the brand crack down on those riding on its nameA well-known tag will help the brand crack down on those riding on its name There is little that one does not know about Amul. Its co-operative... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Silk Road way to solve PH, Sino feudSILK ROAD INITIATIVE BRIEFING Professors at the Chinese Xiamen University give
Silk Road way to solve PH, Sino feud
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
SILK ROAD INITIATIVE BRIEFING Professors at the Chinese Xiamen University give a briefing to Filipino journalists during their recent visit to China. PHOTOS BY CHRISTINE AVENDAÑO QUANZHOU—The sea used to be near this city, the starting point of... Read more
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Business Standard India
July exports down 10.30 pc to $23.13 bnMerchandise exports fell for the eighth month in a row contracting 10.30% in Ju
July exports down 10.30 pc to $23.13 bn
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
Merchandise exports fell for the eighth month in a row contracting 10.30% in July to $ 23.13 billion compared to $ 25.79 billion in the same month last year. However, compared to June the rate of decline slowed down a bit. In June exports declined... Read more
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New Kerala
Still in negative, India's inflation rate dips to historic low (Roundup) India's annual wholesale inflation for July fell for the ninth stra
Still in negative, India's inflation rate dips to historic low
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
(Roundup) India's annual wholesale inflation for July fell for the ninth straight month to a historic low of (-)4.05 percent from (-)2.4 percent for the month before, led largely by a... Read more
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Business Standard India
US denies opposing Indias bid for permanent seat in UNSCUS denies opposing India's bid for permanent seat in UNSCIndia has been demandi
US denies opposing Indias bid for permanent seat in UNSC
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
US denies opposing India's bid for permanent seat in UNSCIndia has been demanding permanent representation at UNSC for decades and had been pushing for its expansionUS today denied reports of it opposing India's increase role in an expanded UNSC by... Read more
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New Kerala
Cambodia's trade volume up in H1 2015 Cambodia's trade volume with foreign countries was valued at USD 9.75 billion
Cambodia's trade volume up in H1 2015
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Cambodia's trade volume with foreign countries was valued at USD 9.75 billion in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 9.5 percent from USD 8.9 billion over the same period last year, data of the ministry... Read more
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The Hindu
India’s annual wholesale inflation rate dips to historic lowIndia’s annual wholesale inflation for July fell for the ninth straight month t
India’s annual wholesale inflation rate dips to historic low
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
India’s annual wholesale inflation for July fell for the ninth straight month to a historic low of (-)4.05 per cent from (-)2.4 percent for the month before, led largely by a 12.8 per cent decline in the index for fuels, as per official data released... Read more
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