Economic review

Belt and Road Brand Expo held in Shanghai

2018-07-01 18:31:20

As an warm-up event for the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE), the 2018 Belt and Road Brand Expo kicked off in Shanghai Friday. Full Story

S.Korea's exports top 50 bln USD for 4 months, with trade surplus for 77 months

2018-07-01 16:56:04

South Korea's exports topped 50 billion U.S. dollars for four straight months for the first time in the country's history due to brisk demand for semiconductors and oil products, a government report showed Sunday. Full Story

Philippines' FDI grows 43.5 pct in Q1

2018-07-01 16:25:58

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Philippines in the first quarter of this year rose to 2.2 billion U.S. dollars, or an increase of 43.5 percent compared to the same period last year, the government said on Sunday. Full Story

Chinese market provides opportunities to Argentine meat exports: producers

2018-07-01 13:20:32

Argentine meat producers expressed expectations on the opening up of the Chinese market to higher quality Argentine beef, regarding China as an "opportunity" to expand exports. Full Story

Gett taxi app tops Israeli fundraising list of start-ups in June

2018-07-01 04:19:23

Gett ride sharing application tops the fundraising list of Israeli start-ups in June, according to the data published on Saturday by the Hebrew-language technology site Geektime. Full Story

News Analysis: As U.S. sanctions Iran, int'l trade suffers: experts

2018-07-01 02:59:10

The international trade suffers from new moves by the United States which is pushing countries to cut their oil imports from Iran to zero by November, escalating its bid to pressure Tehran after pulling out of the nuclear deal, said experts. Full Story

Egypt's economic growth rises from 2 pct to 5.4 pct in 5 years: president

2018-07-01 00:23:35

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that the country's economic growth rate rose from two percent to 5.4 percent over the past five years, with plans to reach seven percent in a few years to come. Full Story

China makes progress in curbing financial risks: report

2018-06-30 23:23:20

China continued to make progress in curbing risks in the financial sector in the first quarter of 2018, according to global ratings agency Moody's. Full Story

China's manufacturing activity expands slower in June

2018-06-30 09:51:13

China's manufacturing sector expanded at a slower pace in June, official data showed Saturday. Full Story

Vietnam invests in 67 projects abroad in H1

2018-06-30 08:31:03

Vietnam had 67 new investment projects with combined registered capital of 222.5 million U.S. dollars licensed in 27 foreign countries and regions in the first half of this year. Full Story