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Intra-regional trade potential a key focus in new report

B & FT Online 01 Dec 2021
A new focus report, produced by Oxford Business Group (OBG) in partnership with the African Economic Zones Organisation (AEZO), shines a spotlight on the continent’s rapidly developing industrial sector – which is poised to become a key driver of broader economic growth as regional integration increases.

Careem invested $100 million since 2015, created 800,000 employment opportunities

Urdu Point 01 Dec 2021
An independent report by Oxford Economics “The Socio-Economic Impact of Careem”, including data from 2015-2019 ... The report includes in-depth data of Careem Captains and Customers, their demographics, total trips taken on Careem in addition to the economic impact created by the company.

Eric Boehlert: Consumers aren't buying the media's inflation hysteria

Democratic Underground 01 Dec 2021
Having spent months breathlessly hyping GOP talking points about inflation and presenting it as the defining economic indicator in America — not huge ... So economic coverage now revolves mostly around inflation reporting, which seems purposely over the top and lacking key context.

GST collection crossed ₹1.30 lakh cr in November, second highest ever

Business Line 01 Dec 2021
GST collections indicate economic revival ... MS Mani, Partner, Deloitte India, said the GST collection figures tie up with the economic growth figures reported recently and indicate that the collections have now stabilised at a level that will enable crossing the GST revenue targets for FY22.

Erdogan: Turkey will never submit its economic future to IMF

Middle East Monitor 01 Dec 2021
... future to the "prescriptions" of global economic institutions like the IMF, the country's president vowed on Wednesday, Anadolu News Agency reports.

U.N. pushes cash handouts to avert mass poverty in Afghanistan

Metro USA 01 Dec 2021
The report also warned that Afghanistan’s economic growth will not turn positive in the near term unless restrictions on women working are lifted, $250 million a year in aid to combat COVID-19 continues and sanctions are eased to allow for humanitarian assistance ... (Reporting by Michelle Nichols; editing by Grant McCool).

Othering, Belonging Institute report details prevailing beliefs in Inland Empire

The Daily Californian 01 Dec 2021
The report addressed perspectives on economic opportunities and political power, among others ... Topics of the report included the region’s ideas about community, relationships between racial groups, economic opportunity and inequality and feelings about government, political power and representation.

Ukraine calls on NATO to ready sanctions to deter Russian attack

Metro USA 01 Dec 2021
“Any future Russian aggression against Ukraine would come at a high price and have serious political and economic consequences for Russia,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters after the first day of talks between the 30 allies in Riga ... (Reporting by Sabine Siebold; Editing by Jacqueline Wong ad Kim Coghill).

Supply chain delays, inflation surge across UK may lead to "tough" Christmas

People Daily 01 Dec 2021
Toys are one of the most affected categories during the festive season, along with bicycles and large homeware items, according to a recent report by the Financial Times ... The discovery of a new COVID variant "has rocked markets and clouded the outlook for UK monetary policy," said a report issued by Oxford Economics, a UK think tank.

Special economic zone's remain pivotal to Africa's industrial transformation

Ghana Web 01 Dec 2021
“This year’s edition of the African Economic Outlook has assessed more than 203 economic zones and 73 projects have been announced for completions ... Reports indicate that since their inception, African Economic Zones have given a significant boost to FDI flows by creating an attractive investment condition and supporting job creation.

Ukraine urges NATO to prepare sanctions to deter Russian attack

Metro USA 01 Dec 2021
This should include preparing economic ... “Any future Russian aggression against Ukraine would come at a high price and have serious political and economic consequences for Russia,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters after the first day of talks.

Afghanistan faces 'unprecedented' economic shock - UN

RTE 01 Dec 2021
The report predicts an economic contraction of around 20% of GDP "within a year, a decline that could reach 30% in following years." ... The report also warned that depriving women of paid work in Afghanistan could fuel a GDP drop of up to 5%, representing a loss of wealth of $600 million to $1 billion.

Syrian speaker depicts ties with Iran as deep, strong

Irna 01 Dec 2021
... Chairman of Economic Commission of the Majlis Mohammad-Reza Pour-Ebrahimi ... The Iranian minister addressed reporters that Damascus and Tehran are consulting on expansion of trade and economic exchanges, noting that Iranian companies are prepared to restart working in Syria.

OECD cuts world growth forecast, warns of Omicron threatIts forecast for 2022 remains unchanged at ...

Deccan Herald 01 Dec 2021
The OECD warned Wednesday that the Omicron coronavirus variant threatens the global economic recovery as it lowered the growth outlook for 2021 and appealed for a swifter rollout of Covid vaccines ... The report by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said the global recovery is continuing to progress.

GBP/USD Daily Forecast – U.S. Dollar Pulls Back After Yesterday’s Rally

FX Empire 01 Dec 2021
Today, foreign exchange market traders will focus on the economic data from U.S. Analysts expect that ADP Employment Change report will show that private businesses hired 525,000 workers in November. The final reading of Manufacturing PMI report is projected to show that Manufacturing PMI increased from 58.4 in October to 59.1 in November.