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The volume of exports from Japan fell in January at the fastest pace since October 2016

The Ministry of Finance of Japan reported a decline in Japanese exports for the second month in a row, which is the first time since 2016. According to the ministry, in January, exports from the country decreased by 8.4% compared to the same ...
21.02.2019

The volume of xports from Japan fell in January at the fastest pace since October 2016

The Ministry of Finance of Japan reported a decline in Japanese exports for the second month in a row, which is the first time since 2016. According to the ministry, in January, exports from the country decreased by 8.4% compared to the same ...
21.02.2019

In 2018, Swiss Glencore reduced its net profit 1.7 times

Swiss supplier of commodities, Glencore, following the results of 2018, reported the fall in net profit to 3 billion 408 million dollars (1.7 times). Revenues amounted to 219 billion 754 million dollars, showing an increase of 7%. Adjusted ...
21.02.2019

Air France-KLM reported a net profit growth 2.5 times in 2018

The largest airline in Europe, Air France-KLM, published its report for 2018, according to which the French-Dutch company increased its net profit 2.5 times to 409 million euros. The annual growth rate was possible, despite the fact that the ...
21.02.2019

Poland will become the center of re-export of American LNG

Over the past 3 months, contracts for approximately 7.5 cubic meters per year have been concluded with suppliers of liquefied natural gas from the United States to Poland, US Ambassador to Poland, Georgette Mosbacher, said. According to her, ...
21.02.2019

The number of manufacturing orders in the UK rose in February

 A survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry, pointed to an increase in the number of manufacturing orders in the UK in February. The indicator was plus 6 points, rising from January value to minus 1 point. The forecast ...
21.02.2019

Producer price inflation in Germany fell to 8-month low in January

In Germany, producer prices in January rose by 2.6% compared with the same period a year earlier, the Federal Statistical Office reported. Compared with the December price increase of 2.7%, inflation slowed in February. The forecast of experts ...
21.02.2019

Aluminum production in the world decreased by 1% in January

The International Aluminum Institute reported that for the first month of this year, the volume of aluminum production in the world was 1.1% less than in January last year. Its volume amounted to 5 million 304 thousand tons. In comparison with ...
21.02.2019

Armenia's GDP grew by 5.2% in 2018

 Armenia’s GDP grew by 5.2% in 2018, slightly exceeding 6 trillion drams, the statistical office of the country reported. The most significant economic growth - by 9.9% - was achieved by the country in the first quarter. In subsequent ...
21.02.2019

Lloyds Bank announced dividend payback and share repurchase

Following the results of 2018, the largest British mortgage bank, Lloyds Banking Group, realized a net profit of 4,400,000 pounds sterling. Over the year, the figure increased by 24%, but turned out to be lower than the forecast of 4,600,000 ...
21.02.2019

Ford intends to close its plant in Brazil

Ford Motors was engaged in the reorganization of business structures in Brazil as part of changes in the global business of the concern. Concern has planned 11 billion dollars for global restructuring. The American automaker announced that ...
21.02.2019

Loss of insurers in Germany due to diesel scandal amounted to about 380 million euros

According to the German Insurance Association (GDV), about 144 thousand car owners submitted applications to German insurance companies in 2018, demanding compensation for damages related to their expenses for lawyers, expertise and court costs, ...
20.02.2019

American Walmart reported a 32.4% drop in net profit in 2018-2019 fiscal year

American retail chain Walmart has published a report for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, which ended in late January. During the earnings period, the company recorded a drop in net profit by 32.4% to 6 billion 670 million dollars. At the same time, ...
20.02.2019

Danone's net profit declined by 4.1% in 2018

Report of Danone, the French manufacturer of dairy products, showed that in 2018 its net profit fell by 4.1%, reaching 2 billion 349 million euros. Operating profit of 2 billion 741 million euros marked a further decline, falling by 26.5%. ...
20.02.2019

WTO warned of global trade slowdown

The World Trade Organization reported that the index, reflecting the state of global trade, fell to its lowest level since 2010, amounting to 96.3 points. The WTO develops the index, taking into account data from world trade, export orders, ...
20.02.2019

India launched the first large-scale lithium-ion battery-based energy storage system

On February 13, a ceremony of launching a large-scale lithium-ion battery-based energy storage system was held in the Indian city of Roaymee, Delhi. Its owners and operators are its developers at AES Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation. ...
20.02.2019

Internet retailer JD.com to reduce the number of top managers by 10%

Representatives of the Chinese online retailer JD.com, the second largest in China after the Alibaba Group, confirmed to Sina Tech the intention of its leadership to reduce the number of top managers this year. It is expected that the composition ...
20.02.2019

Investor confidence in the German economy grew in February

The economic sentiment of German investors and analysts improved in February. The corresponding confidence index, calculated by the ZEW institute, was minus 13.4 points, having increased from January value to minus 15 points. Experts had predicted ...
20.02.2019

Unemployment in the UK is at the lowest since February 1975 level of 4%

In the fourth quarter of 2018, unemployment in the UK was 4%, showing the lowest level since February 1975 and slightly decreasing from 4.1% in the previous quarter, data from the Office for National Statistics showed. The unemployed for this ...
20.02.2019

Watch exports from Switzerland rose by 0.2% in January

The report of the Federation of the Swiss watch industry showed that in January the export of watches from the country grew slightly - by 0.2%, whereas in December it was reported that it fell by 2.8%. In total, in other countries, watches ...
20.02.2019
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