September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Germany to sign LNG deals with UAE

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is expected to sign contracts for liquefied natural gas (LNG) during his visit to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, his deputy chancellor said, as Germany looks for new partners to replace Russian energy imports.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Vietnam mulls tariff cuts to lower petrol prices

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has proposed a reduction of the most favoured nation (MFN) tariff on a number of petrol products widely used in industrial production from 20 per cent to 10 per cent in an attempt to bring down the economy’s input cost.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Canada may need a recession to cool down inflation: economists

The underlying pressures driving inflation in Canada are likely to peak in the fourth quarter of this year, economists told Reuters, though most see signs fast rising prices are becoming entrenched and warn a recession may be needed to avoid a spiral.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Germany seizes Russian energy firm’s subsidiaries

Berlin on Friday took control of the German operations of Russian oil firm Rosneft to secure energy supplies which have been disrupted after Moscow invaded Ukraine.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Vietnamese rice exporters expect higher prices

With India’s recent rice export restrictions, Vietnamese exporters expect to increase shipments and hike prices, industry insiders have said.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Canadian dollar hits near 2-year low

The Canadian dollar weakened to its lowest level in nearly two years against the greenback on Friday and Canada’s stock market fell as investors grew cautious ahead of domestic inflation data and a Federal Reserve interest rate decision next week.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Oil demand to stop growing in Q4: IEA

Growth in global oil demand is set to grind to a halt in the fourth quarter of this year as an economic slowdown deepens, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday, but said it would resume strongly in 2023.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

UK inflation falls for first time in nearly a year

Lower fuel prices caused an unexpected fall in British inflation in August, official figures showed on Wednesday, offering some respite to households and the Bank of England after inflation hit a 40-year high the month before.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

German investor morale slips

German investor sentiment fell further than expected in September as concerns over the country’s energy supply increasingly weigh on the outlook for Europe’s largest economy.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Google faces $25.4b damages claims in UK, Netherlands

Alphabet unit Google will face damages claims for up to 25 billion euros ($25.4 billion) over its digital advertising practices in two suits to be filed in British and Dutch courts in the coming weeks by a law firm on behalf of publishers.