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Exports fall 10pc in November

Exports declined in the month of November mainly because of poor performance of apparel shipment, in an ominous sign that can thwart Bangladesh’s target to earn $45.50 billion from merchandise shipment in the current fiscal year.

India’s poor fight desperate battle to find work as slowdown bites

The hunt for work becomes more desperate every day on Delhi’s street corner labour markets as India’s economic slowdown bites deeper, piling pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi just half a year into his second term.

Opec considers deeper output cuts as global growth slows

Faced with slowing global economic growth and abundant reserves putting pressure on oil prices, the Opec group and its partners could seek to deepen output cuts when they meet in Vienna on Thursday and Friday.

Huawei cancels new phone launch in Taiwan after China row

Tech giant Huawei has cancelled the launch of a flagship phone and watch in Taiwan after Taipei imposed a temporary ban on some of its products for listing the island as part of China.

Listening to the streets: the political economy of climate policy

In the last few months, states of emergency were declared in Chile, after an increase in metro ticket prices; and in Ecuador, after a reform of energy prices.

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