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National budget forecasts 2022 | 263Chat

By Victor Bhoroma Zimbabwe’s national budget for 2021 is expected to be presented within the next 30 days amid fears of a resurgence of high levels of inflation. The country’s annual inflation fell from 363% recorded in January to 55% recorded in October, making it the most important achievement of …

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Steel for Bourbon: US and EU bury the hatchet

United States President Joe Biden and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday in Rome celebrated “a new era” in the transatlantic relationship after reaching an agreement on steel and aluminum . “The United States and the European Union are entering a new era of transatlantic cooperation,” Biden, …

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United Steelworkers Backs Interim Agreement with EU on Section 232 | State

PITTSBURGH, October 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) Tom conway today issued the following statement in response to the announcement that United States and the European Union had reached an interim agreement on Article 232 relief measures for steel and aluminum: “Steel and …

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Fortune of Indian iron ore producers linked to China-related trade

When it comes to iron ore exports, India’s main destination is China. By Kunal Bose India’s largest government-owned iron ore producer, NMDC, recently reduced the price of lump material containing 65% iron (fe) from Rs 200 to Rs 5,950 per tonne and the price of fines by 64% of Fe …

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Iraq opts for clean energy in ambitious energy reform agenda

Iraqi plans to develop 7.5 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy by 2023 in accordance with the decision of the Ministerial Energy Council are on track. This was confirmed in a statement from Iraqi Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail broadcast on October 3 on SkyNews Arabia. The projects are part …

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Nigeria’s lame economy – where do we go from here?

As much as one would like to see the bright side of things with a strong hope of rebirth, as the current macroeconomic data of Nigeria is not encouraging because it presents the image of a lame economy without clutches. From economic production data to investment flows, consumption levels and …

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Day – Lebanon is sinking

Off the Lebanese coast about 40 miles north of Beirut, a 340-foot battleship rises vertically, with its bow and about 100 feet of its length plunged into the mud. The seabed is 140 meters deep, but you can even scuba dive in the back if you are a technical diver. …

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GWYNNE DYER: Lebanon is sinking

Off the Lebanese coast, about 60 kilometers north of Beirut, a 104-meter battleship stands upright, with its bow and some 30 meters long immersed in the mud. The seabed is 140 meters deep, but you can even scuba dive in the back if you are a technical diver. The ship …

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Recon: the CDC panel meets on Moderna, J&J boosters, ‘mix and match’; FDA issues filing denial letter f

Posted on October 21, 2021 | Through Michel mezher Welcome to Regulatory Reconnaissance, your daily briefing on regulatory news and intelligence. Focus: United States FDA clears Moderna, J&J Covid-19 boosters, clears mixed fire (Politico) (Reuters) (FDA) A CDC panel meets to discuss boosters and the “mix-and-match” strategy. (NY Times) 30-year …

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RBZ closes Forex platform to stem currency decline

Bloomberg ZIMBABWEAN authorities shut down a popular black market currency tracking platform, the latest move to try and stop an accelerating decline in its currency. The central bank has ordered the shutdown of marketwatch.co.zw and other sites that publish the parallel market exchange rate, Governor John Mangudya said in a …

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