Foreign direct investment in China declined by 1.1% in April
In April of this year, foreign direct investment in the non-financial sector of mainland China declined by 1.1% year-on-year to 59.24 billion yuan, data of the Ministry of Commerce said. The indicator contracted for the first time since December ...
British Burberry increased annual profit by 4%
British company Burberry, one of the world's leading manufacturers of luxury goods, for the fiscal year ended March 31, increased its operating profit by 4% to 410 million pounds. Pre-tax profit was 413 million pounds, increased by 5%. The ...
Price growth for new housing in China accelerated in April
Prices for new housing in 70 major cities in China increased by 0.6% in April compared to March, when growth was 0.4%, according to the Wall Street Journal, based on data from the Office for National Statistics of China. In annual terms, the ...
Annual inflation in the eurozone was 1.2% in April
In April 2018, consumer prices in the euro area rose by 1.2% in annual terms and by 0.3% compared to March, when the annual inflation of 1.3% was recorded, the final data of the Statistical Office Eurostat showed. The indicators coincided with ...
Oil prices rose amid continuing clashes in the Middle East
On Tuesday, Brent crude oil exceeded $79 per barrel for the first time since November 2014 amid continuing clashes in the Middle East. Investors remain focused on riots in the gas sector and the expected consequences of US sanctions against ...
Growth in industrial production in the eurozone in March was 0.5%
In March 2018, industrial production in the euro area increased by 0.5% compared to February, when the figure fell by 0.9%, according to the data of the Statistical Office Eurostat. In annual terms, the volume of industrial production in the ...
Eurozone GDP grew by 0.4% in the first quarter
Eurozone GDP in the first quarter grew by 0.4% compared to the previous quarter, which was the weakest economic growth since the third quarter of 2016, according to the final data of the Statistical Office Eurostat. In annual terms, the economy ...
Unemployment in the UK was 4.2% in the first quarter
In the first quarter of 2018, unemployment in the UK, calculated according to the methodology of the International Labor Organization, was 4.2%, which is the lowest level since 1975, the Office for National Statistics reported. The level of ...
Green economy will help create 24 million new jobs by 2030
The measures taken in the world, aimed at the transition to an ecologically clean economy and the retention of global warming within 2 degrees Celsius, will create 24 million new jobs by 2030, according to the report of the International Labor ...
In January-April, China's budget revenues grew by 12.9%
For the period from January to April 2018, China's budget revenues increased by 12.9% year-on-year to 6.9 trillion yuan, the country's Finance Ministry said. Revenues from goods and services collection increased by 18.4%, corporate income tax ...