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ReutersBy Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - The percentage of global investment that goes to developing countries should triple in the next two decades as emerging economies catch up to richer nations and become more integrated into financial...
Retired World Bank administrator Anne B. Thomas will be the guest speaker at the League of Women Voters annual meeting Tuesday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Otterbein United Methodist Church on the corner of East Franklin and Locust streets in Hagerstown. The...
ReutersBy Pascal Fletcher JOHANNESBURG, May 10 (Reuters) - After years of headlines about Africa's poverty, its emerging middle class is now grabbing attention as a driver of growth and democracy and an expanding pool of consumers for market-hungry retailers....
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SAO PAULO, Brazil--Roberto Azevedo of Brazil has been elected the first Latin American director-general of the World Trade Organization, the global body charged with moving forward stalled trade agreement talks. The choice of Azevedo over close rival...
ReutersBy Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - Twenty of the world's most troubled countries have made progress in efforts that range from reducing poverty to improving the education of girls and cutting down on the deaths of women in childbirth, the...
ReutersBy Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG, April 26 (Reuters) - Africa's brisk economic growth over the past decade has been consumer driven, a much-hyped trend that masks the uncomfortable fact that the region remains far too reliant on commodities. Sub-Saharan...
During the 1960s, when most African nature reserves were being established, lions tended to be born free. But today, freedom doesn't always serve them well. Fifty years ago, human population densities were low in the areas where lions roamed. But...
ReutersNAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's new president nominated on Tuesday senior finance ministry economist Henry Rotich as finance minister in his first cabinet after pledging to deliver double-digit growth for east Africa's biggest economy. Uhuru Kenyatta, a...
Reuters* Ministers urge rich nations to prevent prolonged slump * Central banks exit from easy monetary policy poses risk * IMF's Sayeh optimistic about Africa's growth prospects * IMF sees Africa expanding 6.1 percent next year By Lesley Wroughton...
Tags: Global Expansion, Finance, Economy, Politics, Cameroon
ReutersBy Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Global finance officials endorsed a new World Bank goal to end extreme global poverty by 2030 and emphasized that its focus should be on ensuring that the poorest benefit from strong growth and...
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It's Saturday night and you want to go see a movie. You fire up your IBM ThinkPad and check the listings. The local AMC theater is showing "Iron Man 3," the Marvel Comics blockbuster partly filmed in China. You hop in your Volvo, fill it up with gas and...
On Friday, March 8, 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a new rule to bring the mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) regulations into compliance with the July 2012 decision of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate...
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