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Vietnam’s foreign ministry welcomes U.S. decision to drop FX manipulator label By Reuters

Vietnam’s foreign ministry welcomes U.S. decision to drop FX manipulator label By Reuters

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam’s foreign ministry said on Saturday it welcomed the U.S. Treasury’s move on Friday to refrain from formally branding the country a currency manipulator. “Vietnam will maintain dialogues and consultancy with the…

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EU to define what makes a ‘green’ investment in transport, industry, buildings: draft By Reuters

EU to define what makes a ‘green’ investment in transport, industry, buildings: draft By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels 2/2 By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will next week lay out conditions that transport, industry…

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Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy. Here’s how

Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy. Here’s how

Ghana is among the top two gold producers in Africa. What has caught little attention, however, is the fact that more than 35% of total gold output in Ghana comes from artisanal and small-scale miners.…

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New warp drive research dashes faster than light travel dreams – but reveals stranger possibilities

New warp drive research dashes faster than light travel dreams – but reveals stranger possibilities

In 1994, physicist Miguel Alcubierre proposed a radical technology that would allow faster than light travel: the warp drive, a hypothetical way to skirt around the universe’s ultimate speed limit by bending the fabric of…

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Proparco accorde une nouvelle garantie de 2,3 millions $ à la filiale locale de BNP Paribas

Proparco accorde une nouvelle garantie de 2,3 millions $ à la filiale locale de BNP Paribas

(Agence Ecofin) – L’initiative « Choose Africa » lancée par la France avec pour objectif déclaré de soutenir les PME africaines, continue de se déployer au Sénégal, avec l’accord d’une nouvelle garantie de crédit à une des…

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le ministère des TIC choisit Telkom pour développer un portefeuille numérique destiné aux jeunes

le ministère des TIC choisit Telkom pour développer un portefeuille numérique destiné aux jeunes

(Agence Ecofin) – Le gouvernement du Kenya poursuit ses efforts pour atteindre une inclusion financière totale de sa population. Avec l’expertise technique de l’opérateur historique des télécommunications, il prépare un service numérique spécialisé. Le ministère…

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Pandemic destroyed fewer U.S. businesses than feared, Fed study shows By Reuters

Pandemic destroyed fewer U.S. businesses than feared, Fed study shows By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve in Washington 2/2 By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Fewer than 200,000 businesses in the United States may have failed during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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Brazil needs $10 billion a year in aid for carbon neutrality by 2050, minister says By Reuters

Brazil needs $10 billion a year in aid for carbon neutrality by 2050, minister says By Reuters

© Reuters. Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles attends a graduation ceremony for The Order of Rio Branco at the Itamaraty Palace, in Brasilia By Lisandra Paraguassu BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, told…

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Pandemic underscores flaws in Nigeria’s farming and food supply chains

Pandemic underscores flaws in Nigeria’s farming and food supply chains

During the lockdown in Lagos, Nigeria, I joined a humanitarian team to distribute food to poor people in the urban slums. The project was launched because food was not available and accessible to millions of…

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IMF / Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook

IMF / Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook

Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean recovered briskly in the second half of 2020, yet still more slowly than the global economy and other emerging markets, the IMF announced yesterday (Thursday, April 15th) in…

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