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International Trade

Benin Heads World with Fastest Cellphone Business Startups

Benin Heads World with Fastest Cellphone Business Startups

The West African nation of Benin, better known for cotton export and fashionable clothing styles, is focusing on businesses this year as the government assists businessmen to develop their jobs in the post-corona world. And in this attempt, there’s a place for women as well. Sandra Idossou planned to start up a handcraft store in […]Read More

Energy-saving Architecture

Energy-saving Architecture

In today’s world, plants and trees can intermix with architecture to build exceptional inspirational buildings. The buildings in Milan, Italy, is a nice example. The Bosco Verticale, Italian for “Vertical Forest”, contains two towers, 80 and 112 meters tall. Designed based on sustainable energy structure, the outer parts of the buildings are wrapped in plants […]Read More

MER Allows Secure Energy in Western Cape

MER Allows Secure Energy in Western Cape

The three-year project of Municipal Energy Resilience (MER) will be beneficial to municipalities in the Western Cape. This project allows them to securely buy energy from Independent Power Producers (IPPs). According to the new energy rules, it lowers potential risks while building operational volume for municipalities needs for energy supplies. Organized by Department of Economic […]Read More

Tiffany Predicts High Sales in China

Tiffany Predicts High Sales in China

Tiffany disrupts expectations from Wall Street on quarterly gains as the jewelry company has seen a surge in sales, more than 70%, in China. While being purchased by the French-based luxury goods company (LVMH), Tiffany predicts a recovery in demand like other luxury firms as the holiday season approaches. The most considerable sales growth is […]Read More

Exports Rise in Kenya

Exports Rise in Kenya

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics shows thriving signs in the country’s exports in 2 months (August-September, 2020). The total amount surged from Sh54.16 billion in August to Sh54.61 billion in September. The study also shows that the top export, 43.8%, has been seen in food and beverages in September and non-food industrial products totaled 24.4%. […]Read More

Would Vaccines Recover Oil Market?

Would Vaccines Recover Oil Market?

Monday, November 23, 2020, saw a surge in oil prices, over 1%. The recovery comes as the vaccine test for coronavirus gains strength. Brent crude oil climbed 74 cents, 1.6%, and West Texas Intermediate crude surged 55 cents, 1.3%. Contango, shrank to 32 U.S. cents, the lowest level since June 15th. Demand is expected to […]Read More

Jobs Badly Hit By Pandemic

Jobs Badly Hit By Pandemic

2020 has seen recession in many aspects of economies. Perhaps job loss and unemployment are major issues countries are dealing with these days. A record job loss, 20.5 million, has been reported in America in only one month, April. The unemployment rate has surged to 14.7% in the same month, over fourfold increase compared to […]Read More

Millennials Income Left Behind Gen Z’s

Millennials Income Left Behind Gen Z’s

By 2031, Generation Z (Gen Z) will gain more income, exceeding millennials, Bank of America predicts. Haim Israel, global head of thematic investment strategy at BofA Global Research, said Gen Z will inspire a revolution among various generations. Gen Z, between 1996 and 2016, was set to get “most disruptive” to businesses and society systems, […]Read More

Hike in Pandemic Cause U.S. Travelers to Cancel Trips

Hike in Pandemic Cause U.S. Travelers to Cancel Trips

As the new wave of the pandemic comes up, the American airline executives reported a fall in bookings ahead of thanksgiving. Robert Isom, America’s Airlines President, said the low demand is due to the fast spread of the coronavirus across the country. Earlier this week, the health authorities call on the public to stay in. […]Read More

Investors Under Threat As Debt Goes Up

Investors Under Threat As Debt Goes Up

The world countries, especially developed countries, are facing risks as debt levels rise due to the grievous coronavirus. Climbing to a high of more than $272 trillion during the third quarter, global debt is soon expected to hit another record by the end of 2020. As the plight goes on, governments across the world have […]Read More

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