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Latin America and Caribbean at difficult juncture as foreign direct investment shrinks – UN

Photo:A railroad worker fixed tracks in Mexico.

16 August 2017
The United Nations Latin America commission has reported that foreign...

GST and the Remapping of India

AUGUST 11, 2017

The coming into force of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will unify the nation into a common economic market, obviating the...

UK launches proposals to better protect holidaymakers


Enhanced regulations will better protect an extra 10 million UK package holidays booked online, under proposals outlined on 14 Au...

Audit Quality Assurance in Cambodia Leads to Public Trust and Investor Confidence

AUGUST 9, 2017

Public trust in financial institutions is important for any country, particularly one that seeks to attract investment. And k...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Iraq

August 9, 2017

On August 1, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2017 Article IV consultation wi...

IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on the First Review of Mongolia’s Extended Fund Facility

August 2, 2017
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Mr. Koshy Mathai visited Ulaanbaatar from July 19 to August 2 to conduc...

Twitter No Longer at 'Death's Door' as Earnings Report Approaches

July 26, 2017
Twitter Inc heads toward its quarterly earnings report on Thursday with a stock that has risen more than...

Jakarta's Traffic-clogged Economy Gets a Lift From Motorbike Deliveries

July 26, 2017
Three years ago, Ferly Aninditya's stall at a Jakarta food court was losing money.

Deterred by the...

UN’s economic advice ‘proven accurate’ and applicable for sustainable development, review finds

Photo:The port at Tema, Ghana, June 16, 2006.

13 July 2017
Economic analysis by the United Nations over the past 70 years has proven...

Switzerland tops world innovation index; India and other emerging markets on the rise – UN agency

Photo:iHub, an innovation and business space for the technology community in Kenya.

15 June 2017
Innovation is a key development tool...