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China commits to 5% growth target despite shaky economy

As China struggles with multiple economic challenges, Premier Li Qiang told the National People’s Congress that Beijing will aim to keep growth at around 5% per year. But many analysts warn this might be too...

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Taiwan’s economy ‘facing a turning point’ amid election

Ahead of Taiwan’s election, economic concerns are driving voters to the polls more than tensions with China. With a downturn in industrial production and an aging population, Taiwan needs a new economic model. Taiwan’s economy,...

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What the Israel Hamas War means for global and Indian economy

The Israel Hamas war has sent shockwaves across the world and the rapidly evolving conflict is being closely watched by global leaders. Tensions started when Hamas attacked Israel with over 5000 rockets from Gaza, a...

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Inside the Minds of Consumers: Economic Sentiments & Outlooks

Consumers’ minds matter. A consumer sentiment index measures the degree to which individuals feel optimistic about their ability to make purchases in the near future. When assessing the economy as a whole and an individual’s...

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Will IMF deal end Pakistan’s economic misery?

The agreement should be viewed as a stopgap measure that gives Pakistan time and some resources needed to pull its economy back from the verge of default, say experts. Irfan Ali, a 22-year-old resident of...

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India’s GDP growth encouraging, but some cautions must for sustaining its resilience

India released its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for Q4FY2023 on May 31, 2023; 6.1% real GDP growth in Q4:2022-2023 is a magnificent performance. Even with an array of downside global risk and uncertainties in...

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India seeks ‘demographic dividend’

At the end of April, India officially became the world’s most populous nation. With a fast-growing economy and a young population, will there be an economic bonus to add to the potent symbolic one? According...

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Nigeria: Rich in oil but poor in refining

Nigeria is Africa’s biggest oil producer. But the lack of operational oil refineries has left the industry in crisis, forcing the country to import fuel. Economists say the next government needs to diversify the economy....

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Economies in Africa had it rough in 2022

Record inflation, high debt levels and weak currencies sent the cost of living soaring in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa throughout the year. When Richard Gbewornyo graduated as a videographer in Accra, he was ready to...

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Lebanon: Massive Hardship & Currency Crisis

Lebanon is in the midst of a currency crisis and has devalued its local currency. But implementing a new exchange rate policy is set to have catastrophic consequences on people’s daily lives. Lina Boubess, 62,...

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Why the euro’s weakness is a big deal

The euro has fallen to a 20-year low threatening to inflict further pain on an economy that’s already having to contend with a surge in inflation. And the bad news is that the common currency’s...

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Ukraine battles to avoid hyperinflation as war costs soar

Ukraine’s central bank has been de facto printing money to pay its troops, but the measure is unsustainable. More international support is vital, but how much new cash could be raised domestically? As the war against...