Since the June 2020 launch of its Leading Education & Economic Development (LEED) initiative until January 2022, Foot locker has invested near $54 million in programs designed to improve educational and economic opportunities for black people. The Initiative as a whole represents a $200 million commitment that includes expanding programsRead More →

July 29, 2022 The The® Economics Team weekly video update gives you the relevant economic and real estate information you need to navigate the housing market as a buyer, seller or industry professional. This week, Chief Economist Danielle Hale raises a recent popular question: are we in a recession?Read More →

An employee works on the automotive assembly line of Bluecar electric city cars at Renault’s factory in Dieppe, western France, September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register PARIS, July 22 (Reuters) – French manufacturing activity contracted and service sector growth slowed in July,Read More →

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said economic and financial soundness was vital for making independent decisions and observed that the country could achieve accelerated economic growth by imparting skills to young people and women through short and in-depth trainings in various fields, particularly in information and communication technologies. (TIC). HeRead More →

ISLAMABAD: Ahead of by-elections in 20 Punjab constituencies, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday urged the masses to reflect on the “economic disaster, corruption, mafia patronage and destruction created in the name of change” during the PTI led by Imran Khan. mandate while voting. Shehbaz said, “Pakistan has strayed fromRead More →

The pressure to generate revenue under difficult operational conditions could increase the conduct of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) compliance and regulatory risk for casino operators in the SAR of Macao, points out a report by Thomson Reuters. A report by Reuters on money laundering and misconduct in theRead More →

Winter 2018 interim economic forecasts: solid and sustainable expansion Eurozone and EU growth rates exceeded expectations last year as the transition from economic recovery to expansion continues. Both the eurozone and EU economies are estimated to have grown by 2.4% in 2017, the fastest pace in a decade. This strongRead More →

LAHORE: Despite rising prices for sacrificial animals, Eid-ul-Azha generated economic activity of around Rs 329 billion this year. However, the number of animals slaughtered this year remained the same as the previous year due to inflation. According to the initial breakdown of Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) estimates, an economic activityRead More →

Written by BT/MTI The Hungarian government will continue to cultivate high-level cooperation with economic players, the Minister of Technology and Industry said Monday at a business forum of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham). Forums such as the Coalition for Artificial Intelligence, the Hungarian Hydrogen Alliance and the Circular EconomicRead More →

Comment this story Comment I often hear people living in prosperous cities say that other metropolises should copy their economic policies. Examples? Be more business-friendly. Keep taxes low. Showcase your city’s unique assets. Foster an entrepreneurial culture. Make your city a more affordable destination. Make your city a more exclusiveRead More →

Guardian Abuja correspondent Tina Abeku won the top prize for the most outstanding newspaper article on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) in Nigeria. His report also beat out 11 other contestants to win the best-written WEE article award in the competition, which aims to promote WEE reporting in Nigeria. The awardRead More →

Trading conditions over the past three months have “darkened considerably” and the risk of a global economic recession is rising, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund. “It will be a tough 22, but maybe even a tougher 2023,” IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told Reuters on Wednesday.Read More →

By Josfyn Uba Doctor. Esther Obioha is an entrepreneur and humanitarian who impacts the lives of vulnerable people in her community, using her resources. Obioha holds a bachelor’s degree in computer systems and a master’s degree in business administration. She is also the recipient of an honorary doctorate from theRead More →

Gasoline and diesel sales in India soared in June following the start of the agricultural season, summer travel and an overall pick-up in economic activity, according to preliminary industry data. . The start of the harvest season saw diesel demand post double-digit growth in the pre-pandemic period, a record highRead More →

Australia’s fintech sector has come of age, with homegrown fintech continuing to challenge incumbents and disrupt the traditional financial sector, according to the recently released KPMG Australian Fintech First Investigative Report. However, the sector could face headwinds due to talent and funding constraints this year. During 2021, KPMG Australia surveyedRead More →

“Greetings from the people of Gorno-Badakhshan,” says a Soviet-style facility on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. picture by Hylgeriak via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0). On June 15, 2022, after a month-long violent crackdown on the Pamirs in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) in eastern Tajikistan, which more than 40 dead in aRead More →

The Kaiser Family Foundation has published a new analysis recently concluded that a staggering 100 million Americans have medical debt, or 41% of the nation’s adult population. This crushing debt burden exceeds previous estimates because it includes medical liabilities held through informal loans and credit cards that do not appearRead More →

José Ramón Díez (Caixabank Research) | The global economic scenario continues to face the effects of a triple global supply shock (bottlenecks, war and zero COVID policy) which keeps commodity prices under pressure, continues to erode agent confidence economies and sounded the alarm in financial markets, with increased volatility andRead More →

Author: Toshiya Takahashi, Shoin University While the Japanese media was busy with the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Japan’s economic security bill passed without strong opposition in the Diet in May 2022. and advanced technology. But the new security policy will have uncertain effects on Japanese security and business. Focusing onRead More →

Reading time: 2 minutes With the slow but steady suppression of the coronavirus, Canadian government support programs such as the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) have also declined, leaving most low- and moderate-income Canadians economically vulnerable. economic. Online repayable loan facilities, such as My salary in Canadaoffer a quick fixRead More →

Michael Olugbode Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) President Akin Oyegbola has blamed the country’s sluggish economic growth on high inflation, insecurity and continued fuel shortages. He said so during a press conference on the second meeting of the APBN Board of Directors 2022 held in Abuja, yesterday. OyegbolaRead More →

(ATTN: ADD more information from paragraph 5; CHANGE photo) SEOUL, June 16 (Yonhap) — President Yoon Suk-yeol said Thursday that his government will pursue economic policies centered on private sector-led growth and deregulation to overcome the multifaceted economic crisis. Yoon made the remarks during a meeting on the direction ofRead More →

The KZN Growth Coalition welcomes the urgent action taken by Transnet SOC Ltd to repair the damage caused by the recent KwaZulu-Natal floods, which will make a substantial difference in restoring economic activity in the province. Transnet’s interventions – which include repairing and reopening the line on the container corridorRead More →

In the financial sector, loan management or lending solutions have been the slowest in terms of digitization adoption. Today, even though credit institutions have migrated from Excel sheets to a digital ledger, they are still far from having a solution that would give a holistic view of the performance ofRead More →

Michael Hicks Over the past two weeks, Hoosier executives celebrated two new factory announcements in the state. Together, they promise 1,900 factory jobs and about $4.6 billion in new investment. Unsurprisingly, this is the kind of stuff elected officials love to brag about. The sunny news release on economic developmentRead More →

U.S. Defense Secretary Austin underscored U.S. support for Taiwan on Saturday, suggesting at the inaugural Asian Defense Forum that recent Chinese military activities around the self-governing island threaten to change the status quo. Speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Austin noted a “steady increase in provocative and destabilizing militaryRead More →

The economic problems currently facing Pakistan are similar to those faced by the PTI. In 2019, with low foreign exchange reserves and high deficits, the PTI government failed to sustain the 6% growth left by the previous PML-N regime. At the time, the outgoing government criticized the PTI for havingRead More →

SHANGHAI: The World Bank has revised its economic forecast for China to 4.3% this year, from a higher expectation of 5.1% in December, amid the Covid-19 outbreaks and changes in the global environment , according to a report released yesterday. This downward revision came as the biggest wave of Covid-19Read More →

$79,200 grant will bolster military support efforts of Florida’s Space Coast Economic Development Commission The Florida Space Coast Economic Development Commission received a $79,200 Defense Reinvestment Grant (DRG) to support its efforts at Patrick Space Force Base, including EDC’s Space Coast Salutes initiative, US Chamber Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes programRead More →

June 08, 2022 Quarterly eeconomic growth should stop this year before diving briefly negative territory as global events continue to weigh heavily on Great Britain economy. UK Economic Outlook – 2022 UK Chambers of Commerce have lowered their expectations for UK GDP growth for 2022 at 3.5% (from 3.6%) againstRead More →

Local governments are bolstering economic development appropriations for several regional agencies during this summer’s budget approval process. Funding for many agencies is on the rise, as New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington approve their respective budgets for the 2022-23 fiscal year. This budget round, Wilmington International Airport, whichRead More →

Many of us often refer to the “good old days” and the era we think of seems to range from thirty to a hundred years ago, depending in part on our age. But Franklin Pierce Adams, one of the most eminent American chroniclers of the early twentieth century, noting theRead More →

According Chief Economist of Aktia Lasse Corin, the coronavirus pandemic has been a deep and short-lived shock to the economy, while Russia’s attack on Ukraine will cause a less profound but protracted period of uncertainty. He predicts very moderate economic growth for next year. In the economic forecastRead More →

Aktia Bank PlcPress releaseJune 2, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. from Aktia economic forecast: the period of strong growth is behind us According from Aktia Chief Economist Lasse Corin, the coronavirus pandemic has been a deep and brief shock to the economy, while Russia’s attack on Ukraine will cause a lessRead More →

Recent progress has been made by the Town of Leduc on key growth and economic development projects. 65th Avenue InterchangeOn May 12, 2022, the Province of Alberta announced financial support for the 65th Avenue Interchange Project, critical infrastructure supporting safety, ease of travel and future economic development in Leduc, AirportRead More →