Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during the closing session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 11, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, March 17 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping hasRead More →

Kochi: Kerala’s economic growth has declined sharply following the financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The state’s domestic product has shrunk by -9.2% in the financial year 2020-21, the economic review tabled in the Kerala legislature on Friday ahead of the presentation of the state budget shows. (State DomesticRead More →

Abbott hosted a fireside chat with Peter Rex, CEO of Rex, an investment and real estate firm, and Texas Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Robert Allen, in Austin on Friday to discuss the economy of the state. He said the state’s ability to recruit businesses from other states andRead More →

Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark. Picture / File Government changes to responsible lending rules may not move the dial enough to make a difference for borrowers, say a group representing New Zealand banks. This morning Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark announced changes to the Credit AgreementsRead More →

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi said on Thursday that ongoing initiatives for women’s empowerment and financial inclusion through necessary legislation and structural changes will open new avenues for the country’s massive economic development. The President, addressing the launch ceremony of the Insaaf Watch portal, said Pakistan was at a magnificentRead More →

By Ismail Amla, Executive Vice President, Professional Services, NCR Corporation The benefits of financial inclusion are known and numerous. Households that lack access to bank accounts or relatively affordable mechanisms for receiving, paying, and spending money end up spending a significantly higher percentage of their income on cash-intensive financial options.Read More →

Annual Chamber of Commerce Economic Forecast Meeting with featured expert Peter Denious. the Wilton Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Wilton Library Associationwill hold its “2022 Economic Foresight Meeting” in person this year, at the Brubeck Room of the Wilton Library on Tuesday, April 5 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. ThisRead More →

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY MARCH 8, 2022 WASHINGTON DC– Today, the DC Policy Center announced the launch of the Alice M. Rivlin Initiative for Economic Policy and Competitiveness. The Rivlin Initiative will undertake in-depth research examining the competitiveness of the District of Columbia and explore policies that can make theRead More →

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 5, 2021 shows the sunrise scenery of Yangpu International Container Port in Yangpu Economic Development Zone, south China’s Hainan Province. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu) BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) — China pledged steady economic growth for this year in its government work report as national lawmakers and policyRead More →

The University of Hawaii’s Economic Research Organization is optimistic about the state’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, with improving labor market conditions and the expected return of international visitors. (Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii) A University of Hawaii organization is optimistic about the state’s economic recovery from theRead More →

The macroeconomic environment has changed significantly since Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union budget and the RBI released its inflation forecast for the coming financial year. On Thursday, crude oil prices hovered around $120 a barrel for the first time in years. While prices moderated slightly thereafter, for theRead More →

Historically, hourly workers have been overlooked when it comes to advances in employee benefits and experience, but now is the time for employers to get creative. (Photo: Shutterstock) Hourly workers have borne the brunt of the economic challenges of COVID-19 and beyond. They were often the first to be laidRead More →

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s research park generated $137 million in total economic impact in Florida last year – a 50% increase over figures reported in 2019 – according to an independent study conducted by the Washington Economics Group, Inc. “By achieving a 50% increase in economic impacts in just three years,Read More →

For decades I have studied economic development, specifically urban redevelopment. I am intrigued by the return of communities. Various policies and approaches can revitalize large projects and neighborhoods. But often an ugly side of economic development is corruption. Recent federal and journalistic investigations into school construction in Connecticut demonstrate theRead More →

HANOI, Feb 28 (Reuters) – For a more comprehensive guide to Vietnam’s economic indicators updated in real time, please type [VNM EOV] in the Eikon search box to access the Vietnam economic overview. CURRENCY/INTEREST RATE SOURCE: bank data, stock exchange on Refinitiv Eikon Join now for FREE unlimited access toRead More →

Energy producers stand to benefit, weak economies to suffer, experts say Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will isolate the world’s 11th largest economy, at least temporarily. According to the February 26 edition of The Economist, the immediate global economic implications will include higher inflation, weaker growth and disruption in financial markets.Read More →

What is a payday loan? payday ready are generally short-term unsecured loans characterized by high interest rates that generally do not require a credit check. Although there is no exact and universal definition of the term, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that this type of loan is usuallyRead More →

Members of the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce gathered for the annual Economic Forecast Breakfast on February 16. Advertising BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Given all the strain on businesses from the pandemic, Americas Commercial Transportation Research Co. chief economist Paul Traub said the economy is still performing fairly well. “American workersRead More →

Funds are provided by the Delta Regional Authority, which Senator McConnell supports through the annual Senate appropriations process. WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced on Tuesday that the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) will provide several communities in western Kentucky with investments totaling $2,783,204 toRead More →

Islamabad: President Dr. Arif Alvi said on Friday that Pakistan’s rapid population growth had implications for the country’s socio-economic development and called for a broad nationwide campaign to raise awareness. In an interaction with senior journalists here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, he highlighted the key role of the media in addressingRead More →

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Chamber of Greater Binghamton hosted its annual Broome County Economic Forecasting and Building Awards earlier this week. CEOs and business leaders were on hand to discuss and learn how local economic growth is going, especially post-pandemic. M&T Bank Group Vice President Peter Kneis was the keynoteRead More →

The 2022 Franchise Economic Outlook shows that franchising is leading the economic recovery in the United States. Tweet that “At all levels, local franchise businesses provide opportunities for economic and professional advancement,” said the IFA President and CEO. Matthew Haller. “For aspiring entrepreneurs, franchising removes barriers so they can moreRead More →

Governor Ned Lamont will join University of Connecticut acting president Radenka Maric and state business leaders Thursday night on a week-long visit to Israel to promote economic development and trade . The 10-member delegation, including Commissioner David Lehman of the state Department of Economic and Community Development, will meet withRead More →

NEW YORK, February 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Morgan Brookshire LLC has launched an innovative business finance solution that will be available to all business owners across United States and Canada. This will be done regardless of credit issues or any other hurdles where it will be easy to get theRead More →

Experts gathered in Thousand Oaks for the 30th annual economic outlook forecast on Friday, where they weighed in on the challenges facing Ventura County. Housing, labor migration and internet access are among the top factors impacting Ventura County’s economic future, according to a panel of local experts. The panel convenedRead More →

Pictured above: CommonSpace’s downtown Syracuse coworking offices. National Grid provided incentives in 2021 for business expansion. National Grid has invested more than $2.6 million in economic development funds in calendar year 2021 for projects in Central and Upstate New York aimed at growing the regional economy. The company maintains aRead More →

Esticast Research has published a global research report on the Zero Turn Lawn Mower Sales Market. This report presents an in-depth analysis of the size, share, SWOT analysis, future progress expansion, industry growth, key development strategies and market trend dynamics of Tinplate Packaging, which includes the drivers, restraints, and opportunitiesRead More →

Higher wages for workers and more income for businesses lead to higher state tax revenues, creating the prospect of even bigger government spending and then appropriations in two years for those who pay income taxes, state economists announced on Wednesday. Economists have described a robust Oregon economy that they sayRead More →

food delivery service Door Dash Inc. will offer funding on its app to restaurants in need of business loans through the new DoorDash Capital program, according to a Bloomberg report on Wednesday (February 9). DoorDash Capital merchants can apply for financing to pay for business operations, including purchasing equipment, payingRead More →

Advancement in the corporate sector, especially in the financial sector due to the creation of fintech applications, has changed the business landscape. Older and more established organizations are now looking for new and more advanced ways of doing business. The fintech industry produces annual revenues of billions of dollars, andRead More →

The Greater Los Angeles industrial market has undoubtedly seen a remarkable change over the past year. Strong fundamentals, including occupancy gains and construction activity, reached astronomical highs, and many Southwest regional markets posted historically low vacancy rates. As a result, Los Angeles remains one of seven markets with robust absorptionRead More →

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Organization for Accountable Governance (ORG) has named Hubert Edwards to head its economics committee. A management consultant at Next Level Solutions, Edwards is a former senior banking executive, lead auditor and regulatory consultant with one of the nation’s leading accounting firms, and a lead bank examinerRead More →

India’s FY2023 budget investment surge in the infrastructure sector is expected to usher in faster economic growth, ratings agency Crisil said. The majority of the massive capital expenditure of the 2022-23 budget – Rs 7.50 lakh crore – will be spent on infrastructure development. Furthermore, the budget avoided a definitiveRead More →

What is a banking desert? A banking desert is a census tract or neighborhood that has no bank branches within or within 10 miles of its center. Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have identified 1,214 banking deserts in the United States, the majority of which areRead More →

UTEC, which operates in Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill, and Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices, based in North Andover, are among 62 organizations across the state receiving inaugural grants to support programs in communities that have “historically done facing disproportionate challenges to economic growth”. Recipients of the State Community EmpowermentRead More →

Data breaches hit an all-time high last year, which means the risk of having your personal information stolen is also increasing. According to IBM’s annual global study, the average data breach costs businesses $4.24 million. This is the highest in the 17-year history of IBM’s report. This research and similarRead More →

Pakistan has the potential to become a hub of economic activity for countries in Central, South and West Asia if it follows the Economic Corridor Development (ECD) model, the Asian Bank has said. of development in a study published Wednesday. The AfDB study, titled “Developing Economic Corridors in Pakistan: Concept,Read More →

(The Center Square) – Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) released an updated economic forecast for fiscal year 2021-22 that shows higher-than-expected revenues, driven by stronger wages and inflation . The IFO’s mid-year update for fiscal year 2021-22 showed that general fund revenue was adjusted upward from nearly $42 billion toRead More →

WATERTOWN — Local economic development officials are seeking feedback from area businesses on whether they would use proposed major upgrades to a rail spur in the town’s industrial park. The Watertown Local Development Corp., also known as the Watertown Trust, and the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency are investigating whetherRead More →

Noah Taborda Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Kansas senators on Thursday approved a financial incentive package to entice manufacturers to pursue so-called megaproject initiatives in the state, despite some concerns about the message it sends to existing businesses. The bill is a response to a request from the Kelly administration toRead More →

Douglas G. DuncanSenior Vice President and Chief EconomistFannie Mae Douglas G. Duncan is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, where he is responsible for forecasting and analysis of the economy and the real estate and mortgage markets. Duncan also oversees strategic research regarding the potential impact ofRead More →

Consumer advocates fear loopholes in lending laws could open the floodgates to predatory lending for millions of vulnerable Australians. Key points: Experts say many people seek out payday loans when they are in financial difficulty But some lenders often charge significant fees Consumer advocates say payday lenders can dodge theRead More →

McKeesport, January 26, 2022 – State Senator Jim Brewster today announced that the Allegheny County Redevelopment Authority (RAAC) has awarded $600,000 in Gaming and Tourism Economic Development Fund (GEDTF) grants for projects in his senatorial district. “I was happy to support and champion these projects,” Brewster said. “I have lobbiedRead More →

25/01/2022 / Press release Indicators for the euro area as well as for Slovenia in the last quarter of last year suggest that the impact of the epidemiological situation on economic activity has been relatively weak. Economic growth has slowed slightly since Slovenia regained its pre-crisis level of activity, butRead More →

LOS ANGELES – January 25, 2022 – (Newswire.com) iQuanti: Financial well-being is an important aspect of overall well-being and happiness. But unfortunately, many people don’t know what it takes to become financially well. Fortunately, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort to learn, improve financial well-being canRead More →

Sara Thorndike, senior vice president of finance and business/treasurer at Penn State University, will address a forum of business leaders this week on the importance of partnerships between business and community leaders for the development and economic revitalization. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to playRead More →

A cargo ship full of containers prepares to leave port at the Dachanwan Port Container Terminal in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, Jan 21, 2022. Photo: cnsphoto China’s GDP increase of 8.1% in 2021, after 2.2% in 2020, exceeded that of any other major economy. However, as is known, China’sRead More →

Register for the public hearing Click here to register. The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of St. Louis County (LCRA) Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) will provide a subgrant to remediate underground soils at 9844 and 9846 West Florissant Avenue, in preparation for a commercial building. The Urban League ofRead More →

Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Standing Committee of the National Assembly (AN) issued on December 30, 2021 a resolution enabling the implementation of a number of mechanisms and policies in the health sector serving COVID-19 prevention and control activities, including drug and drug ingredient management. After theRead More →

Fort Lauderdale, FL and Cherry Hill, NJ – The Dan Marino Foundation this week has launched a new financial literacy program that offers free lessons accessible to everyone, but specifically designed for people with disabilities, with the aim of providing everyone with the opportunity to more successfully and independently navigateRead More →