Export volumes to the EU rose 5.8 per cent on the month
But stronger-than-expected growth was seen over the past two years
Japan’s private sector is losing faith in prime minister Shinzo Abe’s “shock and awe” tactics to revive the world’s third biggest economy after worrying figures today showed business investment flat-lining in the latest quarter
China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Germany and Australia among top five countries using the yuan to finance trade
Government denies 'cover up' of nerve gas exports to war-torn country
OECD predicts 1.5% growth this year, up from May forecast of 0.8%
More than 1,000 people were killed in the violence sparked by the deaths of hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters of Morsi
North and South Korea today moved closer to reopening a jointly run factory park, raising hopes for an improvement in ties between rivals that were trading war threats this spring.
Teachers have the sixth highest salaries in the developing world
Paul Soros was a Hungarian-born shipping innovator and magnate, philanthropist and forward-thinking entrepreneur. He was, according to his younger brother, the billionaire George Soros, "a big-picture man". Both hugely successful brothers had learned from their father "to go against the rules when they are wrong".
Private equity has always fascinated me. To understand how general partners turn around a company when it is in distress or position it to sustain its success and foster its growth, has always been exciting to me. Today Asia, and more particularly China, drives the world’s economy. What better Global Business Experience for me than this trip to Hong Kong to study private equity?
It is a funny time in Italy. On paper the country's economy has now shrunk for seven consecutive quarters, making it the longest recession since the Second World War, and leaving it some 8 per cent below the peak reached in 2007.
Andrew Main Wilson is to be the new chief executive of AMBA, it has been announced on the first day of the Association's conference in Poland.
Britain is on the brink of a triple-dip recession today after figures confirmed the economy contracted by 0.3 per cent at the end of 2012.
Australia's major iron ore port was shut down and residents along a remote stretch of the country's west coast ordered to take shelter as a powerful cyclone bore down on the region today, bringing drenching rains and lashing winds.