Business & Economy

Government Moving To Increase Exports To The US | Economy

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government is in the process of finalising Ghana’s new Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) export strategy and action plan, to boost the volumes of exports to the United States to $500 million by 2020. With Ghana unable to sufficiently exploit the AGOA opportunity, and, thereby, not realising any ...

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Economic managers: More foreign investors welcome in PH

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III(File photo by JOAN BONDOC / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Economic managers on Tuesday enjoined foreign investors to take part in the Philippines’ growth story, highlighting a “vibrant” economy during their first international roadshow in Singapore, the government’s Investor Relations Office (IRO) said. “With the Philippines primed to play a key role in the vibrant growth of the Asean ...

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Government Outlines 10 Points Agenda For Industrial Transformation | Economy

Government has designed policy reforms to make Ghana the most business-friendly nation in Africa to accelerate socio-economic development and prosperity for all. To this end, government had outlined a 10-point agenda to transform the industrial sector of the national economy that would create job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youth and ensure prosperity for all Ghanaians. Addressing stakeholders at the ...

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Major infrastructure projects over next decade will put Singapore economy on stronger footing: Lawrence Wong, Economy News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE- Singapore may look “built-up” but major infrastructure projects that will unfold here over the next 10 years will put the national economy on an even stronger footing, said Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance on Tuesday (Aug 15). He said in a keynote speech at the Singapore Regional Business Forum at the Ritz-Carlton: ...

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Whatever happened to Indonesia’s mighty oil and gas industry?, Economy News & Top Stories

JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) – Once a cornerstone of the economy, Indonesia’s oil and gas sector is in a slump, even as the country’s appetite for energy soars. Hit by a drop in global prices, changing regulations and competition from neighbors that are proving more attractive to international energy companies, Southeast Asia’s biggest economy is facing a decline in oil revenue and steadily ...

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Japan’s economy expands at fastest pace in more than two years

Japan’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter as consumer and company spending picked up, highlighting a long-awaited bounce in domestic demand. The world’s third-largest economy expanded by a much stronger-than-expected annualised rate of 4 per cent in April-June, posting its longest uninterrupted run of growth in a decade, government data showed ...

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WestJet adds Denver/Calgary to growing network

WestJet announced that it will begin serving Denver International Airport (DEN) daily from Calgary International Airport (YYC) starting March 8, 2018. “Calgarians have enjoyed WestJet’s low fares and great guest experience since our inception and we are proud to bring our trusted brand to the Mile-High City, Denver,” said Ed Sims, WestJet executive vice-president, commercial. “With its sophisticated business economy ...

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President says gov’t’s ability to create jobs is limited ▷ YEN.COM.GH

– President Akuffo Addo says government’s ability to create jobs is limited – He says the responsibility of job creation lies on the private sector President Akuffo Addo has stated that his government’s ability to create employment for Ghana’s teeming unemployed youths is very limited, a reason why his government is creating a business friendly environment to help the private ...

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Japan economy sustains upward trend

Japan has posted its longest economic expansion in over a decade on the back of a pickup in household and company spending, data showed on Monday. The country’s gross domestic product grew by 1 per cent in the April-June period, marking the sixth straight winning quarter in the longest string of gains since 2006. The world’s number three economy has ...

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