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Conflict in Ukraine opens up diplomatic and energy opportunities in Qatar

* Qatar has suggested it could supply more gas to Europe * Foreign Minister coordinated with Washington ahead of Lavrov talks * Qatar’s contacts with the United States contrast with tensions between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia * Gulf state serves as a link between the West and Taliban-ruled Afghanistan By Andrew Mills DOHA, March 20 (Reuters) – ...

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Russian wheat exporter asks China for food

As reported yesterday, the US government appears to be declassifying details of Russia’s requests for assistance from China. After revealing this the United States had learned of Russia’s demands, yesterday (the same day Jake Sullivan had a seven-hour meeting with Yang Jiechi) more details of what Russia requested were released. CNN even reported a cable shared with allies detailing that ...

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SIPRI: Europe is the main target of arms exporters | World | Latest news and insights from around the world | DW

Figures on global arms sales take on special significance in the context of a war in Europe. The Stockholm Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) compared arms trade figures from 2017 to 2021 with the previous five-year period and found an indication of a huge increase in tension across Europe before the current escalation. While the global trade in major arms fell ...

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Egyptian wheat importers face supply crisis | weekly farm

EGYPT, the world’s largest wheat importer, is scrambling to find alternative sources of supply after war in Ukraine disrupted its main source of grain. Russia and Ukraine have dominated the lion’s share of sales to Egypt for the past ten years, but now Egypt is casting the net further. Official data showed that Russia supplied around 50% and Ukraine 30% ...

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Albanian daily news

The Albanian economy will suffer direct and indirect shocks from Russia’s attacks on Ukraine. Fuel and flour prices are expected to rise, as the country imports 47% of its annual grain needs and 12% of oil from Russia. The indirect consequences will come from the global increase in food and energy prices and negative impacts on tourism. Wholesalers claim there ...

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Nigeria and others absent among the world’s leading LNG exporters

By Adewale Sanyaolu Nigeria and other African nations are missing in the list of countries with outstanding performance in global liquefied natural gas (LNG) export and demand markets. The country’s poor global LNG performance rating is contained in Shell’s annual LNG outlook released yesterday in London. Nigerians can now work and earn dollars EVERY DAY from home. Individuals can earn ...

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U.S. non-electric air heater imports top $805 million record

In 2021, the United States, the world’s largest buyer of non-electric unit heaters, imported goods worth more than $805 billion, an increase of 33% compared to 2020 figures. IndexBox has just published a new report: “US – Air Heaters Or Hot Air Distributors – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights”. Here is a summary of the main findings of ...

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Natural gas shipments, mostly from the United States, ease Europe’s energy crisis

Near the entrance to the vast port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands is a specialist port that offers an alternative to the network of Russian pipelines that feed much of Europe’s thirst for natural gas. The facility, called Gate Terminal, is a critical entry point for liquefied natural gas, an increasingly vital fuel for Europe. This week, a giant tanker, ...

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China’s zero-Covid policy poses a challenge to manufacturers and supply chains

China’s battle to contain the Omicron variant risks suffocating already strained global supply chains, manufacturing officials and analysts have warned, threatening production of goods ranging from smartphones to furniture. Beijing is determined to prevent any large-scale transmission of Covid-19, especially as it prepares to host the Winter Olympics next month, and has imposed restrictions to maintain its zero-Covid strategy. A ...

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5 low-cost stocks to buy for a rewarding portfolio

[ad_1] IInvesting in equities after a valuation metrics analysis is generally considered to be one of best practice. When considering valuation metrics, the price / earnings ratio has always been the obvious choice. Indeed, calculations based on income are easy and useful. However, the sell price has become a practical tool for determining the value of stocks that suffer losses ...

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Thai Hom Mali Rice Wins World’s Best Rice Award for Second Year in a Row

[ad_1] BANGKOK, December 19 (The Nation Thailand / ANN): Thai Hom Mali rice, also known as jasmine rice, has won the 13th prize for best rice in the world for the second year in a row, the trade minister announced. Jurin Laksanawisit. Eleven types of rice from six countries – Thailand, United States, China, India, Vietnam and Myanmar – were ...

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China does not pledge to release US oil “drop in the ocean”

[ad_1] China says it will release oil reserves as needed OPEC + meets on December 2 but no signs of changing tactics Biden under political pressure as inflation picks up Oil releases “drop in the ocean” -Goldman Sachs Crude prices stable Wednesday BEIJING, Nov. 25 (Reuters) – China, the world’s largest importer of crude, has not pledged whether it will ...

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Philippines temporarily limits rice imports from Vietnam

[ad_1] Recasts, with confirmation from Philippines, add quotes, details HANOI, November 24 (Reuters) – The Philippines, one of the world’s largest rice importers, is taking action to temporarily limit grain imports from Vietnam amid a big harvest in the country, three rice traders and an official said on Wednesday. agricultural. Traders said the Philippine agriculture ministry has suspended the issuance ...

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Copper premiums in China hit a seven-year high due to tight inventories and a VAT problem

[ad_1] Copper stocks on the Shanghai stock exchange are at their lowest since 2009 Customs stops issuing VAT invoices for copper imports – sources The move creates a lack of equipment in an already tight market – broker Nov. 19 (Reuters) – Copper premiums in China hit their highest level in more than seven years as an administrative issue over ...

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Major LNG Players Meet on What Makes Cargo Carbon Neutral

[ad_1] The world’s leading importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and a coterie of key market players on Wednesday released separate frameworks aimed at better tracking and reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with super-refrigerated fuel shipments. . The International Group of LNG Importers (GIIGNL), which manages 90% of all these imports in the world, has unveiled a framework defining ...

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FCC trade report shows strong agricultural and food exports in 2020

[ad_1] Despite a global contraction in agricultural exports, 2020 has been a relatively good year for Canadian agricultural and food exporters, according to the latest trade report from Farm Credit Canada (FCC). “Canada’s agriculture and food industry has been resilient in these difficult times and has the potential to emerge even stronger from this pandemic as our producers, agricultural product ...

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containers: ‘Containergeddon’ brings sugar and rice shippers back to bulk carriers

[ad_1] NEW YORK: Food traders are moving from containers to dry bulk carriers to transport refined sugar and rice, hoping to avoid shipping delays caused by container shortages and port congestion the industry calls ” containergeddon, “according to traders. Container transport has been hit by exorbitant costs and delays amid booming transport demand, while container terminals in ports struggle to ...

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Saudi Arabia, world’s largest oil exporter, targets net zero emissions by 2060, Auto News, ET Auto

[ad_1] RIYAD (Reuters) – The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that the world’s largest oil exporter aims to reach net zero emissions by 2060 and more than double its annual carbon reduction target. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his energy minister said OPEC member Saudi Arabia will tackle climate change while ensuring stability in the oil ...

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Double-digit price hikes on Chinese exports add to inflation risk

[ad_1] (Bloomberg) – Business is booming for Zhejiang Zhendong Leisure Products, which produces about 1 million folding chairs a year at its factory in eastern China, many of which are found on porches and American gardens in across Europe. Bloomberg’s Most Read A spike in demand since the pandemic has resulted in a backlog of orders until next April and ...

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How can agritech solve the great Indian agrarian crisis?

[ad_1] Contributing around 15% to India’s GDP, the agricultural sector supports nearly half of the country’s population. With over 265 million people engaged in agriculture, India is the second largest producer of fruits and vegetables. However, India still has a long way to go in terms of exporting “products”. Research by the Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority (APEDA) ...

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EXCLUSIVE China seeks to lock down US LNG as energy crisis raises concerns – sources

[ad_1] SINGAPORE / NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (Reuters) – Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG), amid soaring gas prices and shortages electricity sources are compounding concerns about the country’s energy security, according to several sources. At least five Chinese companies, including Sinopec Corp and China National ...

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Middle Eastern oil giants clash in market share skirmish

[ad_1] The Middle East’s largest oil exporters are battling for market share in the most prized oil market, Asia, although Asian crude imports have been relatively low over the past three months. The peak of the Delta variant of the coronavirus and higher Middle Eastern oil prices in summer reduced both Asia’s total crude oil consumption and imports from Gulf ...

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Japanese manufacturers’ mood at 6-month low in October – Reuters

[ad_1] TOKYO, Oct. 13 (Reuters) – Japanese manufacturers have become less positive about economic conditions as the outlook for the services sector has improved to levels not seen since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Reuters poll showed October tankan. Manufacturers were the least optimistic in six months as the mood in the service sector remained in contraction as ...

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China’s energy crisis affects everything from iPhones to milk

[ad_1] By Jeff Sutherland and Tom Hancock (Bloomberg) – The blow from China’s energy crisis begins to spread around the world, hurting everyone, from Toyota Motor Corp. Australian sheep farmers and cardboard box manufacturers. The extreme power shortage caused by soaring coal prices at the world’s largest exporter is expected to hurt China’s growth, and the impact on supply chains ...

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Vietnam: an import powerhouse for animal feed

[ad_1] Vietnam is an emerging economy in Southeast Asia that has experienced rapid growth and development over the past decades. As has historically been the case in many countries, the growth in animal protein consumption has gone hand in hand with this economic development. Vietnam has turned to imports of corn as a food ingredient to support the level of ...

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3 best potted stocks to buy right now

[ad_1] The legalization of marijuana in the United States could trigger one of the biggest growth trends in history. Even though pot has only been legalized in about half of the states for medical or recreational purposes (or both), New Frontier Data estimates that the U.S. market for legal weed will grow 16% on an average annual basis. until 2025. ...

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Japanese survey of “tankans” shows manufacturers optimistic about outlook

[ad_1] The business climate among Japanese manufacturers has reached its highest level in nearly three years, according to a quarterly central bank survey. The results of the Bank of Japan’s “tankan” survey, released on Friday, revealed sentiment among major manufacturers rose from 14 to 18, the highest level since late 2018. The reading for non-manufacturers increased only slightly from 1 ...

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China’s manufacturing gauge shows first contraction since early 2020

[ad_1] BEIJING – An official gauge of Chinese factory activity fell into contractionary territory in September for the first time since February 2020, when the world’s second-largest economy was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The official manufacturing purchasing managers index fell to 49.6 in September, from 50.1 in August, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday. That figure, lower ...

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That cup of coffee will probably go up – Times-Herald

[ad_1] It’s 8 ounces (probably 12 ounces) of sky that is about to hit Earth. Or, if you’re lucky, you’ve just hit the whirlpool. Supply chain delays associated with pandemics have hit coffee suppliers on bank accounts. Usually this means that the consumer (i.e. you) is feeling a pinch. A container of valuable grain docked in the Port of Oakland? ...

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Government celebrates commercial success of UK creative industries with new export aid announcements

[ad_1] The creative industries will benefit from government support through a new package of measures announced at an event organized by the Department of International Trade (DIT) yesterday (Monday, September 20). The event brought together business leaders from the UK’s creative industries – television and film, music, publishing, fashion, games, advertising and immersive technology – to celebrate their export success ...

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China OEM Electronics Manufacturing Market Report 2021, With Key Players Aptiv PLC, D-Link Corporation, Lenovo Group Limited, and Sony Corporation – ResearchAndMarkets.com

[ad_1] DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “OEM Electronics Manufacturing in China – 2021 Edition” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. After decades of massive investment by its central government, China has grown from a nation seen simply as a land of abundant and cheap labor to the world’s largest economy and exporter. With a nominal GDP of over ...

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Infographic: Lebanon is on the verge of running out of water | Business and Economy News

[ad_1] More than 70 percent of the Lebanese population faces severe water shortages, the United Nations Children’s Agency warns. Lebanon’s water supply system is on the verge of collapse. In July, a report released by UNICEF warned that most water pumping would gradually cease across the country within four to six weeks as the country’s power grid falters. On August ...

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Golub Capital adopts beqom compensation management platform and offers growth financing

[ad_1] NYON, Switzerland – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –to become, a cloud-based compensation management company, announced that Golub Capital has provided funding to accelerate growth and selected its platform to manage long-term salary, bonus and incentive compensation processes ( LTI). “Beqom has established itself as the best compensation management solution and we are delighted to work closely with the beqom team as ...

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The EU’s new carbon agenda – how will it affect trade with ASEAN? | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

[ad_1] On July 14, the European Commission adopted a long-standing proposal for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), a de facto tax on imported products that do not comply with the EU’s own rules on carbon. carbon emissions. As Brussels rushes into its climate action, it fears that European companies will relocate their carbon-intensive production abroad to take advantage of ...

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U.S. clean energy industry facing forced labor issues

[ad_1] This is the first of three articles on the solar industry and forced labor. Here we focus on regulation. Articles in the coming weeks will focus on the issues facing importers and their suppliers, as well as investors and their demands. Your shipment of solar equipment is stopped by customs at the US border due to the potential use ...

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New implementation service offer available for composites manufacturers through the RUAG and Virtek partnership.

WATERLOO, ON, July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Virtek Vision, market leader in 3D laser vision solutions, is pleased to announce the formation of a global partnership with RUAG, technology partner of the Swiss Armed Forces. RUAG presents a new range of services to aerospace manufacturers using Virtek systems. They will help users create projection files, either from existing ...

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Global chip shortage has hit smartphone makers

According to online sources, the global shortage of semiconductor products has started to negatively impact the smartphone industry. Deliveries are slowing and buyers are seeing significant price increases for the first time in years. Some manufacturers have had to cut production and delay the launch of new devices. For most of the year, smartphone makers have avoided issues faced by ...

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