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Boris Johnson: UK is about to finish Brexit - 10/18/2019

On Thursday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker unexpectedly announced that they would reach an agreement between the EU and London on Brexit. Head of the British government expressed confidence that the new agreement will be ratified by October 31, and EU leaders have already supported the agreement. Now the floor belongs to the European...

UK postmen decide to go on strike for Christmas - 10/16/2019

The British postal service Royal Mail will strike, seeking to improve working conditions. The action may affect Black Friday, end-November sales and Christmas, BBC News reports. More than 97% of the members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU), the postal workers union, which unites about 110,000 people, voted for the strike. The turnout was 76%. The terms and conditions of the strike have...

Japan allocates $6,5 mln to remedy consequences of Typhoon Hagibis - 10/16/2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced allocation of $ 6.5 million from the state budget reserve fund to help rebuild the country's regions affected by Typhoon Hagibis, Kyodo reports. The money will be allocated for basic necessities, such as water, food and sleeping places, as well as to improve conditions in evacuation centers and to help those who have lost their homes. According to...

WTO greenlights US sanctions against Europe - 10/15/2019

The US sanctions have been imposed in connection with European aircraft manufacturing concern Airbus receiving illegal subsidies. The sanctions in the amount of $ 7.5 billion will enter into force on October 18. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has officially approved the US decision to impose large-scale trade sanctions on goods from the European Union. The sanctions are associated with...

Inflation in Venezuela exceeded 3300% - 10/14/2019

The inflation accumulated from the beginning of the year in the republic amounted to 3326%, and the annual inflation from October 2018 to September 2019 rose to 50 100%. From January to September of this year, inflation in Venezuela exceeded 3320%, wrote a member of the Finance Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic Alfonso Marquina on Twitter. “In September, inflation reached...

Cuba elects President for the first time in 40 years - 10/11/2019

The Cuban Parliament elected Miguel Díaz-Canel, Chairman of the State Council, as President of the country. This is a historic event: there has been no President in the country for 40 years, and a change in the country's constitution was required to introduce this position. The Cuban parliament has elected Miguel Díaz-Canel, Chairman of the State Council, as President of the country. The post of...

US loses status of the most competitive economy - 10/10/2019

The United States lost the first place in the list of the most competitive economies in the world to Singapore, according to the World Economic Forum. The United States dropped to second place in the annual ranking of the world's most competitive economies, which was published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Experts noted that the performance of the United States is affected by the uncertainty...

World's largest copper mine will switch to renewable energy sources - 10/09/2019

Escondida copper mine in Chile will switch to renewable energy, said BHP Group’s mine owner Jeff Healey. According to Bloomberg, he told this at a presentation to investors. The company is in the final stages of negotiations on a long-term contract for the transfer of the mine to renewable sources. BHP expects that this measure will help reduce production costs. The agency considers BHP’s...

German Finance Ministry calls to issue digital Euro - 10/08/2019

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz believes that the country should not lag behind other states or private companies with the issuance of digital currency, reports Wirtschafts Woche. “Such a payment system would be useful for the financial center of Europe and its integration into the global financial system. We should not leave this field of activity to China, Russia, the United States or any...

Macron promises Johnson to evaluate Brexit deal by the end of the week - 10/07/2019

French President Emmanuel Macron said in a telephone conversation with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he would consult about the Brexit position by the end of the week, AFP reported referring to the Palais'd Elysees. Mr. Johnson said in a conversation that he was not going to postpone the UK exit from the EU. The agency added that Mr. Johnson “presented his final proposals” on Brexit...
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