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Homanit to build fiberboard production plant in Lithuania for 115 million euros

A German manufacturer of fiberboard (MDF) will build a fiberboard production plant near Vilnius. Homanit will invest 115 million euros in the construction of the plant within three years. Thanks to this, 440 jobs will appear in the country, ...
24.01.2019

Retail sales in Canada fell deeper than expected

Retail sales in Canada fell by 0.9% in November after a slight increase in the previous month. Except for auto sales, retail sales declined by 0.6% in November, after declining by 0.2% in October. The fall in sales was noted in 75% of sectors ...
24.01.2019

American corporations topped the list of the most expensive brands

US companies in the high-tech sector are the leaders in the ranking of the most expensive brands in 2019, Brand Finance consulting agency reports. The list of leaders was topped by Amazon, the value of which rose by 24.6% to $187.9 billion. ...
24.01.2019

Cyber insurance market to exceed $3 billion by 2025

Swiss reinsurance company, Swiss Re, predicts the growth of the market for personal insurance against cyberthreats. So far, such services are provided by a few companies, and the market size does not exceed $500 million. Swiss Re believes that ...
24.01.2019

Apollo will buy British packaging manufacturer RPC for 3.32 billion pounds

British RPC Group Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of plastic packaging in Europe, accepted the offer of the Apollo direct investment fund, the fund will buy RPC for $4.29 billion or 3.32 billion pounds sterling. RPC shareholders will ...
24.01.2019

US manufacturing activity improved in January

The index of manufacturing activity in January exceeded analysts' forecasts, according to the Richmond Fed Survey. The index value rose to -2 points from -8 points last month. Experts had predicted growth to -6 points. The growth in employment ...
24.01.2019

China plans to make Shanghai a global financial center by 2020

Shanghai will become an international financial center by 2020, if the Chinese government’s expectations are met. Eight departments of the PRC published the “Action Plan for the Establishment of the Shanghai International Financial Center (2018-2020)”, ...
24.01.2019

US sales in the secondary housing market declined historically

Sales of secondary housing in the United States fell to a minimum in three years in December. At the same time, growth in real estate prices slowed down. The United States Association of Realtors reports: sales of homes in the secondary market ...
23.01.2019

Unemployment in the UK was 4% and reached the low since 1975

Unemployment in the UK was 4% in September-November 2018. The indicator calculated by the International Labor Organization (ILO) method has not changed much since June. This is the lowest value since 1975. Over the year, the unemployment rate ...
23.01.2019

Gold rose in price against the backdrop of a slowdown in economic growth

Gold prices rose on Tuesday. The slowdown in economic growth caused an increased demand for defensive assets. The IMF lowered its growth forecasts for China and the EU. The destabilization of the world economy can continue if the trade conflict ...
23.01.2019

A city in Sicily is selling houses for 1 euro

Sicilian city Sambuca sells dozens of houses for 1 euro, Homes & Properties reports. The Italian village suffers from depopulation, so the authorities considered junk prices the only way to restore the region. The houses can be purchased ...
23.01.2019

40% of the expenses for mobile apps accounted for China in 2018

The owners of smartphones, according to the results of 2018, spent an average of three hours every day on mobile phones. Almost half of all downloaded apps accounted for Chinese Internet users. The Chinese smartphone market slowed down last ...
23.01.2019

Investor confidence in the German economy improved at the beginning of the year

ZEW economic sentiment index improved at the beginning of the year, despite analysts' expectations. Investor confidence in the German economy rose to -15 points in the first month of the year from -17.5 points in December 2018. In September, ...
23.01.2019

Mercedes will open new battery factory in Poland

Mercedes will build an enterprise for the production of electric batteries for cars in Poland, Prime Minister, Mateusz Moravetsky, said. The Prime Minister of Poland praised the company's decision to start producing batteries as very successful. ...
23.01.2019

PetroChina doubled its profit in 2018

The Chinese oil and gas company, PetroChina, doubled its net profit in 2108, Bloomberg reports. The largest oil producer in the country announced a net profit growth of 132% last year. The company's profit was 52.8 billion yuan, or 7.8 billion ...
23.01.2019

Tesla to start deliveries of low-cost Model 3 to European countries

Tesla has begun to take pre-orders for its Model 3 in European countries. In February, Tesla will start deliveries of the Model 3 electric cars in the Model 3 modification. After issuing a permit from the Traffic Control Directorate (RDW) in ...
23.01.2019

British company GSK will buy a manufacturer of cancer drugs for $5 billion

The British pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), has completed the acquisition of the American company Tesaro, which manufactures onco drugs. The deal value exceeded $5 billion. The information was announced in December 2018. GlaxoSmithKline ...
23.01.2019

Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. will open a joint venture

Reuters: Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. will open a joint venture for the production of batteries for electric vehicles. The enterprise will be launched in 2020, and it should become a competitor of the Chinese Contemporary Amperex ...
22.01.2019

OECD calls for global ICO regulation

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has called for coordinated efforts to regulate the primary token supply (ICO). The holding of an ICO is associated with high risks, so countries should adopt uniform regulatory ...
22.01.2019

The number of defaults on corporate bonds in China in 2018 rose to a record level

The number of defaults on corporate bonds rose to a record high last year. Against the background of low economic growth, this may indicate new problems in the country's economy. According to Fitch, 45 Chinese companies reported a default on ...
22.01.2019
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