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International Monetary Fund warns trade tensions could disrupt global growth

International Monetary Fund warns trade tensions could disrupt global growth

Based on its projections, the fund added this translated to nearly $500 billion in lost annual output - the equivalent of eliminating an economy the size of Thailand. These projections only take into account tariffs now in force, so larger actions such as possible automotive tariffs were not included. Despite this slight downgrade in its projections, India continues to outperform China, IMF's WEO update figures reflect. Consulte Mais Informação

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Canada tariff spat leads to WTO challenge

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement. On 6 July, the United States imposed 25% tariffs on $34bn in Chinese goods, prompting Beijing to hit back with levies on the same amount of USA exports to China . But, he said, China has another option - Beijing could reduce the impact of United States tariffs on exporters by devaluing the yuan to make its goods cheaper for American consumers. Consulte Mais Informação

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China economic growth slows in second quarter, warns on trade war

The data out of China showed its economy grew 6.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2018, cooling from the 6.8 per cent growth registered in each of the previous three quarters. Manufacturing activity also slowed in June, as did output at factories and workshops. Although trade data last week showed China's export machine holding up, analysts warned the numbers may have been inflated by exporters pushing out shipments early to beat the scheduled tariffs. Consulte Mais Informação

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Elon Musk Attacks Thai Cave Rescue Hero Who Criticized His Mini Submarine

Elon Musk Attacks Thai Cave Rescue Hero Who Criticized His Mini Submarine

Secondly, nearly everyone is in agreement that he went way overboard with the remark accusing Unsworth of being a pedophile just because he doesn't like what the man said , as can be seen in the replies to his tweet. When asked by reporters if he would consider taking legal action Unsworth said " Yes, it's not finished ". We will make one of the mini-sub/pod going all the way to Cave 5 no problems. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon’s Rival Retailers Offer Deep Discounts Ahead of Prime Day

Amazon’s Rival Retailers Offer Deep Discounts Ahead of Prime Day

In India , this includes unlimited free & fast shipping, unlimited access to award-winning movies & TV shows with Prime Video , unlimited access to millions of songs ad-free with Prime Music, early access to Lightning Deals and more. If shoppers do both, they'll get a $10 credit to their account after Prime Day. That's $5 more for dog toys and treats that will have your pup barking for joy. Consulte Mais Informação

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COFCO says China can replace U.S. soy imports with alternatives: state media

COFCO says China can replace U.S. soy imports with alternatives: state media

When the planting season begins in Brazil in September, growers are expected to expand soybean seedings by 2.4 million hectares, leading to a record crop of 120.5 million tonnes in 2018/19, some 2.5% larger than the projected US harvest. "Farmers are already dealing with low commodity prices and a down farm economy, and the price of soybeans has continued to drop since tariff rhetoric first began", Heisdorffer said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Target tries its own version of Prime Day

Target tries its own version of Prime Day

Flipkart's Big Shopping Days will see discounts and offers on over 1,500 smartphones and feature phones. The sale brings various discounts, deals and offers on various products, including phones, smart speakers and more. Refrigerators Not just on TVs, Amazon Prime Day is handing out heavy discounts and deals in refrigerators as well. Amazon's Fire TV Stick is available for Rs. Consulte Mais Informação

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Disney's US$71b Fox bid wins backing from ISS, Glass Lewis

Disney's US$71b Fox bid wins backing from ISS, Glass Lewis

Software maker CA made the biggest gain in the technology sector and soared after it accepted an offer from Broadcom worth 18.9 billion U.S. dollars (£14.3 billion), or 44.50 dollars per share. Disney has also shown a large interest and, late past year reached an agreement to purchase the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox's media empire - which includes its 39% stake in Sky. Consulte Mais Informação

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British caver from Thai rescue slams Elon Musk submarine as 'PR stunt'

British caver from Thai rescue slams Elon Musk submarine as 'PR stunt'

British diver Vern Unsworth , 63, a key member of the rescue team, shot down Musk's idea in an interview about the ordeal with CNN . "It just had absolutely no chance of working", Unsworth said . On Twitter , Musk responded to the reporter's piece. "Mini-sub is ready if needed". Unsworth was part of an global team of cave-diving experts who rescued the group of 12 teenage boys and their coach last week. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pilots' strike achieved nothing, says Ryanair

Pilots' strike achieved nothing, says Ryanair

Scheduled flights between Ireland and the United Kingdom will face the brunt of the action, as Ryanair faces its second strike since recognising unions for the first time in December. "We will contact customers in due course when we receive details". The strike represents 27 per cent of Ryanair's Irish pilots. "All customers on these flights have received text and email notification of these cancellations earlier today and our Customer Service teams are assisting them with refunds, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Dozens injured on Ryanair Zadar flight

Dozens injured on Ryanair Zadar flight

Depressurisation led to the emergency landing at Frankfurt Hahn airport shortly after 9pm. 'In line with standard procedure, the crew deployed oxygen masks and initiated a controlled descent. He then praised the pilots for doing an "excellent job". 'We are still in the Frankfurt-Hahn. It said that the aircraft had landed "normally". Ryanair said it would pay for hotels for the affected passengers but added that there was a "shortage of available accommodation". Consulte Mais Informação

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England Coach Gareth Southgate Says World Cup Was Wonderful Adventure

England Coach Gareth Southgate Says World Cup Was Wonderful Adventure

We will carry one another. The biggest New Zealand bet of the football World Cup has been placed at the TAB: $100,000 on France to beat Croatia. It doesn't just concern the 23 players, coaching staff and backroom staff, but the 4.5 million people back home. The biggest match of the tournament to date for TAB turnover was Croatia's win over England which generated $1.15 million in bets. Consulte Mais Informação

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McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite

McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite

Cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by a single-celled parasite, have surged in recent weeks, and some cases have been linked to McDonald's salads by state departments of public health in IL and Iowa . McDonald's said it had voluntarily stopped selling salads at 3,000 of its USA restaurants, most of which are in the Midwest, until it could switch to another lettuce blend supplier. Consulte Mais Informação

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