Economy

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): New economic projections for Latin America and the Caribbean show moderate recovery in 2018 and growth the following year – with favoured expansions in consumption and domestic investment, the United Nations reported Thursday.

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Lift in global economy prompts opportunities to tackle deep-rooted development issues – UN

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): A three per cent upturn in the global economy has paved the way to readjust policy towards longer-term issues, such as addressing climate change, tac ...

China tops patent, trademark and design filings in 2017 – UN agency reports

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2017 amid soaring demand in China, which received more pate ...

Lack of quality opportunities stalling young people's quest for decent work – UN report

New York, Nov 21(Just Earth News): Overall economic growth remains disconnected from employment generation, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned, notin ...

Branding and other intangibles account for 30 per cent of product value – UN report

New York, Nov 21(Just Earth News): Intangible capital, such as branding, design and technology, is increasingly determining success in the marketplace, as nearly one third of the value ...

UN chief stresses 'mutually supportive' nature of Africa's free trade and industrialization

New York, Nov 20(Just Earth News): Africa's industrial development and proposed continental free trade would complement each other, United Nations Secretary-General António ...

Paradise Papers: Documents name the 'Who's who' in tax evasion scam

Berlin, Nov 6 (JEN): A recent leak of over 13.4 million records have named the who's who of world politics in tax evasion scheme.

Asia-Pacific's economic gains must not undercut social and environmental goals, says UN regional forum

New York, Oct 31(Just Earth News): While the Asia-Pacific trade outlook for this year is positive, some uncertainties ¬– including the possible impact of structural rebalancing of China f ...

Poor maritime connectivity hurting weaker, smaller nations – UN report

New York, Oct 26(Just Earth News): A United Nations report out Wednesday revealed the poor maritime connectivity continues to keep smaller and weaker economies from reaching world markets, h ...

Ontario minister Brad Duguid hails province's economy, says there's room for improvement

Toronto, Oct 9 (JEN): Ontario is on track to balance the budget this year, and has added 34,700 Jobs in September, media reports said, quoting the 2017-18 First Quarter Finances -- which con ...