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  • Huge US-China punitive tariffs take effect Huge US-China punitive tariffs take effect
    24 September 2018 A fresh round of US President Donald Trump's punitive tariffs on China has begun to bite. It adds another $200 billion in imports to the escalating trade conflict, with Beijing also imposing more retaliatory duties. The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other's goods Monday as the world's two largest economies showed no sign of backing down from a...
  • image Turkey unveils plan to stave off economic crisis 20 September 2018 Under a new economic program, Turkey wants to cut its growth sharply and promised to curb public spending, as it seeks to avoid a full-blown economic crisis fueled by massive inflation and a...
  • image China promises US tariff retaliation as trade war beckons 18 September 2018 China will take "counter-measures" after US President Donald Trump's raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports. Fears of escalation hit global stocks markets, which waver nervously...
  • image Lluka and Begolli discuss for investments in Kosovo Telecom 18 September 2018 Chief Executive Officer of Kosovo Telecom, Gent Begolli, together with the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Besa Shatri-Berisha, met Tuesday with the Minister of Economic Development, Valdrin...
  • image US sees gas exports to Germany by 2022 17 September 2018 The US administration plans to start exporting its new and vast gas supplies to Europe via Germany within the next four years. As doubts continue over a Russian pipeline to Germany, Washington...
  • image Economists propose imposing trade measures against Serbia 17 September 2018 Head of the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce, Berat Rukiqi, said Kosovo suffers yearly losses of around €30 million mainly because of Serbia's failure to implement agreements reached in Brussels...
  • image Lehman Brothers: Looking back at the basics 13 September 2018 The demise of Lehman Brothers shook the finance world and had enormous knock-on effects globally. Even those who had never heard of the investment bank were impacted. Ten years on, we answer some...
  • image Ryanair faces turbulences as strike actions hit 12 September 2018 Ryanair passengers are suffering travel disruptions as German pilots and cabin crew have launched a 24-hour strike over better pay and conditions. The Irish low-cost carrier also faces an autumn...
  • image California signs law to phase out fossil fuels for electricity by 2045 11 September 2018 The US state, the fifth-largest economy in the world, has committed to producing 100 percent clean electricity by 2045. The law contradicts President Donald Trump's energy policy, aimed at...
  • image Test case against Volkswagen opens - why it matters 07 September 2018 The first major court case against Volkswagen in Germany over its cheating in emissions tests involving millions of diesel cars begins Monday. It will examine whether the auto giant should have...
  • image Kosovo Telecom offers a fast internet for the General Hospital in Peja 06 September 2018 Chief Executive Officer of Kosovo Telecom, Gent Begolli, was received on Thursday by the Executive Director of the General Hospital in Peja, Dr. Skender Dreshaj, with whom they have signed a fast...
  • image Wirecard to kick Commerzbank out of DAX 05 September 2018 A Bavarian startup specializing in online payments is set to nudge Germany's second-largest bank out of the country's DAX index. Analysts say it's the latest sign of fintech firms outshining...
  • image US loses its shine as investment location for German firms 29 August 2018 The United States has become less attractive as a location for German businesses with a trade conflict between the EU and the US not fully resolved, the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany...
  • image Trains vs. planes: What's the real cost of travel? 29 August 2018 Flights often seem to be the fastest and cheapest travel options. That's not so, as DW's data visualizations show. Factoring in transit time and environmental damage, here's how to assess the...
  • image German consumers cautious as inflation eats up wage hikes 29 August 2018 While consumers in Europe's powerhouse remain confident about the domestic labor market, they are less likely now to make large purchases. Low interest rates and higher energy prices are taking...
  • image German coffers bulge as country books record surplus 24 August 2018 Saving is said to be a German virtue, something that can be easily believed if the country's whopping trade surplus is anything to go by. Yet what is good news for Germany may provoke ire further...
  • image No breakthrough in China-US trade talks 24 August 2018 Trade talks between China and the US resumed this week, with China saying on Friday that the meetings were "constructive". Nonetheless, tariffs have continued to be levied with no breakthrough...
  • image Zimbabweans hope for economic recovery ahead of court ruling on election outcome 22 August 2018 Whoever is awarded the mandate to govern Zimbabwe by the court hearing the opposition's legal challenge to the ruling party's election victory faces the daunting task of turning a crippled...
  • image Finding skilled labor in Germany: 'It's never been so hard' 22 August 2018 As the German economy goes from strength to strength, it's become increasingly difficult for businesses to recruit urgently needed staff. Hardy Graupner has mingled with entrepreneurs in a small...
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