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Turkey Slaps Big Tariffs On Us Alcohol, Tobacco And Cars After Accusing The Us Of ‘plotting’ To Destabilise Economy With Sanctions

TURKEY has hit back at US sanction that sent the lira into free fall, slapping big tariffs on American cars, alcohol, tobacco and beauty products. Alcohol tariffs were...

Us Retail Sales Manufacturing Data Bolster Third-quarter Economic Outlook

WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in July as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, suggesting the economy remained...

Us Business Inventories Edge Up In June

WASHINGTON – U.S. business inventories barely rose in June and the inventory-to-sales ratio fell to more than a 3-1/2-year low, suggesting businesses would need to...

Us Retail Sales Rise Solidly Productivity Accelerates

WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in July as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, suggesting the economy remained...

Afghans Syrians Help German Firms Fill Training Vacancies

BERLIN – German companies managed to attract more apprentices to on-the-job training schemes last year due to a surge in applications from asylum seekers from...

Afghans Syrians Help German Companies To Fill Training Vacancies

BERLIN – German companies last year managed to attract more apprentices to their dual-track vocational training schemes due to a surge in applications from asylum...

New Zealand Teachers Strike Challenges Labour Government Wages Policy

WELLINGTON – New Zealand school teachers went on strike on Wednesday for the first time in more than 20 years, challenging the Labour government’s plans to...

New Zealand Teachers Strike For First Time In 20 Years Challenge Governments Fiscal Plan

WELLINGTON – New Zealand school teachers went on strike on Wednesday for the first time in more than 20 years, challenging the Labour government’s plans to...

Venezuela Gasoline Prices Should Rise To International Levels Maduro

CARACAS – Venezuela’s heavily subsidized domestic gasoline prices should rise to international levels to avoid billions of dollars in annual losses due to...

Us Economy Seen Strong In 2018 To Slow In 2019 Cbo

WASHINGTON – U.S. economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration’s 3 percent target as a...