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Latin America Commits to Open Trade After Protectionist Year

Latin America Commits to Open Trade After Protectionist Year | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Latin American leaders who have put in place some of the world’s highest trade barriers agreed to fight protectionism in a summit with their European Union counterparts this weekend -- two days before handing leadership of the regional bloc to Cuba.
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BRICs face competition as globalisation creates new emerging players

BRICs face competition as globalisation creates new emerging players | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Despite weak growth in 2012 and an uncertain economic outlook in many markets for 2013, globalisation is still increasing among a majority of the world’s 60 leading economies according to the Ernst & Young’s annual globalisation report, Looking...
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UK factory activity edges higher

UK factory activity edges higher | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector edged higher in January despite falling export orders, a monthly survey suggests.
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Pound in big fall against euro

Pound in big fall against euro | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The pound weakens further against the euro, seeing its biggest one-day falls in almost three years, on continuing signs the eurozone economy is improving.
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US backs washing machine duties

US backs washing machine duties | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
US trade authorities approve imposing duties on washing machines from Korea and Mexico that it believes are subsidised or sold too cheaply.
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Eurozone unemployment at new high

Eurozone unemployment at new high | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
The unemployment rate across the eurozone hit a new all-time high of 11.8% in November, official figures show.
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Britain's trade deficit as worrying as its budget deficit

Britain's trade deficit as worrying as its budget deficit | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
In the past, a 25% depreciation in sterling would have been sufficient to boost exports, limit imports and turn the trade figures around – not this time
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Early but expected

Early but expected | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
OUR correspondents discuss why the Chinese labour force is declining and how the change will affect the country's development
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Follow the Things | Grocery | The luckiest nut in the world

Follow the Things | Grocery | The luckiest nut in the world | A2 The Global Economy | Scoop.it
Who makes the things that we buy? Few of us know. They seem untouched by human hands. Occasionally there’s a news story, a documentary film, or an artwork showing the hidden ingredients in our coffee, t-shirts, or iPads.
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