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UN-backed summit on the role of oceans in global food security| glObserver Global Economics

UN-backed summit on the role of oceans in global food security| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
A UN-backed summit on the role of oceans in world food security, livelihoods and economic development which opened on Tuesday in The Hague,
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Economic impact of Syrian displacement endured primarily by the poor in Lebanon | glObserver Global Economics

Economic impact of Syrian displacement endured primarily by the poor in Lebanon | glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Syrian refugees came to Lebanon because they had no other choice. They fled in large numbers the bombing and destruction that ravaged Syria, seeking refuge in neighboring nations, with Lebanon receiving the major number. ≈
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Syrian refugees came to Lebanon because they had no other choice. They fled in large numbers the bombing and destruction that ravaged Syria, seeking refuge in neighboring nations, with Lebanon receiving the major number. Before any discussion of the problem of displacement and its repercussions, the Lebanese should realize that the majority of the refugees are poor people who lost their homes and are struggling to survive each day.

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Russia to write off huge part of Uzbek debt| glObserver Global Economics

Russia to write off huge part of Uzbek debt| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The two nations as well signed an intergovernmental agreement on the major directions of development and deepening of economic cooperation in 2015-2019.
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President Barack Obama and IMF Director Christine Lagarde head to the G-20 urging major economies to stimulate growth.| glObserver Global Economics

President Barack Obama and IMF Director Christine Lagarde head to the G-20 urging major economies to stimulate growth.| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde arrive in China and Australia for major leaders’ summits this week with a clear directive: The world’s major economies must do additional to stimulate increase.
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Armenia faces industrial collapse| glObserver Global Economics

Armenia faces industrial collapse| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
With a population of some three million, some 26% live in poverty. After the collapse of the Soviet Union the country suffered economic meltdown and its
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The World Bank and Uzbekistan have signed two loan agreements worth $414 million.| glObserver Global Economics

The World Bank and Uzbekistan have signed two loan agreements worth $414 million.| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The agreements were signed by World Bank's Regional Director for Central Asia Saroj Kumar Jha and Uzbek Initial Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Rustam Azimov in Urgench, the administrative center of Uzbekistan's Khorezm region during an international conference called "Development of cooperation in the Aral Sea Basin to mitigate environmental catastrophe consequences."
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Georgian President Girogi Margvelashvili has met with OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier in Vienna.| glObserver Global Economics

Georgian President Girogi Margvelashvili has met with OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier in Vienna.| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Talks on the situation in Georgia's separatist Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions topped the conference's schedule. Margvelashvili said Georgia could not normalize its relations with Russia despite its activities to de-escalate the tensions with the giant northern neighbor.
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Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda | glObserver Global Economics

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda | glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Depending on the price index used, Japan’s economy has been in deflation for 15–20 years. Under the previous BOJ governor, Masaaki Shirakawa, the official line was that the bank could not end deflation using monetary policy.
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Chinese consumer prices slowed slightly additional than expected in September| glObserver Global Economics

Chinese consumer prices slowed slightly additional than expected in September| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Chinese consumer prices slowed slightly additional than expected in September, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday.
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Azerbaijan, Hungary to expand cooperation | glObserver Global Economics

Azerbaijan, Hungary to expand cooperation | glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Intergovernmental agreement drafts in areas such as tourism, education, data technology, sport, youth policy, and air traffic are prepared and planned to be signed in the near next, he told Trend.
Csutora as well stressed the successful development of relations between Azerbaijan and Hungary.
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The Kazakh government plans to revise the forecasts for GDP increase in 2014.| glObserver Global Economics

The Kazakh government plans to revise the forecasts for GDP increase in 2014.| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The Kazakh government plans to revise the forecasts for GDP increase in 2014.
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Ganja Automobile Plant to assemble 1,400 tractors, 300 trucks in 2014| glObserver Global Economics

Ganja Automobile Plant to assemble 1,400 tractors, 300 trucks in 2014| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Ganja Automobile Plant will assemble 1,400 tractors and 300 trucks for communal waste removal in 2014.
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Belarus, Turkmenistan able to double trade turnover| glObserver Global Economics

Belarus, Turkmenistan able to double trade turnover| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Belarus and Turkmenistan with a trade turnover of $450 million are able to double this figure in 2015.
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The Bank of Japan leaves monetary policy unchanged | glObserver Global Economics

The Bank of Japan leaves monetary policy unchanged | glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy unchanged at its October conference as widely expected by economists.
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KMG,CNPC agree on expansion of technical cooperation| glObserver Global Economics

KMG,CNPC agree on expansion of technical cooperation| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The agreement on the expansion of technical cooperation in the oil and gas sector between CNPC and KMG will serve as a basis for this. The agreement was inked in Astana next a conference of the Kazakhstan-China Business Council with the participation of heads of governments of the two nations.
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Politics and Poor Policies Could Hamper Efforts to Tackle Major Global Challenges| glObserver Global Economics

Politics and Poor Policies Could Hamper Efforts to Tackle Major Global Challenges| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The 10 trending global challenges identified in World Economic Forum’s Outlook on the Global Agenda are common across all countries and require the collaboration of all stakeholders to address them
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Unable to clean air completely for APEC, China resorts to blocking data| glObserver Global Economics

Unable to clean air completely for APEC, China resorts to blocking data| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
China has made a gargantuan effort to clear Beijing’s smoggy air for an significant regional summit this week, closing hundreds of factories and forcing cars off the road, but its efforts have only been partially successful.
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The international rating agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kazakhstan| glObserver Global Economics

The international rating agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kazakhstan| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The international rating agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kazakhstan-based National Atomic Company Kazatomprom's Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-'
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Georgia joins UN conference on landlocked countries| glObserver Global Economics

Georgia joins UN conference on landlocked countries| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Georgian President Girogi Margvelashvili attended the official opening ceremony of the second UN conference on the landlocked nations. Chief of the UN Ban Ki-moon chaired the Conference and made opening speech.
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The Turkmenoil State Concern of Turkmenistan has extracted a strong inflow of industrial oil| glObserver Global Economics

The Turkmenoil State Concern of Turkmenistan has extracted a strong inflow of industrial oil| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The Turkmenoil National Concern of Turkmenistan has extracted a strong inflow of industrial oil from the Altyguyy field.
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Singapore central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged | glObserver Global Economics

Singapore central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged | glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Singapore central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged on Tuesday as it assessed that the current stance is appropriate for containing both domestic and imported source of inflation amid subdued recovery.
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China’s Inscrutable Contraction| glObserver Global Economics

China’s Inscrutable Contraction| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
While virtually each country in the world is trying to boost increase, China's government is trying to slow it down to a sustainable level. As China shifts to a additional domestic-request driven, services-oriented economy, a transition to slower trend increase is both inevitable and desirable. But the challenges are immense
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The visible trade deficit decreased to GBP 9.1 billion in August from GBP 10.4 billion in July.| glObserver Global Economics

The visible trade deficit decreased to GBP 9.1 billion in August from GBP 10.4 billion in July.| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
The U.K. visible trade deficit narrowed additional-than-expected in August despite exports falling to a near 4-year low, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Friday.
The visible trade deficit decreased to GBP 9.1 billion in August from GBP 10.4 billion in July.
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Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov was on a two-day official visit to Belarus| glObserver Global Economics

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov was on a two-day official visit to Belarus| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
He met with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. During the conference, Lukashenko said Belarus and Turkmenistan have created a incomparable cooperation formula based on the annual exchange of visits by the leaders of the two nations.
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Golden Rule Why Beijing Is Buying gold| glObserver Global Economics

Golden Rule Why Beijing Is Buying gold| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
If China were to convert a relatively modest part of its $4 trillion foreign exchange reserves into gold, the country’s currency could take on unexpected strength in today’s international economy.
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Georgia improves visa policy| glObserver Global Economics

Georgia improves visa policy| glObserver Global Economics | glObserver Asia | Scoop.it
Georgia has decided to bring some corrections to its newly amended visa policy in an effort to keep the right balance between the European Union's requirements and liberal approaches.
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