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  1. News - China

    Xi visits Trinidad in key trade region

    Posted May 31st 2013, 10:10am by Agence France-Presse in Port of Spain

    ... Obama in early May. China’s trade ties with Latin America have soared in recent years as the world’s second biggest economy taps into the region’s mineral and oil wealth to fuel growth, but some ... Joe Biden, who attended a summit with Caribbean leaders in Port of Spain this week. “These are very special and historic times for Trinidad and Tobago,” the island’s communications minister, ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Hard-hit Spain is turning the corner

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by AFP

    ... Spain's official statistician said domestic demand had improved in the first quarter, helping to compensate for a smaller contribution to the economy from exports. Spain's government last ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid First-quarter growth of 0.4pc comes in at fastest clip since nation's 2008 property market collapse, prompting an upbeat IMF assessment Hard-hit Spain ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Spain’s unemployment jumps to record 26pc

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 06:07pm by Associated Press

    ... quarter of last year, when the economy shrank by 0.6 per cent compared with the previous three-month period, according to preliminary estimates from the Bank of Spain on Wednesday. ... the year-earlier period. And it estimates the economy shrank 1.3 per cent for the whole of last year. Spain, with 26 per cent unemployment, is in its second recession in three years following the collapse ...

  4. Business - Economy

    No pain, no gain for Spain

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown Overwhelmed by recession since 2008, Spain's economy seems to have turned a corner but faces an anti-austerity backlash that could set it back Feeling the pain Spain ... to Spain's financial markets. But rebuilding Spain's battered economy will take time. And it comes at a heavy price. The government is still clearing up the mess caused by the collapse ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Spanish economy falls deeper into recession as austerity measures bite

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Madrid Austerity pushes Spain deeper into recession The Spanish economy is falling deeper into recession and depositors are pulling their money out of the banks, figures ... to Spain's bleak outlook, the north-eastern region of Catalonia, which represents about 20 per cent of the country's economy, said it needed a €5 billion rescue from the central government ...

  6. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    As Canada closes its door, Spain puts out the welcome mat

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by EDWARD FARRELLY

    ... better quality properties must be offered. However, despite the economic crisis that clouded Spain in recent years, it remains one of the largest European economies and lies second only ... As Canada closes its door, Spain puts out welcome mat Many people from Hong Kong and the mainland may have been dismayed by Canada's decision to terminate a programme that granted residency ...

  7. Spain starts to sparkle once again

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... How low can prices go? Last month, Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said values had dropped by 35 per cent since the crisis started. Nevertheless, the question is what will happen ... Peta Tomlinson The rain may still be falling on Spain's beleaguered property market, but it seems that overseas buyers are prepared to wade in for a bargain. Following three years ...

  8. Comment

    At stall speed, world's major economies languish in a cycle of relapse

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Roach

    ... Stephen Roach Stephen Roach says structural repair, not monetary tinkering, is needed At stall speed, economies languish in a cycle of relapse Relapse is the rule in the post-crisis global economy. In the US, Japan and Europe, GDP growth faltered again in the first half of this year. These setbacks are hardly a coincidence. Persistent sluggish growth has left major economies ...

  9. News - China - SPAIN

    Chinese embassy in Spain demands apology for 'racist' TV show

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 12:15pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com The head of China's diplomatic mission in Spain Huang Yazhong says TV station Telecinco should apologise after it broadcast a 'vulgar' sketch insulting Chinese during its New Year Gala A Chinese diplomat to Spain has demanded an apology from a TV station that broadcast a show he said insulted Chinese people. Charge d’affaires ...

  10. News - China - ECONOMY

    Cut taxes to boost the economy, urges China's second richest man Zong Qinghou

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:35pm by Kathy Gao

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Wahaha chairman suggests country's 'huge contingent of public servants' needs to be thriftier to ease the burden on taxpayers Drinks tycoon calls for tax cuts The mainland's second-richest man, Zong Qinghou ...




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