Showing posts with label growth. Show all posts
Showing posts with label growth. Show all posts

Monday, February 13, 2017

Friday, June 17, 2016

2016-2021 plan : Greek PM presents government's plan for "fair growth"

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras presented on Thursday his government's 2016-2021 plan for "fair growth", pledging brighter days for the suffering Greek people after six years of harsh austerity introduced to overcome the debt crisis.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Hunger, homelessness on the rise in most American cities in 2015

Hunger and homelessness continued rising in most US cities in the year of 2015, as low wages, poverty, lack of affordable housing kept plaguing the urban population amid a slow economic recovery, found a survey released Tuesday.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Thousands of jobs in Slovakia could be threaten by border controls

Even though a terrorist attack in Slovakia isn't very likely to happen, the indirect economic consequences connected to stricter conditions around the world due to terrorist threats might become a very negative factor, Sberbank Europe chief analyst Vladimir Vano said on Thursday.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Three Million Migrant Arrivals ’to Boost EU Economy’

Three million migrants are expected to arrive in Europe by 2017 as they flee war in Syria and other conflict zones, with a small positive impact on the EU economy likely, the EU's executive arm said on Thursday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

More than a million Australians in poverty (report)

Between 4 and 6 percent of Australians are living in poverty despite the country's 25 years of continuous economic growth, according to new research released on Tuesday.

The Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) said 1 to 1.5 million of the country's population were in poverty "with little to no hope of getting out of that situation".

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Bulgaria In Need of Another $9.3Bln Loan to Pay Back Current Debt

Bulgaria needs to borrow up to 16 billion Bulgarian levs ($9.3 billion) in order to pay back the country’s current debt, Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New Greece government ready to toil. (Greek sovereignty and growth)

Greece's first fully left-wing government went to work on Wednesday to make good on its core election promise: to restore Greek sovereignty and growth.
To do this, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants to redirect the country's sliver of surplus wealth from overseas creditors to the poor and battered middle class.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

UN study predicts rising global unemployment due to slower growth, inequality, turbulence


UN, 20 January 2015 – An extra 10 million people worldwide are likely to be unemployed by 2019, a new United Nations report has said today, pointing to slower growth, widening inequalities and economic turbulence as reasons behind the trend.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Americans expected to spend more this Christmas than last year (Gallup)

Adults in the United States are expected to spend an average of 720 US dollars on gifts this Christmas, up slightly from a 704 dollars estimate in November last year, indicating a so-so holiday season for American retailers, said a Gallup poll released Monday.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Merkel refuses to increase public spending

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her government would stick to its budget target and would not increase government spending or raise new debt for economic stimulation.

Addressing a meeting of German employers association in Berlin, Merkel said German economy was stable, but faced risks from geopolitical tensions abroad.

Investment was needed to boost growth, she said, but her government would not spend more than its current plans, nor would new debt be raised. Instead, her government would encourage private investment by lifting burdens for the business.

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