global economic slowdown

S&P; upgrades South Korea’s sovereign rating


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 14 (IANS) Global credit rating appraiser Standard & Poor Friday upgraded the sovereign rating on South Korea by one notch to "A-plus", just one notch lower than those ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan should jointly combat terror, boost ties: President


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Describing Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon as an "old friend of India", President Pranab Mukherjee a brain haemorrhagea brain haemorrhage said Monday India and the ... Read more...

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South Korea’s auto sales tumble


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 3 (IANS) South Korea's automobile sales tumbled 7.1 percent last month from a year earlier due to weak demand at home and abroad caused by economic slowdown as ... Read more...

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‘Global economic slowdown delays South Korean recovery’


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 3 (IANS) Global economic slowdown caused mainly by Europe's fiscal crisis has been delaying South Korea's economic recovery, the nation's finance minister said Monday."Exports showed a minus growth ... Read more...

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Investors apprehensive of Bengal’s policies: Assocham


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government must take measures to attract big investment as industrialists are still "very apprehensive" about its policies, industry group Assocham said Wednesday."Still the ... Read more...

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South Korea’s trade terms worsen


August 13th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 13 (IANS) South Korea's terms of trade worsened in the second quarter due to a drop in export prices stemming from weaker global demand, the central bank said ... Read more...

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South Korea’s money supply grows


August 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 8 (IANS) South Korea's money supply grew 0.4 percent in June from a month earlier due to an increase in money market trust (MMT) and time deposits caused ... Read more...

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Government confident of meeting 20 percent export growth target


July 26th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Although India's export during the first quarter has declined on the back of global economic slowdown, the government Thursday expressed confidence that its target of 20 ... Read more...

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India steps up ASEAN diplomacy, Singapore PM on way


July 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Ahead of the summit with the 11-nation ASEAN this year-end, India is set to step up its Look East policy as Singapore Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Indo-German trade to touch 20 billion euros: Krishna


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Germany would touch 20 billon euros ($25 billion) during this calendar year despite debt crisis in Europe and the global economic ... Read more...

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Sharp fall expected in industrial growth


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A sharp fall is expected in the growth of industrial sectors such as textile machinery, cement and fertiliser in the April-June quarter owing to the ... Read more...

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India, Bahrain sign tax, IT pacts


May 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India and Bahrain, home to home to nearly 350,000 Indian nationals, Thursday signed a key tax information exchange agreement and another pact on ... Read more...

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Amid global slowdown, India, Bahrain to scale up investment


May 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) With the government opening the doors for qualified foreign investors (QFIs) from the Gulf, India Thursday will pitch for accelerated trade and investment with ... Read more...

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India concerned about oil price volatility: Mukherjee


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) India is concerned about the volatility in the prices of oil, gas and other commodities as they were not aligned to economic fundamentals, Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Finance companies dominate IIM-C placements


April 10th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Despite the global economic slowdown, the final batch of 352 students of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) got placed during the campus selection, with the ... Read more...

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Avoid political disruptions, India urges BRICS (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As the world's five major emerging economies began the fourth BRICS Summit here Thursday, India urged other members of the grouping to help avoid ... Read more...

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Sensex in red, realty, banking under selling


March 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading in the red Monday noon with realty, banking and power stocks under selling pressure amid weak cues from other Asian ... Read more...

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US stocks drop on global economic concerns (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 22 (IANS) US stocks dropped Thursday as concerns over a global economic slowdown weighed on the market, overshadowing the fact that the jobs market was still steadily ... Read more...

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US stocks open lower on economy concerns


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 22 (IANS) US stocks opened lower Thursday as concerns over a global economic slowdown weighed on the market despite reports that new jobless claims dropped to a ... Read more...

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Gogoi presents Rs.293.44 crore deficit Assam budget


March 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 12 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday presented a tax-free, Rs.293.44 crore deficit budget for the 2012-13 fiscal beginning April 1.The budget envisages growth of 12.5 percent ... Read more...

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South Korea’s trade balance turns into black


March 1st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 1 (IANS) South Korea's trade balance turned into the black last month as exports recovered its growth trend despite lingering concerns over Europe's debt crisis and the global ... Read more...

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Japan’s Panasonic projects wider loss for current fiscal


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 3 (IANS) Japan's Panasonic said in its financial results Friday that it expected to see its worst-ever net loss of 780 billion yen (about $10.23 billion) for the ... Read more...

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South Korea posts first trade deficit in 24 months


February 1st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 1 (IANS) South Korea's trade balance went into the red for the first time in 24 months in January as exports reduced amid Europe's debt crisis and the ... Read more...

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Growth slows in Shanghai


January 21st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Shanghai's economy grew 8.2 percent last year, among the slowest of China's provinces and municipalities, but it remains China's richest city.The growth pace moderated from 9.9 ... Read more...

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India seeks closer China ties to combat global slowdown


January 10th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Downplaying recent irritants in bilateral ties, India Monday sought closer collaboration with China to combat the global economic slowdown and to work jointly on international ... Read more...

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India, Japan to revive nuclear talks, seal currency swap (Roundup)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Ramping up strategic ties with India, Japan Wednesday announced $4.5 billion for the landmark Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project and agreed to accelerate negotiations ... Read more...

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Indian economy hit by high inflation, slowing growth (2011 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Even though India performed better than most emerging economies despite the global economic slowdown and the Eurozone crisis, 2011 for it was largely marked ... Read more...

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Japan’s exports fall in November


December 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 21 (IANS) Japan's exports fell 4.5 percent in November from a year earlier, marking the second straight month of decline, the ministry of finance said in a preliminary ... Read more...

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PM to focus on energy, economy during India-Russia summit (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS) Amidst political unrest over the Russian parliamentary elections and allegations of rigging, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday evening on a three-day visit ... Read more...

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Energy, economy high on PM’s agenda in Russia


December 15th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said India would seek to substantially expand bilateral trade with Russia from the current $8.5 billion, while enhancing ties ... Read more...

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Slowdown in textile a concern: Minister


December 12th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The slowdown in the textile sector is a matter of concern, union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma told parliament Monday. "There is a slowdown in ... Read more...

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South Korea’s central bank lowers 2012 growth outlook


December 9th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 9 (IANS) South Korea's central bank lowered Friday the country's economic growth outlook for 2012 to 3.7 percent from an earlier estimate of 4.6 percent, citing slower export ... Read more...

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South Korean automakers’ exports to slow down in 2012


December 8th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 8 (IANS) Output and exports of automobiles manufactured by South Korean automakers are expected to grow at a slower pace in 2012 than this year due to global ... Read more...

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`Rising risk of Eurozone-US recession threaten Asian economies’


December 6th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 6 (IANS) Economic growth in emerging East Asia will continue to moderate in 2012 as growing sovereign debt problems in Europe and an anaemic US economy raise the ... Read more...

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India’s quarterly growth retards to two-year low (Roundup)


November 30th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In line with fears voiced by India Inc, the country's economic growth retarded to the slowest pace in two years, at 6.9 percent for ... Read more...

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