NEW DELHI, July 29- With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling. Party officials are confident New Delhi's tough line at World Trade Organization talks in Geneva will accomplish that.» Read More
*Ghana and IMF were due to discuss assistance programme. AKOSOMBO, Ghana May 13- Ghana is concentrating on a "home-grown" fiscal strategy to tackle its economic woes for now, rather than an assistance programme with the International Monetary Fund, President John Mahama said on Tuesday.
*OPEC's April oil output rises, still below nominal target. LONDON, May 13- OPEC said its current output is helping to meet global demand fully and leading to a balanced oil market in 2014, a further sign the exporter group is unlikely to alter output policy at a June meeting.
PARIS, May 13- The growth outlook for major emerging economies is worsening but remains largely stable for the big developed economies, the OECD said on Tuesday.
OECD MONTHLY LEADING INDICATOR POINTS TO DETERIORATING GROWTH OUTLOOK FOR EMERGING ECONOMIES, STABLE OUTLOOK FOR ADVANCED ECONOMIES.
KAMPALA, May 13- Uganda's economic growth should accelerate to just above 6 percent in the next fiscal year through June 2015 despite the risk of reduced foreign aid and unrest in key export market South Sudan, the IMF said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, May 12- U.S. companies will not face a much heavier compliance burden when new rules governing the protection of personal data between the United States and European Union come into effect, a senior Commerce Department official said on Monday.
AMMAN, May 12- IMF chief Christine Lagarde urged Arab countries going through democratic change to phase out costly subsidy systems on Monday, but drew a cautious response from regional finance ministers wary of the social impact of such steps.
NEW YORK, May 12- Crude oil futures rose on Monday as tensions in Ukraine prompted the European Union to widen sanctions, while Russia reiterated that it could cut off Kiev's natural gas supplies.
GENEVA, May 12- The European Union accused Russia at the World Trade Organisation on Monday of failing to do anything to reduce trade friction while the United States said Moscow was implementing more trade restrictions.
BRUSSELS, May 12- European Union foreign ministers hinted on Monday that any disruption of elections in Ukraine on May 25 could trigger new economic sanctions against Russia.
*Naimi: OPEC should keep its 30- mln-bpd output cap unchanged at June meet. SEOUL, May 12- Top global oil exporter Saudi Arabia will step in to cover any potential shortage arising from the Ukraine crisis, its oil minister said on Monday.
BRUSSELS, May 12- The European Union was set to take a cautious step towards extending sanctions against Russia on Monday, targeting companies, as well as people, linked to Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
*Naimi: OPEC should maintain its 30- mln-bpd output cap at next meet. SEOUL, May 12- Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Monday the world's top exporter was willing to supply markets with more crude in case any shortage arises if the crisis between Russia and the West over Ukraine worsens.
BRUSSELS, May 12- The European Union is set to step up pressure on Russia on Monday by taking a first cautious step towards extending sanctions to companies, as well as people, linked to Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
WASHINGTON, May 9- Hong Kong has reached an information-sharing agreement with the United States under a new law meant to combat offshore tax dodging by Americans, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday.
BRUSSELS, May 9- European Union ambassadors have agreed in principle to add about 15 people and several Crimean-based companies to the bloc's list of sanctions against Russia over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, EU diplomats said on Friday.
BRUSSELS, May 9- Luxembourg has to reform its system of automatically increasing wages to match inflation, to keep its economy competitive as it diversifies away from financial services, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday.
FLORENCE, Italy, May 9- European Union countries are struggling to agree the approach to take on the crisis in Ukraine, despite broad condemnation of the actions of Russia, outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Friday.
BRUSSELS, May 8- European Union governments have laid the groundwork for possible sanctions against Russian companies, including energy giants, over Ukraine, but diplomats say there is little appetite for now to impose any far-reaching measures.
*IMF says deposits and credit highly concentrated in Qatar. His remarks come after the International Monetary Fund warned in February that both credit and deposits were highly concentrated in Qatar, and that the authorities should carefully monitor vulnerabilities in the banking system.