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As a trade war with the United States looms, a government decision to accelerate the development of the domestic chip industry underlines how far those goals have fallen short.
Russia stands ready to retaliate against the latest round of U.S. sanctions, the country's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told CNBC.
Spain joined several other countries in voicing its opposition against rising trade tariffs and other protectionist attitudes.
The global economy is set for one of its best years since the financial crisis, but recession risks are increasing, said UBS Chairman Axel Weber.
Sweden, North Korea and Mongolia are potential locations for the high-stakes negotiations.
Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades, his last name is not Castro, and now Cuba must sort out the lines of authority between party and state, William M. LeoGrande explains in The Conversation.
Forty percent of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are now at high risk of debt distress — double the proportion of five years ago, the Financial Times reports.
International watchdog warns G20 countries that they are 'weak' and falling short in tackling tax havens
The U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders, yet 75 percent of ultra-high net worth investors predict it will hit recession by 2020, a J.P. Morgan survey found.
Swiss engineering giant is seeing strong growth momentum in developing markets ranging from Asia to Africa, the president and chief executive of Swiss engineering giant ABB told CNBC on Thursday.
North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly passed a budget with all of those features last week in an annual ritual reflecting the country's conflicting desires to keep up appearances.
Saudi Arabia has an ambitious plan to diversity the economy away from its reliance on oil.
Total debt levels globally came in at a record $164 trillion in 2016.
China will ban the imports of 16 more scrap metal and chemical waste products from the end of this year, the environment ministry said on Thursday.
The U.S. would be making a miscalculation if it is determined to contain China's rise, the Ministry of Commerce said.
Both business and consumer confidence have improved, according to the head of South Africa's central bank.
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