Pakistan given three-month reprieve over terrorist financing watchlist: minister
Pakistan has been given a three-month reprieve by a global watchdog over a U.S.-led motion to put the South Asian country on a terrorist financing watchlist, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said late on Tuesday. Pakistan has been scrambling in recent months to avoid being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a measure that officials fear could hurt its economy.
New Zealand says Pacific trade deal will boost GDP 1 percent
New Zealand estimates a Pacific trade deal would boost its economy by up to 1 percent as exporters would face reduced tariffs on goods like kiwifruit, wine and beef.
Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, U.S. provisions nixed
The final version of a landmark deal aimed at cutting trade barriers in some of the Asia-Pacific's fastest-growing economies was released on Wednesday.
The economy is booming, but it can't last forever
We've seen a lot of great news about the economy recently.
APNewsBreak: NY touts economy boom with pic of South Africa
New York's economic development agency issued a report this month that illustrates the state's growth with an 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.
Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.
Revenue numbers show mixed bag for Oklahoma budget
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Revenue collections are continuing to climb as Oklahoma emerges from an economic recession, but finance officials say state legislators still will have a $167 million hole to fill in next year’s budget because of increasing obligations. A state panel led by Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday authorized $7 billion for the [...]
EU economy commissioner talks Greek bailout, Germany, and Portuguese austerityOlder articles »
Pierre Moscovici has sat down with Euronews to give his views on some of the biggest European topics of recent weeks: The Greek bailout exit, Germany's new leadership and Portuguese austerity reversals.