Gomel Oblast-Kazakhstan trade exceeds $70m in 2019 GOMEL. KAZINFORM The trade between Belarus' Gomel Oblast and Kazakhstan has gone up 7% from the start of the year to exceed $70 million, Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei told the media on the sidelines of the international forum Business Days in Gomel on 18 October, BelTA has learned.
G-20 finance chiefs warn of downside risks to world economy WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies on Thursday warned of the downside risks facing the world economy despite positive developments in the U.S.-China trade row and the United Kingdom's planned exit from the European Union.
Kazakh Senate ratifies civil defense coop agreement with Armenia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputies of the Senate have adopted the Law «On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Armenia on cooperation in the field of civil defense, emergency prevention and response», Kazinform correspondent reports.
14 percent of the world's food is lost after harvesting: FAO ROME. KAZINFORM A new report launched today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, provides insights into how much food is lost - as well as where and why - at different stages of the food supply chain, calls for informed decisions for an effective reduction and offers new ways to measure progress.
2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel awarded STOCKHOLM. KAZINFORM The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer «for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty,» the Nobel Prize Twitter account reads.
Economists expect U.S. GDP growth to slow down in 2019 and 2020: survey WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM A panel of forecasters expect U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) growth to slow to 2.3 percent in 2019, and then to 1.8 percent in 2020, citing trade policy uncertainty as one of the downside risks, according to a survey newly released by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE).
Seoul, Moscow to hold 2nd round of FTA negotiations on service sector SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's trade ministry said Monday it plans to hold the second round of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Russia in the service and investment segments, in line with the government's efforts to deepen bilateral economic ties.