US subsidies

COP27: Fossil fuel interests take us for fools

Consider how our world fuels its economies: we extract fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) and burn them. Air pollution alone causes millions of deaths and heat-trapping emissions overheat the planet, leading to sea level rise, heat waves, droughts, wildfires, floods and other extreme weather events. The companies that …

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The Unmistakable Clues to Janet Yellen’s Visit to India

Friendhoring is an experiment in which the United States plans to favor its political allies when building new supply chains and revamping existing ones. The idea is to exclude China from supply chains. “For too long, countries around the world have been too dependent on risky countries or a single …

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Bangladesh must advocate for legal migration opportunities for climate-vulnerable people

Sun, Nov 13, 2022 12:32 AM Last updated on: Sun, Nov 13, 2022, 1:10 AM Climate migration was not on the agenda at COP27, despite millions of people around the world being vulnerable to climate change. Photo archives: Habibur Rahman “> Climate migration was not on the agenda at COP27, …

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SEAT-VW says to go ahead with Spanish electric car and battery project

MADRID, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s Spanish unit SEAT is to go ahead with a mega project to make electric vehicles and batteries after overcoming initial reservations about the scale of government subsidies for the company of strategic importance for Spain, she announced on Wednesday. The SEAT-led project, which will …

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New bill aims to make all electric vehicles in the US immediately eligible for federal subsidies

Several members of Congress have co-sponsored a bill that suspends the strict requirements automakers must meet in order to make their electric vehicles eligible for the US$7,500 US tax credit reintroduced with the recent Inflation Reduction Act. Introduced by Congresswoman Terri Sewell, the so-called Affordable Electric Vehicles for America Act …

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A Semiconductor Strategy for the United States

Summary Semiconductors are the engine of the digital economy. The semiconductor industry has moved to the forefront of political discourse in the United States and other countries. Surges from America’s economic rivals and challenges facing its own domestic industry, coupled with supply chain shortages, have prompted the US government to …

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To make farming viable, farmers demand increased support price, timely subsidies

November 02, 2022 | 05:56 IST To make farming viable, farmers demand increased support price, timely subsidies Team Herald MARGAO: Alleging that government programs benefiting farmers remain only on paper and subsidies to support agriculture are not arriving on time, Sirjem Add Tenant Association, a farmers’ organization based in Curtorim, …

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Joe Biden’s $369 billion climate push ripples through developing countries

So far, 2022 has not been a great year for emerging economies in Asia. The immediate challenges of a strong dollar, rising interest rates and inflation in everything from food to fuel show little sign of abating. Now another complicating factor has emerged – from an unlikely source. The Cut …

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How Digital Twins Can Bridge the U.S. Chipmaking Gap

Can we alleviate our overreliance on Asia for the microprocessors used in everything from the appliances in our homes to the laptops we use and the cars we drive? In early September, the Department of Commerce unveiled its implementation plan to distribute $50 billion of the CHIPS Act in subsidies …

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Calls for subsidies as low-income Australians see insurance as a luxury they can no longer afford

Malcolm Battersby can keep his shopping bill down by growing his own vegetables. Key points: Calls are being made for more financial support for low-income people struggling with the cost of insurance Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that insurance has grown by 3.4% over the past year. …

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Lawmakers’ road trip pushes airport-related change to Nebraska Constitution

LINCOLN — A bipartisan trio of Nebraska lawmakers drove through Husker Land this week touting a ballot measure tied to air travel as a way for the state to develop new businesses and talent. Eppley Airfield in Omaha is among nine airports that could be affected by the proposed constitutional …

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Biden wants to expand Failed Jones Act-style economic policy

There is no mistaking the intent of the Merchant Marine Act, the 1920 law more commonly known as the Jones Act. Adopted in the aftermath of the First World War, when the demand for maritime services had increased considerably, its purpose was set out in the text of the law …

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Pakistan promises IMF reforms as flood damage estimated at over $16bn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Pakistan’s finance minister has pledged international lenders to stick with economic reforms despite a new estimate that his country needs more than $16 billion quickly to recover from devastating floods. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar also said a flood donors’ conference promised by French President Emmanuel Macron would …

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U.S. business partners at war over electric vehicle tax credits at Manchin-Schumer

JU.S. trading partners, enraged by recently reformed electric vehicle tax credits that favor North American products, are pressuring Washington to change course on a policy they say could violate international trade laws. Officials in Europe and Asia representing major auto manufacturing industries have come out strongly against the subsidy, which …

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Reviews | Liz Truss’ focus on economic growth is what the UK needs

Michael R. Strain is director of economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. Prime Minister Liz Truss has said she wants Britain to “do things differently”. At the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham last week, she acknowledged that her efforts to achieve this had produced significant political and stock …

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Populism and friends – Sandra Gauci

As the annual budget approaches, we are reassured by Finance Minister Clyde Caruana and Prime Minister Robert Abela that they will once again maintain fuel subsidies. However, they do so without distinguishing between rich and poor. The short-sightedness of this proposal is understood even by the strongest supporters of the …

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Chinese subsidies test the value of new WTO deal

World Trade Organization members will soon elect a new chair to handle the next phase of talks to end harmful fisheries subsidies with an informal meeting of delegates on October 10, where participants will chart a way forward. for the negotiations. Santiago Wills, Ambassador of Colombia to the WTO, chaired …

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Review: US-China tech fight leaves global losers

HONG KONG, Sept 30 (Reuters Breakingviews) – No commodity has played such an important role in shaping the global economy and the balance of military power as semiconductors. Yet for years the $556 billion industry has received little attention from governments in Washington, Tokyo and other capitals of the developed …

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‘Non-partisan’ health policy group advances Democrats’ equity agenda

Democrats National Academy for State Health Policy says states should mandate anti-racism training and promote race-based hiring Getty Images Patrick Hauf • September 26, 2022 04:56 Influential health care political group that claims to be non-partisan is pushing state governments to ‘advance health equity’ – a controversial Democratic policy agenda …

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Air Serbia seeks additional US destinations

Next year, Air Serbia plans to launch service to Chicago, but is already considering other destinations in the United States. American expansion Air Serbia CEO Jiri Marek shared with Aero Telegraph an overview of the airlines’ expansion plans in the United States, “We are considering other destinations in the United …

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Comment: Indonesia will struggle to stay the course on rising fuel prices

Unions from another coalition, called Gebrak, also demonstrated on September 13 and are planning further demonstrations. The main union in this coalition of workers, students and civil society groups is the Allied Indonesian Trade Union Congress (KASBI), which is not affiliated with the Labor Party. The Gebrak alliance, which includes …

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Ecuadorian president seeks ‘balance’ between US and China

Ecuador’s interests are best served by “balanced” relations with the world’s two superpowers, President Guillermo Lasso told Axios in a wide-ranging interview Monday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Rollback: A year ago, Lasso’s ambassador to Washington told Axios that US indifference was forcing Ecuador and other …

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Lebanese fear more hardship after lifting fuel subsidies

BEIRUT – Lebanon’s Central Bank lifted its remaining fuel subsidies and said on September 16 that it would no longer provide US dollars for gasoline imports, a move that will force Lebanese to procure fuel at a volatile market rate. Until recently, the central bank guaranteed 40% of fuel import …

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BYD Board Secretary Responds to U.S. Chinese Battery Ban Rumors

On the evening of September 14, a rumor that the United States government’s recently passed Inflation Reduction Act would ban Chinese batteries after 2024 spread on Chinese social media. The potential policy was later rejected by the board secretary of BYD, a Shenzhen-based electric vehicle and battery giant. According to …

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Residents will benefit from 3 months of BVIEC fuel supplement subsidies

in All News / By: BVI News Sep 13, 2022 8:05 AM / Kye Rymer Public Works and Utilities Minister Kye Rymer said the national unity government had listened to the cries of the people over rising electricity costs. In this regard, the Minister announced that the government will provide …

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SpaceX appeals US FCC rejection of rural broadband subsidies

An exterior of SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – SpaceX on Friday challenged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to deny the space company’s satellite internet unit $885.5 million in broadband …

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Indonesia. Protests launched against rising fuel prices | News | DW

Thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Indonesia on Tuesday to demand an end to fuel price hikes. Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced over the weekend that the government would cut fuel subsidies and let prices rise by 30%. This is the first price increase in eight years, and comes …

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It’s time to admit the injustice towards farmers

Several decades ago, the Agricultural Costs and Prices Commission (ACCP) in its Kharif Crop Pricing Policy Report gave us an insight into how it determines cotton prices for farmers. . If I remember correctly, the report mentioned very clearly that prices for cotton producers were kept at a low level …

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CHIPS Act Allocates $52 Billion in Subsidies to Revitalize Semiconductor Manufacturing | Coie Perkins

There has been a global shortage of semiconductors throughout the COVID-19 pandemic which has severely disrupted supply chains in many sectors, underscoring, more than ever, that semiconductors are an essential of contemporary life. The Semiconductor and Science Production Incentives Creation Act (the CHIPS Act), which President Biden signed into law …

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Medicaid, CHIP enrollment to streamline under HHS proposed rule

The US Department of Health and Human Services aims to make enrollment in government health care programs easier for low-income children, people with disabilities, and seniors by cutting red tape., according to a proposal announced on Wednesday. The proposed rule, provided first to USA TODAY, takes steps to reduce the …

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The New York City housing grant program is dead. What should a relaunched version look like?

Remember “the gate of the poor,” the unofficial name for the separate entrance for the non-rich to an Upper West Side luxury resort? Have you heard of so-called 80/20 projects? Do you know anyone who has scored an apartment through the New York Real Estate Lottery? These are all better-known …

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First Person: Sharing Indigenous Knowledge with Tourists |

Indigenous entrepreneur Celestina Ábalos runs a tourism business at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca in Jujuy Province, northern Argentina, sharing her community’s culture and knowledge of medicinal herbs. “I am a child of Pachamama, Mother Earth. The Earth is everything to us. That’s life. We cannot …

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Reviews | Taxing tech companies for the failure of the information industry is simply unfair

Few of us want the commercial tide to take the news industry to the depths. Nor do many of us have much sympathy for overly rich, oligopolistic tech giants. And no one thinks Google and Facebook will miss out much on the $2 billion that one reporter estimates the two …

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California mulls broadband subsidy limits for low-income people – Capitol Weekly | weekly capitol

Opinion A person uses a laptop to go online and search for accommodation. (Photo: Tada Images, via Shutterstock) by KEVIN HARBOR job 23.08.2022 Expanding broadband access is essential to advancing equity in our increasingly digital society. So why are California regulators taking action to restrict the use of federal and …

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Grants and trips to America, at another Governors Summit

In the meantime, this Monday, There will be a limited “preview” of this conference, with the meeting also in Jujuy Land of the Lithium Board, consisting of Morales, Gustavo Sainz from Salta and Ral Jalil from Catamarca. Energy Secretary, Salta. A few days before the announcement of the tariff distribution …

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Government deliberates on subsidized fuel prices: Vice President Amin

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Vice President Ma’ruf Amin said the government is currently deliberating whether to maintain or revise the current price of subsidized automotive fuel. “(The issue) is currently under consideration and is still under deliberation: increase (the price of subsidized fuel) or not,” Amin said after attending the commemoration …

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Reviews | Climate bill subsidies keep oil and gas alive

The technology called carbon capture and storage is aptly named. It’s supposed to capture carbon dioxide emissions from industrial sources and pump them deep underground. It was a big winner in the climate provisions of the Cut Inflation Act passed by Congress last week. What the technology, known as CCS, …

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Cut Inflation Act Could Save Fossil Fuel Industries

The Inflation Reduction Act was quickly passed by Congress, passing the Senate last week and the House on Friday, leaving little time to understand the importance of tax credits for fuel companies fossils. The bill includes changes to the federal 45Q Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS) tax credit program …

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Ditch Fossil Fuels – The New York Times

By the end of the day, Congress will likely have passed the biggest climate bill in US history. This newsletter has already covered the main objectives of the bill and the history of its development. Today I want to go into more detail and explain how this will help people …

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China calls US semiconductor bill anti-competitive

Chinese trade associations have described the US government’s semiconductor bill as an obstacle to global innovation and economic recovery. They further urge the business community to take steps to protect their interests and mitigate the impact of the new bill. Enacted on Tuesday, the US Chip and Science Act aims …

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Marshall and Moran vote against Democrats’ economic legislation after marathon debate

TOPEKA — Republican U.S. Senators Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall rejected the Democrats’ economic package approved when Vice President Kamala Harris voted to break the tie. The two Kansas senators criticized the projected cost of the bill, disputed claims that the package would have a significant impact on inflation, insisted …

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Ernst Effort eliminates subsidies, inc…

WASHINGTON — Building on her successful efforts to ban the Pentagon from purchasing electric vehicle (EV) components from any entity that uses child or slave labor, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) is proposing an amendment to the Democrats’ tax and spending bill that will prevent taxpayer subsidies for luxury electric …

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Will the billions in green energy subsidies change anything?

In July, President Joe Biden delivered a speech at a disused coal-fired power plant in Somerset, Massachusettsfollowing record heat waves in the United States and Europe. In his address, he said that “climate change is a emergency” and one clear and present danger in the USA.” It was not the …

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Pelosi meeting with TSMC in Taiwan

Comment this story Comment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) will meet the chairman of Taiwan’s largest semiconductor maker during her visit to the island, a sign of the importance of computer chips to the economy and the national security of the United States. Pelosi and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) …

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What do the first quarter figures tell us about the Indian economy?

The central government budget deficit for the first quarter of the April-June period came in at 21.2% of the annual target of 16.6 trillion rupees. This is less than expected due to higher tax collection and lower grant spending. The deficit for the corresponding period last year was 18.2% of …

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Experts denounce the American chip subsidy plan

As the world’s largest chip market, the Chinese mainland is an indispensable part of the global semiconductor industry chain. [Photo/Sipa] ‘Fear of China’, secret desire to counter its rise in high technology, behind the movement The US government’s $280 billion plan to subsidize its domestic semiconductor manufacturing and fund science …

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Foreign subsidies

As it concerns both notification-based toolsthe parties must notify ex ante financial contributions received from non-EU public authorities before the conclusion of a concentration or a public procurement procedure exceeding the applicable thresholds. The Commission can also request ad hoc notifications for small mergers and public procurement procedures if it …

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As extreme heat grips the globe, access to air conditioning is an urgent public health issue

Cities around the world are running out of steam The heat of summer. Last week, the UK, known for its cool and rainy climate, exceeded its record temperature registration, peaking at 104.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Meanwhile, American cities are scrambling to protect their residents and physical infrastructure from the dangers of …

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This time, the wishes of the UN Secretary General could come true!

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres recently issued a kind of prescription for mitigating climate change by accelerating the critical energy transition underway. Predictably, it is about dramatically increasing the deployment of renewable energy (RE) technology, but it goes further by setting out broad pillars on a global scale for policy …

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US warns loss of Taiwanese chips could shatter economy

Taiwan controls most of the world’s chipmaking capacity, which worries US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo. Raimondo believes the US would enter a ‘deep and immediate recession’ and face great security risks if it lost access to the island nation’s chips The Commerce Secretary issued the warning in an interview with …

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Does labor have the courage to act on the climate?

First published July 20, 2022 Updated 1 hour ago Marc Daalder Marc Daalder is a Wellington-based senior political journalist covering Covid-19, climate change, energy, resource industries, technology and the far right. Twitter: @marcdaalder. Show more Sustainable future The government‘s decision to extend fossil fuel subsidies for another five months is …

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Providing China with advanced technology makes war more likely – InsideSources

Vladimir Lenin reportedly said that the communists would win their war against the capitalists because the capitalists would sell the communists the rope used to hang the capitalists. If the West ever goes to war with China, European aerospace giant Airbus will have sold these communists the weapons they will …

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Report: Poultry farmers warn of worsening egg shortage

Lee said the farmers’ federation hopes the government could increase the subsidy to 8 sen per egg so they can break even. — Photo by Devan Manuel By Debra Chong Saturday, July 16, 2022 10:32 AM MYT KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 – A chicken egg crisis is brewing in Malaysia …

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Fuel subsidy still needed as recession looms: Indef

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Institution for Economic and Financial Development (Indef) researcher Nailul Huda said the fuel subsidy policy is still needed as it could save Indonesia from recession. “Fuel subsidy policy is still necessary to contain inflation. If fuel prices are not contained by subsidies, inflation in Indonesia will skyrocket,” …

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What to expect from Congress in the next six-week session

Related practices and jurisdictions When Congress returns this week, it will have a long agenda pending. The US House of Representatives is only expected to sit for six weeks before the election and the US Senate for eight weeks before November. Hurry up. Here is an overview of this agenda. …

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Reviews | America can’t allow China to continue crushing our solar energy industry

A robust solar energy industry in the United States is crucial to the national goal of a low-carbon future. But the outlook for solar power doesn’t look bright these days, as the United States has allowed China to dominate the industry. Failure to create a strong domestic solar manufacturing industry …

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Guangzhou Tianhe District will also provide grants for young workers from Hong Kong and Macau

Guangzhou City’s Tianhe District has offered to provide a one-time grant of up to 50,000 RMB (60,300 MOP / 7,460 USD) to young employees from Macao and Hong Kong in the district, with a stipend of up to 5 million RMB granted for the high-end talents of the two SARs. …

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AGF opens lid on controversial N4.194 trillion grant paid from Federation account since 2017

Finally, the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (oAGF) on Tuesday unveiled full details of the N4.194 trillion fuel subsidy paid to oil traders between January 2017 and June 2022. A breakdown of Federation account grant payments/deductions calculated by oAGF through the Federation Account Department for the reporting …

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The world is burning. We need a renewable energy revolution – Universities

Antonio Guterres New York ● Mon July 4, 2022 2022-07-04 02:15 0 76b99ae81be4b2e052851b8c96aac31a 2 Academia UN, climate, renewable-energy, Russia, invasion, electricity, fossil fuels, Paris Agreement Free Nero was accused of playing the violin while Rome burned. Today, some leaders are doing worse. They throw oil on the fire. Literally. As …

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The rise in oil prices

In Pakistan, oil prices increased further to Rs 248.74 per liter for petrol and Rs 276.54 for diesel. It is the fourth time that oil prices have been raised in 1 to 1.5 months under the directives or under pressure from the IMF. Subsidies have been almost entirely eliminated, although …

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Pa.’s Wolf and Governments Urge Congress to Preserve Extended Obamacare Subsidies | Thursday morning coffee

Good Thursday morning, Dear Researchers. Today is Thursday, June 30, 2022, which means that the current fiscal year will disappear at midnight. And, as of this writing, there is no budget agreement between the Democratic Party Administration of wolves and the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania General Assembly. So, with that bit of …

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Menendez and Schiff alarmed that Biden again approves US military aid to Azerbaijan – Asbarez.com

Senator Menendez: “It just doesn’t make sense to say that U.S. aid and training didn’t have an impact on his [Azerbaijan’s] military balance with Armenia. Rep. Schiff: “Under no circumstances should the United States provide military support to such a regime […] President Biden should not have waived Section 907.” …

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Why is the United States about to give $52 billion to companies like Intel? | Robert Reich

Congress will soon put the finishing touches on the Chips Act, which will provide more than $52 billion to companies that design and manufacture semiconductor chips. The subsidy is demanded by the biggest chipmakers as a condition for making more chips in America. It’s pure extortion. The largest chipmaker in …

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Lawmakers’ solutions to rising oil prices

TWO House of Representatives lawmakers on Friday proposed strategies to help mitigate the effects of soaring petroleum product prices as oil companies raised the cost of diesel by 3.10 pesos per liter and gasoline by 0.80 pesos per liter on Tuesday for the third consecutive year. the week. House Vice …

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Food funding bill to renew some US school lunch aid

With schools closed due to the coronavirus, a young girl takes free meals delivered by school bus to children in a low-income neighborhood in Falls Church, Virginia, U.S., March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, June 22 (Reuters) – Aid that has …

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Banks keep share of subsidies, payment firms say

Payments companies and banks are at odds over sharing government subsidies for building payment infrastructure, three people with knowledge of the matter said. The companies wrote to National Payments Corp. of India (NPCI), complaining that ₹700 crore out of the ₹1,500 crore granted in the budget is withheld by banks, …

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How the United States Could Lose a New Cold War

The United States seems to have entered a new cold war with China and Russia. And American leaders’ depiction of the confrontation between democracy and authoritarianism fails the test of smell, especially at a time when the same leaders are actively courting a systematic human rights violator like Saudi Arabia. …

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WTO members ‘fully’ agree on all issues, including fisheries subsidies: report

The objective of the Indian team at the WTO was to protect the interests of fishermen and farmers. The Indian delegation, led by Trade and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, was continuously receiving advice and guidance from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources said. 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva. Twitter/@wto Geneva: …

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State of the Nation: A Better Way to Ensure Sufficient and Sustainable Chicken Supply in Malaysia

EVEN before Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said on June 1 that the government would no longer subsidize chicken farmers from July 1, but would instead funnel money directly to people in need of help so they could continue to afford to buy chicken, it was already clear …

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WTO negotiators finalize key fisheries texts, Covid jabs

Longstanding World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements on fisheries subsidies and a patent waiver for the Covid vaccine moved closer to completion on Saturday after negotiators finalized the texts for ministerial consideration, but significant obstacles remained in reaching a final agreement. Diplomats held round-the-clock talks to hammer out texts on several …

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Fuel and fertilizer subsidies up 24%

Published: Jun 09, 2022 7:45:03 p.m. The government allocated 827.45 billion taka in fuel and fertilizer subsidies, which represents 1.9% of GDP in the budget for the fiscal year 2022-23.The allocation is 199.2 billion taka, which is 23.82% more than the revised budget for the current financial year. However, considering …

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Drivers and passengers share the brunt of soaring fuel prices

ROUTINE BECOMES ORDEAL | Hundreds of commuters are forced to wait longer than usual for their ride in scorching heat along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Tuesday, a scene replicated in other parts of the metropolis, due to a shortage public utility vehicles (PUV). There was no transport strike, …

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Gasoline Subsidy – Journal – DAWN.COM

PASS the increase in international oil prices to consumers – that’s the classic solution. Prices have increased due to the war in Ukraine. A war-based solution, rather than a textbook, is needed. Most countries in the world have not passed on the cost of Covid vaccinations to the population. These …

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Social implications of e-bike subsidies

E-bikes are a viable alternative to cars in urban areas, but their effectiveness in reducing carbon emissions is unclear. This column reveals that a 2018 Swedish e-bike subsidy program succeeded in persuading people to buy an e-bike, and that there was considerable substitution of cycling for driving. However, for the …

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Burning more money is not a sustainable solution

May 31, 2022 JAKARTA – Forget, for a time, our commitment to reforming the energy sector in light of our national commitment to reducing carbon emissions. Instead, let’s burn billions more in cheap gasoline and other fossil fuels to support post-pandemic recovery and tame inflationary pressures. That’s basically the implicit …

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Former rebel frontrunner in Colombian vote could rock US ties

Bogotá – Colombia — Last year, Fabian Espinel helped organize concerts in the streets of Bogotá, as young people protested against police violence and government plans to raise taxes on low-income Colombians. Now, as his country heads towards its presidential election on Sunday, he is roaming the streets of working-class …

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Too bad Anaheim chose to ignore its best angels – San Bernardino Sun

SACRAMENTO — Longtime Anaheim watchers, myself included, should refrain from schadenfreude — the German word for “pleasure derived…from another person’s misfortune.” We eagerly read the details of a federal investigation that touches on a “cabal” of city insiders who, to paraphrase HL Mencken, have shown as much civility as an …

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India for 25 years exemption from subsidy cuts for developing countries that do not fish in distant waters

India, at a WTO meeting, pointed out that developing countries that do not fish in distant waters should be fully exempted from bans on overfishing subsidies for at least 25 years, as the sector is still in its infancy, an official source said. This period will also provide policy …

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Biden’s solar tariff brawl – WSJ

Solar panels at the site of a solar farm in Portage, Penn., April 25. Photo: Justin Merriman/Bloomberg News Democrats are tussling over the Biden administration’s anti-dumping probe into Chinese solar makers, and it’s an eye-opening tussle. Progressives want cheap, plentiful green energy that drives American manufacturing, but they’re finding they …

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Inflation is coming to Japan, amid falling yen and inflation subsidies. Bank of Japan wins as ‘transitional’, throws yen under bus

The Japanese are not amused. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET: OK, so here we go. The headline consumer price index for all items in Japan jumped 0.4% in April from March, the third consecutive month of increases of 0.4% (4.8% annualized) , and 2.5% compared to a year ago, …

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Buyer’s Remorse – Diary – DAWN.COM

THE consultation process with allies is ongoing. Yesterday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met with the head of MQM-P and the leaders of JUI-F and PPP. It remains to be seen how quickly decisions are made. Since becoming the face of the government of national unity, the PML-N has rapidly lost …

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The Ministry of Commerce will hold inter-ministerial consultations on May 18

The Commerce Department has convened an inter-ministerial meeting on May 18 to hold consultations on issues likely to feature prominently at the next meeting of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) top policymaking body in Geneva later this month. next, said a mentioned official. The 12th WTO Ministerial …

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Governments and big tech in the playoffs for world power

Technology Big tech companies and the Chinese and American governments are embroiled in a complex relationship of harmony and conflict. We are all at the mercy of the outcome, write Cecilia Rikap and Bengt-Åke Lundvall “Put simply, they have too much power,” US Congressman David Cicilline said of America’s big …

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Biden’s chip push backfires

US President Joe Biden and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo (not pictured) hold a virtual meeting with business leaders and state governors to discuss supply chain issues, particularly semi-transparent chips. drivers, on the White House campus in Washington, United States, on March 9, 2022. [Photo/Agencies] Bill calls for spending billions, but …

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$30 internet service subsidies for low-income families – Pasadena Star News

By Aamer Madhani and Will Weissert | The Associated Press President Joe Biden announced on Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to low-income people, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy. …

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Recovery fund: Loans run out of steam due to slow release of interest rate subsidies

Bangladesh’s economy may not benefit from the government’s timely rollout of stimulus packages for small, medium and large industries as banks have lost zeal to provide loans as interest rate subsidies n were not paid at the planned rate as initially planned. The unwanted development came as banks and non-bank …

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Increase in tariffs: who will not have more subsidies and will pay more

A few days away from the public hearings that will define further increases segmented for electricity and gas users, the Ministry of Economy additional guidelines on households that will stop receiving subsidies. This is how it progresses ten% of those who earn the most will have to Pay in regards …

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The West can reduce its energy dependence on Russia and be greener | jeffrey frankel

RThe Russian invasion of Ukraine has amplified the importance of national security considerations in the energy policies of Western countries. At the same time, governments must continue to focus on reducing environmental damage, especially on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The two objectives, geopolitical and environmental, are urgent and must be …

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Oregon and Kentucky dust off Obama-era policy to expand health insurance

These measures demonstrate a broad understanding that the Biden administration is unlikely to be able to deliver on its promise to expand health care. And they come amid growing fears that the impending end to the Covid-19 public health emergency could lead to the expulsion of millions of people from …

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Lowering the Medicare eligibility age would benefit this group the most

Hispanic adults living in the 12 states that refused to extend health coverage to the poor after the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010 would benefit the most from policy proposals to lower the Medicare eligibility age to 60 years, according to a new analysis. Nearly 43% of Hispanic adults …

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For Latin America, political risks overshadow economic gains from Ukraine crisis

Countries that rely heavily on imported food and energy face the greatest risk of social and economic crises due to the disruption caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Yet even those who are themselves major producers of these essential products are suffering the fallout of war. Rising commodity prices in …

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Colombian presidential candidates agree on the need for pension reform | world news

CARTAGENA (Reuters) – The candidates most likely to win Colombia’s presidential elections on Friday agreed on the need to reform the country’s imbalanced pension system so that it provides better coverage for millions of poor people and redirects subsidies. Ideas for funding reform ranged from sweeping tax reform to more …

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Electric scooters will grab 20% share of the two-wheeler segment by FY23

Electric scooters will account for 20% of the overall two-wheeler market by the end of the current financial year, said Tarun Mehta, co-founder and CEO of Bengaluru-based Ather Energy. He made the remarks while delivering the keynote address at the Forum Autocar Professional EV. “We are seeing good demand on …

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Thousands of Nevadans may soon find relief from ‘The Family Glitch’

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) — Many employers these days offer health care coverage as a perk of working for the company. While a family member may have health insurance, a wife, husband or child may be one of the 5,000,000 Americans who do not. That’s because adding a family member to …

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Indonesia’s potential to maximize palm sugar production

Mongolia is open for business The past two years have proven to be a difficult time for countries and citizens around the world. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene, Mongolia has come together since the beginning of 2021 and has effectively managed the Covid-19 pandemic, minimizing the spread …

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Dubai Airport and Emirates score with early reopening and rehiring

Dubai: Starting the full reopening of flights early has helped airlines and airports in the UAE avoid the clogging seen in the UK and US as authorities strive to get closer to normalcy. Airports in the UK and US are experiencing long check-in queues and widespread flight cancellations. At the …

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LION ELECTRIC AND TRANSIT TRUCK BODIES ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE FOR MEDIUM AND HEAVY DUTY LAST MILE DELIVERY THAT WAS DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH UPFITTER

MONTREAL, April 11, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Lion Electric Company (NYSE: LEV) (TSX: LEV) (“Lion” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty electric vehicles and heavy-duty truck bodies. Transit (“Transit”) today announced the launch of a new light, aerodynamic and 100% electric heavy-duty truck perfectly suited …

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Imran Khan ousted as Pakistani leader in vote of no confidence

Imran Khan was elected Prime Minister of Pakistan early on Sunday, ending weeks of political uncertainty that had fueled a devaluation of the rupee, dragged down the country’s stock market and forced the central bank to raise interest rates . Following a tense session of the lower house of parliament …

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No request for tax relief for the Amazon project yet

A Niagara County IDA official said the online retail giant has not formally requested assistance for a $300 million warehouse project in the city of Niagara. Online retail giant Amazon has requested no tax relief for a $300 million warehouse project in Niagara County. At least not yet, anyway. Niagara …

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The Oscar for Bad Politics – Mackinac Center

Editor’s Note: An abridged version of this piece first appeared in the Traverse City Record Eagle on April 6, 2022. Some state lawmakers are again toying with the idea of ​​Michigan taxpayers funding film production here. The last time officials tried to bring movie magic to Michigan, it cost taxpayers …

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Renewable energy subsidies: $22 billion by 2030

Energy Minister Angus Taylor noted that the Commonwealth budget added $1.3 billion to help unprofitable renewables, bringing total support to $22 billion by 2030. direct budget support is complemented by regulatory subsidies that force consumers to pay for otherwise unsustainable wind and solar energy. as well as the networks that …

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Oil Updates – Crude Oil Slumps, Climate Activists Arrested, Mexico Halts Gasoline Subsidy

GCC not at risk of food insecurity but inflation as Ukraine crisis disrupts supply RIYADH: The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine is creating major disruptions in the global food supply, creating fear of food insecurity and inflation in some heavily import-dependent countries amid rising food prices. energy costs. The …

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Clinical Trial Enrollment: OIG Approves Another Patient Cost-Sharing Proposal Designed to Increase Socioeconomic Diversity

Clinical trial enrollment continues to present challenges to sponsors seeking to identify, recruit and enroll patients in their clinical studies. A recent government advisory from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognizes the importance of eliminating socioeconomic factors that act as …

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BSP rules out rate hike amid oil surge

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS SURGING OIL and merchandise prices caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are supply issues best handled by policenational government companiesment, according to the governor of the central bank of the Philippines. “Since inflationary pressures come from supply-side factors, a monetary response in terms of policy rate …

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Search mutual fund quotes, news, net asset values Adani Wilmar INE699H01024, PUNCH, 543458 One 97 PayTM INE982J01020, PAYTM, 543396 ICICI Bank INE090A01021, ICICIBANK, 532174 Addiction INE002A01018, TRUST, 500325 Adani power INE814H01011, ADANIPOWER, 533096 …

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Getting Americans to buy millions of Teslas and EVs is a tough sell, analyst says

Europeans have already adopted electric vehicles faster than American car buyers. And the Chinese government has an array of subsidies to encourage the purchase of electric vehicles. Daniel Leal/AFP via Getty Images Text size Will Americans buy millions of electric vehicles in the next few years? This is the big …

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Government to maintain subsidies despite rising oil prices

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will continue to protect the population from the effects of a sharp rise in inflation by continuing to provide subsidies despite the rise in world oil prices resulting from the Russian-Ukrainian war. Director of the National Budget Office, Datuk Johan Mahmood Merican, said it was the …

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Government praised for release of P6.5K fuel subsidies

CITY OF MABALACAT — The Human Rights Commission (CHR) has welcomed the distribution of 6,500 pesos in fuel subsidies under the Ministry of Transport’s fuel subsidy scheme. This was gleaned from a press release recently published by the spokesperson for the CHR, Jacqueline de Guia. More than 377,000 qualified drivers …

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Researchers call for use of taxation, education and subsidies to encourage better eating habits

Imagine if the true cost to society of the food you buy at the grocery store was built right into the price of each product. Anything with added sugar would cost a lot more, according to University of Alberta researchers in a new study in The Canadian Journal of Public …

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EARLY CHILDHOOD IN MASSACHUSETTS education system is unaffordable and inaccessible to too many families, and it will cost about $1.5 billion a year to improve it, according to a report released Monday byspecial legislative committee examining the economics of early childhood education and care. The commission, led by education committee …

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Russian invasion will have ‘enormous impact’ on global food supply

Consumers around the world will feel the ‘enormous impact’ of Russia’s war on Ukraine through soaring food prices and significant disruption to agricultural supply chains, industry leaders and analysts say. main European leaders. John Rich, executive chairman of major Ukrainian food supplier MHP, said he feared for the vital spring …

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Annual cash rebate, health vouchers and school supply grants continued in 2022

The Macao SAR government announced today (Friday) that it will maintain its annual cash distribution, health vouchers and financial support programs for school supplies. Despite the recession, the Macau SAR 2022 public budget proposes the continuation of several policies of tax deductions and exemptions, subsidies, cash transfers, with MOP 30 …

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Mexico’s AMLO pledges energy prices will not rise during Ukraine conflict

Gasoline, diesel and electricity prices in Mexico will not rise above inflation despite turmoil in global energy markets caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine , according to Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. During his morning press briefings on Tuesday and Wednesday, López Obrador said the government would continue to …

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Rethinking Fertilizer Subsidies for Women—PFAG

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on the government to review the subsidized fertilizer scheme to ensure that it benefits more women, especially the most vulnerable in hard to reach communities. The Association said the pro-poor policy was a commendable initiative to help farmers increase their yield, …

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Is Virginia about to give Dan Snyder a blank check? Current legislation is an “endless suite of subsidies”

This not only seems like a bad deal, but truly inexcusable from a public policy perspective… Virginia lawmakers might think they’ve struggled with this question: Should the state give up about $1 billion in tax revenue to build the Washington Commanders new National Football League stadium? But they really decided …

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Huawei’s competitor to Tesla electric cars to start deliveries in China

Consumers view Huawei’s first HarmonyOS car, the Aito M5, at a store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on January 3, 2022. Edition of the future | Edition of the future | Getty Images BEIJING — The first electric car with Huawei’s HarmonyOS operating system is set to begin deliveries at a …

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Waive fertilizer dumping rights, corn growers demand

U.S. companies should give farmers a break by withdrawing anti-dumping duty claims on imported fertilizers, a corn growers’ group said Tuesday in a House hearing dominated by reports of rising costs of crop production. Farmer groups have generally called for higher price support in the upcoming 2023 farm bill, with …

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Arabs fear for wheat supply after Russia invades Ukraine

Umm Abdo bakes bread for the family at her house in the village of Zerzara on the west bank of the Nile, off the city of Aswan, in southern Egypt, on February 26, 2022. AFP CAIRO — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could mean less bread on the table in Egypt, …

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Japan braces for more inflation amid Ukraine crisis

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has further worsened the outlook for global inflation, with the crisis already pushing up oil prices – and economists say it could rise further. The renewed rise in energy costs is expected to hurt the Japanese economy, which has already started to feel the effects of …

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