China officially filed an application to join the CPTPP

According to the website of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, on September 16, Chinese Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao submitted a written letter from China to CPTPP depositary New Zealand Minister of Trade and Export […]

Toyota and Taliban

World-Trader.com (AutoTrader)  August 26 – On October 7, 2001, a coalition formed by the United States (Britain, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, Italy, and the Netherlands) launched a war in Afghanistan, resulting in the overthrow of […]

Toshiba Corp CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani Steps Down

Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday that Chief Executive Nobuaki Kurumatani had stepped down and Satoshi Tsunakawa, its former chief operating officer, was its new chief executive. The change in leadership came as several shareholders publicly questioned […]

Chip Shortage Could Last Longer Than Expected

Recent weather disruption in Texas and damage from a recent factory fire for Japanese auto-chip maker Renesas Electronics Corp. has added a further twist to the saga of scarce chip supply, meaning tightness could take […]

India keeps lending rates unchanged

India’s central bank left its lending rate unchanged, though it warned that the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in the country could weigh on the domestic growth outlook. The “monetary policy committee voted unanimously to […]

Canada Annual CPI Rises 1.1% in February

Canada’s annual inflation rate accelerated in February, supported by higher prices for gasoline. Canada’s consumer-price index rose 1.1% on a year-over-year basis in February, Statistics Canada said Wednesday, slightly faster than the 1% increase recorded […]

EU to Consider Tightening Coronavirus Vaccine Export Ban

The European Union will consider tightening its export ban to stop vaccines going to countries that aren’t exporting doses to it, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday. Without providing details or a […]