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China's crude oil imports rose 22% in February

In February, the volume of crude oil imported to China amounted to 39 million 230 thousand tons. Compared with the same month of 2018, the figure increased by 21.6% due to the fact that new private refineries increased purchases, the country's ...
11.03.2019

Construction volumes in the US exceeded forecasts in January

According to the country's Department of Commerce, in January, construction volumes in the United States expanded by 18.6% to 1 million 230 thousand homes, after a decrease of 14% a month earlier. According to experts, the rise was expected ...
11.03.2019

The number of jobs in Canada unexpectedly rose in February

The employment rate in Canada rose by 55,900 people in February after an increase of 66,800 in the previous month, official statistics show. The increase in this figure in the first two months is observed for the first time since 1981. In the ...
11.03.2019

US unemployment fell in February to 3.8%, showing the weakest employment growth since September 2017

In February, a slowdown in US employment growth was recorded, the figure fell to its lowest level since September 2017. According to the country's Department of Labor, in the second month of the year only 20,000 jobs were created, which is ...
11.03.2019

Industrial production in Italy unexpectedly increased in January

Istat, the Italian statistical office, reported an increase in production in Italy by 1.7% in January after a 4-month decline. These data significantly exceeded the estimate of economists, who had expected the index to increase only by 0.1%. ...
11.03.2019

The volume of industrial production in France rose 1.3% in January

In January, industrial production in France grew by 1.3% compared to December, when zero growth was observed, official data showed. Experts predicted a less significant increase - only by 0.1%. In the manufacturing industry, the figure increased ...
11.03.2019

The number of production orders in Germany plummeted in January

In Germany, the number of industrial orders fell sharply in January, which was mainly due to a decrease in external demand. According to the Federal Statistical Office, the seasonally adjusted January figure dropped by 2.6% compared to December, ...
11.03.2019

Oil prices fell based on data on the growth of US stocks

After the release of a report by the US Department of Energy on oil reserves in the country, a moderate decrease in oil prices was observed on Wednesday. Over the past week, oil reserves in the United States increased by 7 million 70 thousand ...
07.03.2019

Experts expect Tesla shares to fall below $100

Shares of Tesla by the end of the year may fall in price below $100, the head of the Kase Capital Management hedge fund, Whitney Tilson, said. In this opinion, his statements were strengthened by Tesla founder, Elon Musk, regarding plans to ...
07.03.2019

The US trade deficit peaked in December

The US external deficit in December 2018 amounted to 59 billion 800 million dollars, an increase of 9.5 billion dollars compared with November and having reached its maximum since October 2008, the Department of Commerce reported. According ...
07.03.2019

Bank of Canada left interest rate unchanged

The Bank of Canada, following the results of the meeting on Wednesday, decided to keep the interest rate unchanged at the level of 1.75%. The overnight rate target is kept at 1%. The regulator said that core inflation in the country remains ...
07.03.2019

World sales of semiconductors fell in January for the first time in 2.5 years

The Semiconductor Industry Association reported the first fall in global semiconductor sales since July 2016. The volume of their sales in January fell by 5.7% compared to the same month a year earlier, reaching $35 billion 470 million. The ...
07.03.2019

OECD lowers global growth forecast for 2019

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported a change in the forecast for global economic growth in 2019 to 3.3% from a previously predicted rise of 3.5%. The new forecast indicates a significant slowdown in growth compared ...
07.03.2019

Chinese energy giant PetroChina plans to increase capacity for the production of chemical products

Chinese oil and gas company PetroChina plans to increase the capacity for the production of chemical products of its Liaoyang Petrochemical plant, which mainly processes Russian oil. According to Reuters, this was announced by plant's director, ...
07.03.2019

The growth of Chinese economy may slow to 2% in the next decade

The annual Capital Economics conference was held in Singapore, during which the issue of slowing growth in China’s economy was discussed. Its participants noted a change in the demographic situation in the country. Among the existing problems, ...
07.03.2019

Sinopec plans to conclude a 20-year agreement with Cheniere on LNG supplies

The Chinese petrochemical corporation Sinopec expects a positive settlement of the trade dispute between the United States and China, which will allow it to conclude an agreement with American Cheniere Energy to supply liquefied natural gas ...
07.03.2019

Italy's GDP falls for the second quarter in a row

Italy's GDP declined in the fourth quarter by 0.1%, as well as in the third quarter, Istat's final data showed. These data pointed to a technical recession in the Italian economy. According to experts, in the fourth quarter, GDP was expected ...
06.03.2019

South Korean economy grew by 2.7% in 2018

The economy of South Korea, according to the final data of the Bank of Korea, grew in the fourth quarter at the fastest pace since the third quarter of 2017, having increased by 3.1% in annual terms. Compared with the previous quarter, its ...
06.03.2019

Business activity in the eurozone exceeded forecasts

In February, business activity in the eurozone increased to a maximum of 3 months. According to the IHS Markit, the composite PMI was 51.9 points, up from 51 points in January. The preliminary assessment of the index was at the level of 52.3 ...
06.03.2019

Business activity in the service sector of China grew in February at the slowest pace since October 2018

The service sector of China in February showed the lowest growth rate of business activity since October 2018. According to Markit/Caixin, the PMI index was 51.1 points against 53.6 points a month earlier. The main negative factor affecting ...
06.03.2019
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