Showing posts with label Markets. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Markets. Show all posts

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Beijing to shut down 1,000 manufacturing companies by 2020

Beijing will shut down 1,000 manufacturing companies and 300 markets and logistics centers by 2020, to further move its non-capital functions out of the city, according to a press conference from the ongoing local legislative session Saturday.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

EU vows beefed-up measures to prevent food safety crisis

Fipronil eggs contamination
The European Commission and the European Union (EU) member states on Tuesday agreed to take concrete measures to prevent food safety crisis in the wake of Fipronil eggs contamination scandal.

Friday, May 19, 2017

What's Behind Poland's Push to Pit the European Commission Against Gazprom

Poland's attempt to slap a fine on Russia's energy giant Gazprom indicates Warsaw's desire to hamper the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project, Russian expert Sergey Pikin told Sputnik.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Poland's oil company wants EU to oblige Gazprom to sell stakes in European gas storages

Poland’s PGNiG will propose the European Commission to oblige Russian gas giant Gazprom to sell its stakes in the gas storage facilities and pipelines in Europe, head of the Polish company Piotr Wozniak told a press conference on Thursday.

Friday, May 05, 2017

1st Large Chinese-made Passenger Jet C919 Takes Flight, Seeks to Rival Boeing & Airbus

The Chinese COMAC C919 airplane, which seeks to challenge the market dominance of the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, has made its maiden flight.

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Venezuelan proposal to freeze oil output can stabilize prices. A price of 80 $ benefits the global economic system

Venezuela's proposal for oil-producing countries to freeze oil output could stabilize prices in the next few months if adopted, President Nicolas Maduro said Friday.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Oil prices drop below $30 as global markets slide

Oil prices have fallen below $30 a barrel, a new 12-year low, amid renewed concerns of slow growth in China - the world's second largest economy.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Brent oil hits 11-year low as oil extends slide on glut worries

European benchmark Brent crude slid to an 11-year low on Dec. 21 as oil prices resumed their slide in an oversupplied global market facing the prospect of renewed US exports.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Adverse weather pushes global food prices up by 3.9 per cent in October, says UN agency

UN,  5 November 2015 – Weather-driven concerns about sugar and palm oil supplies have led to price increase of major food commodities in October, said Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Gazprom says prospects of Iranian gas entering European market very distant

The prospects of Iranian gas entering the European market are very distant, Gazprom Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee Alexander Medvedev said Friday.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

Thursday, July 30, 2015

OPEC chief says oil cartel 'not ready' to cut production

OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah El-Badri said on Thursday (Jul 30) the oil producers' cartel is not planning to cut production despite the fall in crude prices over recent months and concerns about the possible addition of Iranian oil in the market.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Marine experts urge Australians to eat more sea urchins to save environment (is said to contain euphoria-causing chemicals similar to that found in cannabis)

Marine experts are urging Australians to eat more sea urchins and help the environment at the same time, local media reported on Monday.

Australian sea urchin fishermen are doing great business with the Chinese market, but researchers hope Australians can develop a taste for the seafood in order to create more demand, the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) reported.

If there was more demand, more sea urchins would be removed from sensitive reef areas where they are devouring kelp and in turn depleting lobster and abalone stocks.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Russia’s Arctic oil rig to boost country’s role on world energy markets. - A total of 300,000 metric tons are planned to be exported to international markets

Prirazlomnaya offshore platform project, which is located in the Sea of Pechora, will give an impulse to the expansion of Russia’s presence on global energy markets, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
“The start of loading of the oil produced at Prirazlomnaya means that the entire project will exert a most encouraging influence on Russia’s presence on the energy markets and will stimulate the Russian economy in general and its energy sector in particular,” he said.
Putin witnessed the loading of the first batch of oil from ice-resistant oil rig Prirazlomnaya on the Arctic shelf during a link-up conference with Russian energy giant Gazprom chief Alexei Miller, who was at the oil platform at that time.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Environment: Experts meet to discuss how to better fight wildlife trafficking in the EU and globally

wildlife trafficing AFRICA
European Commission, Press release, Brussels, 10 April 2014 -
Following an invitation by the European Commission, 170 experts met today in Brussels to discuss how the EU can better fight wildlife trafficking.
The conference marked the end of a public consultation which was launched on 7 February with a Communication by the Commission (COM (2014) 64 final). The background of the Commission's initiative is the surge in wildlife trafficking globally over the last years which has reached a level that threatens the survival of some endangered species and undermines good governance and sustainable development. Organised crime is significantly involved in this lucrative business, also within the EU.

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Invasive alien species: MEPs reach agreement with the Greek Presidency

Plans to prevent the introduction or halt the spread of “invasive alien species” of plants, animals or insects that cause ecological and economic damage were agreed by MEPs and the Greek Presidency of the Council on Wednesday. The draft legislation, which would require EU member states to coordinate their efforts, provides for a ban on species declared to be of “Union concern”.

“Invasive alien species cause damage worth at least €12 billion every year in Europe and many member states already have to spend considerable resources in dealing with them”, said MEP Pavel Poc (S&D, CZ) who is steering the legislation through Parliament.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Turkish-Greek partnership brings mastic products to Turkey

The company ‘Akdenizli’ (Mediterranean), founded by Turkish Ahmet Müderrisoğlu and his Greek partner Yannis Botsaris, introduces the mastic resin products to the Turkish market...

Yannis Botsaris, a Greek businessmen working in China, met his future business partner, Ahmet Müderrisoğlu, when his interest in marble from the inner Aegean province of Afyon brought him to Turkey. As the friendship developed, Botsaris asked his friend what he could bring from Greece. As Müderrisoğlu and his wife were fond of mastic resin-based products, it became customary for Botsaris to bring them each time he came to Turkey.

Friday, February 14, 2014

More than 40 countries sign declaration on fighting with illegal trade in wildlife

LONDON, February 14, (ITAR-TASS/. Officials from 46 countries, including Russia, on Thursday signed an intergovernmental declaration on fighting with illegal trade in wildlife.
The Russian delegation to the conference at Lancaster House where the declaration was signed was led by Natural Resources Minister Vladimir Kirillov.
The document outlines the practical steps towards curbing the illegal trade in wild animals and wildlife artifacts, including rhino horns and elephant tusks. It envisions amendments in the national legislations of signatory countries that will toughen the punishment for poachers, step up cross-border coordination and improve information exchange.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Κρατήρας από διαμάντι στη Σιβηρία;/Les diamants secrets des Russes menacent le marché mondial...

Επιστήμονες στη Ρωσία ισχυρίζονται πως βρήκαν γιγάντια αποθέματα διαμαντιού σε έναν κρατήρα στη Σιβηρία, που δημιουργήθηκαν από πρόσκρουση μετεωρίτη και τα οποία μπορούν να αλλάξουν τις ισορροπίες στην παγκόσμια αγορά. Σύμφωνα με προβλέψεις, πρόκειται για μια πηγή τρισεκατομμυρίων καρατίων, που αρκεί για να καλύψει τις παγκόσμιες ανάγκες σε διαμάντι για τις επόμενες τρεις χιλιετίες.

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