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China’s Economic Growth Looks Strong. Maybe Too Strong.

Advertisement HONG KONG — The pace of growth in China’s economy accelerated last year for the first time in seven years as exports, construction and consumer spending all climbed strongly. At least, that’s what the government says. In reality, the ...

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UK builder Persimmon hopes for modest sales growth in 2018

Related Articles LONDON: Britain’s second-biggest housebuilder Persimmon hopes to achieve a modest increase in sales this year after saying it expected to beat market expectations on 2017 profits as it sold more homes.CEO Jeff Fairburn also defended an incentive plan ...

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China factory growth eases as pollution measures bite

Related Articles BEIJING: Growth in China’s manufacturing sector slowed slightly in December as a punishing crackdown on air pollution and a cooling property market start to weigh on the world’s second-largest economy.The data support the view that the economy is ...

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UAE non-oil growth to surge to 3.7% in 2018

A pickup in the pace of preparations, especially in the tourism and construction sectors, for Expo 2020 Dubai will support UAE’s non-oil growth from 3.3 per cent in 2017 to 3.7 per cent next year, said NBK in its latest ...

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China’s economic growth to slow next year, says state think tank

Related Articles BEIJING: China’s economy will have shown improvement this year but slow slightly in 2018, a top state think tank forecast on Wednesday, with government investment seen easing as leaders look to recalibrate the country’s growth dynamic.But while the ...

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Bahrain's “Exhibitions and Conferences” growth in 2018

The Division for Research and Analytical Study at #W7Worldwide Communication Consultancy agency has predicted a significant growth in the GCC economy and industry sector in the approaching year (2018). The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority, a government body established in ...

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IMF says Sudan must float currency to boost growth, investment

Related Articles CAIRO: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Sudan to float its currency to boost growth and investment, a measure the government has opposed even after the United States lifted 20 years of sanctions in October.The government would ...

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