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  • China’s GDP growth slows to 4.9 pc in third quarter

    China’s GDP growth slows to 4.9 pc in third quarter

    The urban unemployment rate in September was 4.9 per cent. However, that for those aged 16 to 24 remained far higher, at 14.6 per cent.

    October 18, 2021
  • IMF keeps India’s 2021-22 GDP growth at 9.5%, retains top global spot

    IMF keeps India’s 2021-22 GDP growth at 9.5%, retains top global spot

    The IMF's World Economic Outlook (WEO) kept the gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecasts it had made in July for India, whose Covid-battered economy had shrunk by 7.3 per cent in the last fiscal year.

    October 12, 2021
  • Growth Rebound: RBI retains FY22 GDP growth projection at 9.5%

    Growth Rebound: RBI retains FY22 GDP growth projection at 9.5%

    On Friday, the RBI retained its key short-term lending rates during the third monetary policy review of FY22.

    October 8, 2021
  • RBI will signal lift-off in interest rates through policy stance

    RBI will signal lift-off in interest rates through policy stance

    However, with GDP contraction, the RBI had to be flexible with the conduct of the policy rate, reports suggests.

    September 16, 2021
  • India, UK announce new steps to tackle climate change

    India, UK announce new steps to tackle climate change

    The UK-India economic relationship is already strong with bilateral trade of over £18bn in 2020, supporting nearly half-a-million jobs in each other’s economies.

    September 2, 2021
  • Govt may not need special borrowing window for GST compensation to states

    Govt may not need special borrowing window for GST compensation to states

    The government finances are also on sound footing this year and the impact of the second wave in activity and tax collections has been rather muted.

    September 2, 2021
  • Singapore’s 2021 GDP growth forecast to be 6.6%

    Singapore’s 2021 GDP growth forecast to be 6.6%

    This is slightly above the 6.5 per cent forecast in the previous survey report released by MAS this June, reports Xinhua news agency.

    September 1, 2021
  • India on course for 9% GDP growth in FY22, 3rd wave still a concern

    India on course for 9% GDP growth in FY22, 3rd wave still a concern

    The agriculture sector has been pandemic resilient. Its output is 8 percent above the pre-pandemic level. A below-normal monsoon poses a risk to its growth in FY22.

    September 1, 2021
  • Pakistan hit with $38 billion loss due to FATF grey list

    Pakistan hit with $38 billion loss due to FATF grey list

    Pakistan was retained on the grey list as the Paris-based UN watchdog judged it deficient in prosecuting the top leadership of UN Security Council-designated terror groups.

    June 26, 2021
  • Finding an alternative to the Belt Road Initiative

    Finding an alternative to the Belt Road Initiative

    The second challenge arises from the fact that most B3W investments would be from the private sector, intending to seek profits within new markets.

    June 18, 2021
  • ‘Time of the Essence’ to end Myanmar Crisis

    ‘Time of the Essence’ to end Myanmar Crisis

    Three former Thai ambassadors and Indonesia and Malaysia-based regional experts took part in Asia News Network’s Clubhouse discussion “Can Asean help to bring peace to Myanmar?”. Pana Janviroj reports.

    May 3, 2021
  • Political Diary | Migrants back in national focus

    Political Diary | Migrants back in national focus

    Some experts feel that the measures announced are not sufficient and require careful restructuring, While the government had announced short-term policies to deal with migrant labour in 2020, what is required are long-term as well as short-term policies.

    April 25, 2021
  • Cost of Nature

    Cost of Nature

    Theories, however, cannot explain why some countries succeed while others fail in transforming natural resources to higher productivity and growth; the answer probably lies in the institutional environment of a country. If institutions promote transparency and incentivise productive and entrepreneurial activities and protect property and other rights of individuals, natural resources are likely to impact the economic outcomes positively.

    April 22, 2021
  • Gender and Finance

    Gender and Finance

    One of the most promising ways to close the stubbornly persisting gender divide is technology. For low-income women, digital financial inclusion offers an opportunity to upend entrenched gender inequalities. Financial services delivered via mobile phone can bridge the last-mile gap, bringing financial tools and services directly to women where they work and live

    April 12, 2021
  • Leveraging the world’s equity

    Leveraging the world’s equity

    Instead, US general government expenditure rose by 78 per cent in constant 2010 dollars from 1981 to 2019, whereas total public debt has increased dramatically from $1 trillion or 31 per cent of GDP when Reagan was President to $27 trillion or 136 per cent of GDP by the end of September 2020.

    March 17, 2021
  • Fiscal Roadmap

    Fiscal Roadmap

    Like the previous Commission, it has also recommended the setting up of an independent Fiscal Council, which is a must for bringing the much-needed transparency and credibility to our budget numbers, but which, like the previous FC‘s recommendation, is again likely to be ignored

    February 17, 2021
  • Summary of Economic Survey 2020-21

    Summary of Economic Survey 2020-21

    The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Economic Survey 2020-21 in Parliament which states that the rebound will be led by the low base and continued normalization in economic activities as the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines gathers traction.

    January 31, 2021