How Much Do Americans Spend Compared To Others?
June 04 2013 4:41 PM
Private consumption in the U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of GDP.
For China, An Expanded Ethiopian Shoe Factory Fits
June 04 2013 8:40 AM
Chinese shoe mega-exporter Huajian announced Tuesday it will expand a factory in Ethiopia.
Leaders and Losers As Africa Pursues Development Goals
June 04 2013 5:45 AM
African countries are rushing to fulfill their Millennium Development Goals by 2015, and some are more serious than others.
Africa Is A Net Creditor To The World: Why That's Not Good News
May 30 2013 12:54 PM
The illicit outflow of assets from Africa actually exceeds the amount of aid and investment coming in, says a new report.
In Developed World, How Many Will Be Unemployed In 2014?
May 30 2013 11:47 AM
In 2014, Greece's unemployment will likely hit another record-high of 28.4 percent.
How Much Will These World Economies Grow In 2014?
May 29 2013 3:36 PM
Chile's economy is expected to grow by 5.3 percent in 2014.
Africa's Economic Future Depends On Big Ideas
May 24 2013 10:21 PM
As Africa emerges as "the 21st century continent," experts say its future rests on big ideas, entrepreneurship and local ownership.
Young Africans Flocking To Dubai As Guest Workers
May 21 2013 9:55 AM
About 40,000 Kenyan guest workers currently live in the UAE, primarily in the construction, hotel and travel industries.
Nigerian Forces Launch Offensive Against Militants
May 17 2013 5:34 AM
Nigerian armed forces have launched raids against Boko Haram Islamist militants in the north-east, officials said on Thursday.
Surprise! Africa’s Fastest-Growing Foreign Direct Investor Is Now... Africa
May 08 2013 6:16 AM
Foreign direct investment in Africa is ramping up, but forget China and the West. This growth is intra-continental.
Africa Ready For Takeoff, But Only If Its Airlines Can Take Flight
May 04 2013 9:21 AM
Economic growth is on the upswing in Africa, but it will only continue if the drivers of commerce can take flight.
Tanzania's Cashew Nut Farmers Riot Over Poor Prices
April 25 2013 10:03 AM
Cashew nuts are one of Tanzania’s principal cash crops.
Rich Nations Got Poorer Last Quarter: OECD
April 04 2013 7:29 AM
Shrinking inventories in rich countries caused their economies to contract in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Poorest Of The Poor: UN Releases Report On World’s 'Least Developed Countries'
March 19 2013 7:34 PM
From Afghanistan to Zambia, here are the world's countries that are struggling the most.
An Unemployed World, A ‘Lost Generation’
January 22 2013 1:02 PM
Rising youth jobless rates have spurred concern over a “lost generation.” Global joblessness hit 197 million, up 4 million in 2012.
Economic Events For The Coming Week, Jan 7-11
January 04 2013 3:01 PM
The U.S. trade deficit likely narrowed in November, and the euro-zone recession probably worsened at the end of last year.
Manufacturing Up? In US And Asia, But Not In Euro Zone
January 02 2013 12:26 PM
An improvement in global sentiment should boost factory sectors in most countries in the coming months, but a strong rebound is unlikely.
2012 Year In Review: Major Worker Strikes - South Africa, US Ports, And More
December 27 2012 7:31 AM
From a potential port strike, to the massacre of South African striking miners, 2012 saw tensions rise between workers and companies.
This Week’s Economic Events: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
December 04 2012 1:27 PM
Superstorm Sandy will likely put dent in the November jobs report.
This Week’s Economic Events
November 26 2012 2:36 PM
After returning from the Thanksgiving break, market participants will face a crowded economic calendar.