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Ukraine Remains a Risky Bet

It has been 13 months since protests in Kiev’s main square ignited the revolution that wracked Ukraine and its economy in 2014. With the situation in the country far from […]

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Repeal of EU Milk Quota Could Shake Up Global Dairy Markets

The European Union is set to phase out longstanding limits on milk production in April 2015, which could contribute to a geographic shift in the continent’s dairy operations and increased […]

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Sound Anticorruption Programs Key to “Clean” Corporate Image

The corruption scandal involving Petrobras, Brazil’s state-owned oil company, is revealing just how deeply rooted corrupt practices are in some Latin American businesses. The US Securities and Exchange Commission is […]

Romanian Elections

Social Media Plays Key Role in Romanian Presidential Election

What is the best way to get people to vote in the age of social media? If the result of the recent presidential election in Romania is anything to go […]

Chinese President Xi Jinping hosts and addresses the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting.

US Deal with China Signals Trade Policy Progress

US foreign trade policy took a major step forward at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing this week as the US and China agreed to begin the process […]

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A Darkening Outlook for China’s Economy in Next 5 Years?

As world leaders gather in Beijing this week for an Asian summit, global economists continue to scrutinize China’s growth for signs of weakness. They are there, particularly in the medium […]

EU

The Rise of Anti-EU Parties: A Danger to Business in Europe

The rise of anti-European Union sentiment poses a threat not just to the economies of the countries in the region; it also could disrupt business for thousands of companies that […]

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Can Central Bank of Russia Rescue Economy as Oil Prices Plummet?

Russia’s oil and gas sector is having a bad year. The industry, which provides almost half of the revenue in Russia’s budget, was hit hard by Western sanctions resulting from […]

Crop Production

Romania: Making the Most of Agricultural Wealth in Eastern Europe

One of the most profitable investments in the European Union right now could be agricultural land in Romania in Eastern Europe. That likely doesn’t surprise people with long memories. Before […]

Spain Housing

Spain’s Housing Market: Primed for a Recovery?

An uptick in housing prices and home sales is good news for Spain’s housing industry, and it is translating into an improved medium-term outlook for the construction sector and the […]