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· October, 2008

Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2008

U.S.: Ivanov for Obama

Ukraine: Update on the Economy and Politics

Sri Lanka: Tea industry in crisis

Ukraine: Hryvnia Exchange Rate Cheating

U.S and South Korea: Currency Crisis and Korean Students in the US

U.S and South Korea: Currency Swapping Plan

Japan: Thoughts on Itochu trading scam

On October 10th, Itochu Corporation announced that it had paid close to one hundred billion yen in false transactions valued at nearly 100 billion yen to Mongolian suppliers for construction...

Ukraine: MPs Are Fighting, Hryvnia Is Sinking

Cuba, U.S.A.: Voting on the Embargo

The United Nations General Assembly yesterday approved a resolution condemning the U.S. embargo. For the seventeenth year running, the vote went in favor of the Cuba-sponsored resolution and bloggers -...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Price of Progress

Bangladesh: Banks dominate in DSE listings

Kazakhstan: Blocked Bloggers Discuss Economics

Although LiveJournal, the major blog platform on the post-Soviet space, including Kazakhstan, is still not accessible through the national telecom monopolist Kazakhtelecom, Internet enthusiasts find their way to express their...

China: Crisis and Opportunity

Recession hits Singapore

Singapore is a major financial center in the world. It is also one of the richest countries in Asia. Unfortunately, it is not immune to the economic aftershocks caused by...

Dominica: State of Affairs

Trinidad & Tobago: Not Adding Up

Bermuda: Gambling with the Future?

Japan: Refunds from Saizeriya

Tax incentives to invest Africa: chance for development or more Françafrique?

Le Pangolin [Fr] posts an excerpt from Le Journal du Dimanche on a new provision that would reduce taxes for French companies that invest in developing countries, “especially in Africa.” According...

New law gives tax incentives to French companies investing in Africa

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