Singapore’s gross domestic product in the second quarter of 2020 fell by 41.2% compared to the previous quarter. This is evidenced by preliminary national statistics published on Tuesday, July 14.
The volume of industrial production decreased by 23.1%, while construction fell by 95.6%, and the decline in services amounted to 37.7%.
The results were a record drop. At the same time, compared to the second quarter of 2019, Singapore economy reduced by 12.6%, which was also a record reflecting the negative effects of the coronavirus epidemic.
Thus, for the first time since 2009, Singapore economy plunged into a technical recession, which was fixed by the reduction of GDP in quarterly terms for two consecutive quarters. GDP in the first quarter decreased by 0.3% compared to the same period a year earlier.
In the world last week, coronavirus was found in another 2.4 million people – a record high since the beginning of the pandemic. This was reported by the WHO on Tuesday, October 20. “The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to grow rapidly, while the number of new deaths remains relatively stable … As of […]
According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the country’s GDP grew by 4.9% year on year in the third quarter. China’s economy is recovering the fastest in the world from the COVID-19 pandemic – GDP decline by closing factories and quarantine in the first quarter of the year already fully compensated, and the […]
Since April of this year, Japanese companies and organizations involved in the development of the vaccines that protect against coronavirus infection, periodically experience cyber-attacks. This was announced on Monday, October 19, by Kyodo news agency, with the reference to the experts of the American company CrowdStrike, engaged in the cybersecurity. According to experts of the […]
Shares of Johnson & Johnson, which rose till 1.44% over the past week, on Tuesday closed with a decrease of 2.3%, despite on the publication of a better-than-expected Wall Street experts, a report for 3 fin. quarter. Investors are concerned about the potential consequences of ending the large-scale study of the J&J vaccine against COVID-19, […]
Eli Lilly and Regeneron have applied to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the permission to use emergency coronavirus drugs. Eli Lilly conducted clinical trials with the placebo group, as a result of which the drug has proven its antiviral action. Regeneron did not provide the research data, but the company’s drug was widely […]
At the end of July 2020, the dollar billionaires owned a record $ 10.2 trillion. This is evidenced by the results of a joint study by consulting and auditing company PwC and UBS Bank, published on Wednesday, October 7. The previous peak of $ 8.9 trillion was recorded in 2017. Now the number of billionaires […]
More than the half of the American companies plan to reduce their office space because of the remote work will become a common option even after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was reported by the Bloomberg, citing to the study by Cisco Systems. Agency interviewed 1,569 business leaders, employees of companies responsible for […]
The European Union has expressed its readiness to help Ukraine to gain access to the coronavirus vaccine. This is stated in a statement following the summit, the text of which was published on Monday, October 6, on the website of the European Pravda. The parties agreed that a pandemic threatens the entire world and its […]
Net income of one of the largest manufacturers of digital cameras in the world decreased by 31.6% in 2016 compared to the year 2015. Last year it was equal to the index of 1,298 billion US dollars. These data are shown in the statements of Canon (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), as reported UkrainianForbes. For the […]Next
More than the half of the American companies plan to reduce their office space because of the remote work will become a common option even after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was reported by the Bloomberg, citing to the study by Cisco Systems. Agency interviewed 1,569 business leaders, employees of companies responsible for […]Next
Last year, the Commercial Court of Kyiv initiated a suit of the SANOF I company to the State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine and to the “Kyivmedpreparat”, PJSC about completely voidance of Certificate of Ukraine on sign for the goods and services № 187104. The object of dispute has become a “SONAFІT” trademark registered company […]Next
Currently, there are almost 2 million entrepreneurs in Ukraine, and each of them pays an average of 13 thousand hryvnias a year. Thereby, in 2019, the turnover of the PIF`s economy amounted to 1 million dollars. “Over the past eight years, revenue from private individuals to the budget have increased by 24 times. In the […]Next
In the retail market development in Ukraine and the world retail market there is radical alterity. While the latter is actively developing, Ukrainian began to show some improvements only in 2016. On the prospects of the global sector and the domestic situation shed light Ukrainian company Deloitte, which provides audit areas, tax, consulting and corporate […]Next
Ukrainian Network of supermarkets Novus gets a new CEO in the person of Mark Petkevich. His predecessor, Ihor Landa is leaving the post. The new ruler of Novus Ukraine, which has held the position of executive director of the network since September 2015, will enter the status of the General on January 19 this year. […]Next
The Co-owner of the EasyPay Group companies has invested $ 150,000 in the startup Agri Eye, which develops innovative solutions for the agricultural sector. Startuppers will send received funds for the scaling of the team, the perfection of the technology and testing of the technology hypotheses that lie at the basis of the product. Under […]Next
The TAS-Agro company plans to increase its land bank from 95 to 150 thous. Ha. The company is interested in areas in the northern part of Ukraine. This was announced by the investment chief of the TAS Group company – Anton Kernasovskyi, – says delo.ua. According to him, he does not know exactly when and […]Next
Gardening is a purely European business by mentality as it means long-term investments and a completely transparent process. Walnut is a financial pearl of this industry. A walnut garden of only 1 hectare yields more than 1.2 million UAH per year. A walnut garden is an investment in the future and long-term well-being, as one […]Next
The State Property Fund of Ukraine representative informed that 99,99% of Ukrainian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (UBRD) had been sold to Bohai Commodity Exchange within the auction second round. The State Institution posted this information on the official web-site. The transaction value consists 82,8 million UAH. The asset’s cost of Ukrainian bank was underestimate […]Next
The Bloomberg News agency estimated the yield a wide range of assets in 2015, ranging from currencies and stock indexes, to commodities and junk bonds. It is in the segment of junk bonds (junk, high-yield bonds) determined the most profitable asset last year – Eurobonds of Ukrzaliznytsia with maturing in May 2018. Investments in this […]Next
Recently, it was reported that the largest Romanian company Antibiotice is going to expand the scope of activities, and to develop a pharmaceutical market in Ukraine. According to the informed sources, the first office of the Romanian pharmaceutical company Antibiotice will be opened in the Vinnitsa region. This was agreed between the Antibiotice CEO and […]Next
A subsidiary of Alibaba Group – Ant Group – plans to attract $ 35 billion in the course on the Shanghai and the Hong Kong exchange. This was reported by Bloomberg. The IPO could be the largest in history, the agency emphasizes. The previous record holder, Saudi oil company Aramco, raised $ 29.4 billion. The […]Next
The head of Fiat Chrysler officially announced about the separation of Ferrari on January, 4, 2016, during the entering the Milan stock exchange. For the first time in 47 years Ferrari gained its independence, showing up as a separate from the Fiat Chrysler company. Head of Fiat Chrysler said in an interview that Ferrari had […]Next
Shares of Johnson & Johnson rose by 0.68% on Thursday, ahead of the growth of the S&P 500 index by 0.32% after as the company announced that it plans to begin the final phase of a clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine in September. Shares of J&J recovered after losses in February and March and […]Next
Direction of LLC Development Construction Holding (DCH), whose president is Oleksander Yaroslavskyi, is considering to lease the OPP instead of the acquisition of assets of this PJSC, reported Zn.ua. In an official statement of OPP representatives was indicated that they appealed to the State Property Fund of Ukraine in order to initiate an open competition […]Next