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.
Shares of PayPal, increased up to 70.7% since the beginning of the year, continued to rise after the announcement of the financial results of the 2nd quarter which ended on June 30. This is not surprising given the growth of digital payments against the background of the global pandemic COVID-19. “The world has moved into […]
According to a report by the US Department of Commerce on Thursday, the fall in gross domestic product (GDP) for the period from April to June (2nd quarter) amounted to 32.9% compared with the same value last year. Economists have noted that it is the strongest decrease since the government started to keep records in […]
In the second quarter of 2020, China’s economy grew after a historic downturn in the previous three months. This was reported by Interfax with reference to the State Statistical Office of China on Thursday, June 16. Thus, China’s GDP in April-June increased by 3.2% compared to the same period last year. The recovery was caused […]
Twitter shares that have risen by 10.5% since the beginning of the year rose by 7.34% on Wednesday in the announcement of plans to launch the Gryphon subscription platform. Twitter posted an ad for a “senior division engineer” on its website in the vacancies section. Twitter did not comment anything, but investors were happy to […]
In the second quarter of 2020, the Anglo-Dutch oil and gas corporation Royal Dutch Shell will write down assets worth up to $22 billion on new oil and gas price forecasts. This was reported in the press release of the company. Shell revised its medium- and long-term price forecasts, reflecting the expected effects of the […]
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to rise, but disease mortality rate is declining. This was announced on Sunday, July 6, by US President Donald Trump in his Twitter. “New China Virus Cases up (because of massive testing), deaths are down, “low and steady”. The Fake News Media should report […]
The territory of the People’s Republic of China occupies the third place by area (after Russia and Canada, then the USA follows the PRC). However, it is in the first place in terms of population of more than 1.404 billion, leaving behind India (more than 1.377 billion) and the USA (more than 331 million). There […]
“Ukrsotsbank” obtained the criminal case against the “Creative”, – reported Finclab. In “Ukrsotsbank” commented that on January 14, 2016 by investigators of the National Police was opened a criminal case (№12016100000000014, Article 191 part 5) on the fact of abuse of office and embezzlement of “Ukrsotsbank” in large-scale by employees of agricultural holding “Creative”. According […]Next
The General Motors company will invest in the owner of taxi service the Lyft Inc. about $ 500 million. The plans of General Motors in the future are to increase the investment to $ 1 billion. After the transaction, the General Motors will get a seat on the board of directors of Lyft Inc. and […]Next
The world has heard enough discussions which concern the resonance Donald Trump’s win in the USA elections. Everyone has the right to express their position. America has done their choice. Now, when the post-electorial ethereal has gone, it is the high time to speak constructively. Benjamin Franklin, one of the founders of American Constitution, declared: […]Next
In the near future Ukraine may lose some revenue from the transit of Russian gas. Foreign provider JSC Togliatti, which is among the top ten international flagship for the production of ammonia, is considering the possibility of building an additional pipeline from their company to the terminal in Taman port, by passing the Ukrainian part […]Next
It became aware the results of the tender of Ukrhazvydobuvannia by 13.3 billion UAH on the organization of drilling gas wells. The winner was a little-known company Pivnichhazresurs,the charter capital of which is only 74 thousand UAH, and the staff consists of two people. Also, it should be noted that on account of the above-mentioned […]Next
The criminal case against the owner of VAB Bank is closed. It is reported by news agency Interfax-Ukraine, referring to the statement of the press service of the Ukrainian company Ukrlandfarming, co-owner of which is also above mentioned businessman Oleh Bakhmatiuk. According to the original source, in the course of an investigation initiated by representatives […]Next
Investment attractiveness of the tourism industry in Ukraine has great potential. About this in an exclusive interview for LDaily, the full version of which will be released later, said the general manager of the hotel InterContinental Kiev Jean Baptiste Pigeon. “I can say with confidence that the investment opportunities in the hotel and tourism industry […]Next
The financial conglomerate BNP Paribas (headquartered in Paris) acquired indirectly 11.42% of the British JKX Oil&Gas, which owns the Poltava Petroleum Company. This is stated in the message of the JKX Oil&Gas reported on the London Stock Exchange. The owner of the package of the JKX at a rate of 11,42% became the British company […]Next
Pechersk District Court of Kyiv satisfied the petition of the Main Investigation Department investigators of Natspolitsiia and arrested the property of the former ruler of PJSC City Commercial Bank (CityCommerce Bank). Such a decision the court took on January 12 this year. According to the document, the former ruler of the bank is suspected of […]Next
As having reported on Agro Portal, KWS Ukraine Company has invested 20 million euros in the seed plant start-up in Khmelnytskyi region. The plant power has been 6 thousand tonnes per one year on the September- October in Kamyanets-Podolskyi town (Khmelnytskyi region).LLC KWS Ukraine specialises in seeds plant production and distribution. It has put on […]Next
Almost 100% of the shares (99.83%) of Kherson heat and power plant will be re-auctioned by the State Property Fund of Ukraine. According to preliminary data it will be held on March, 16 of this year on sale with a starting price of 155 million UAH. It is reported by the source Sehodnia.ua. Terms of […]Next
The Hon Hai Precision Industry Co is the largest developer and supplier of electronics in Asia and is going to buy Japanese rival Sharp for $ 2.5 billion. This proposal is very beneficial for Sharp, because the amount that the Taiwanese firm offered for the transaction twice exceeds the market value of the company. At […]Next
Lauffer Group will invest 14 million UAH in the expansion and reconstruction program of its own trading network. Lauffer Group continues to implement a program of expansion and renovation of its own sales network in Odessa, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrivsk regions, according to ProAgro. In 2015, Lauffer Group invested about 4.25 million UAH in the opening […]Next
This issue is devoted to the achievements and successes of cooperation of both countries. Diplomats and businesspersons of German companies in Ukraine tell readers about their way to the country’s market, share their achievements, as well as experience in introducing innovations in companies and plans for the future. Ernst Reichel, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary […]Next
The Solomensky District Court of Kiev had arrested the “Fozzy-Food” accounts (Vishneve, Kyiv region) due to the underreporting by the officials of the value added tax. This is stated in the definition of the Court of 18 May, says the Ukrainian News. The Solomenskiy District Court of Kyiv has received a request for the seizure […]Next
Mail.ru stops to deliver a traffic in points of a traffic exchange in Ukraine. “Liga.net” published this information on its web-site. Mikhail Polovinka, UA-IX director on Ukrainian point of exchange of a traffic reported that Mail.ru had sent them the notification according to which the group of companies stopped delivery of a traffic to Ukraine […]Next