The AstraZeneca COVID vaccine is not perfect, but it will save thousands of lives. The company’s CEO Pascal Sorio said this.
According to him, AstraZeneca will become the largest producer of COVID-vaccine in the world, reaching the production of 200 million doses by April.
“Is the vaccine perfect? No. However, it is great. Who else will make 100 million doses in February? We can save thousands of lives, and that’s why we come to work every day,” Sorio said.
He added that their vaccine would significantly affect the situation in the world.
During trading on Monday, October 11, the price of a barrel of Brent oil rose by 2% to $ 84.01. She reached this mark for the first time since October 2018. US WTI oil rose by $ 1.62 to $ 81.3 – the highest price since 2014, according to Reuters. It is noted that Brent […]
The agreement on a single corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent was signed by 136 states, which account for more than 90 percent of world GDP. The agreement is aimed at combating tax evasion by international corporations. The initiative was also signed by countries that were initially opposed to tax reform, such as […]
The savings of Ukrainian citizens outside the banking system are estimated at $ 30-35 billion. This estimate was given by the chairman of the National Bank Kyrylo Shevchenko during the Kyiv Economic Forum. There are different estimates of the “gray” economy. We in the National Bank believe that this is up to 30% of GDP. […]
During the week, the National Bank of Ukraine bought $ 228 million on the interbank foreign exchange market. At the same time, the central bank did not sell currency on the interbank market. So the NBU continued to buy currency on the interbank market, the bank increased it compared to last week ($ 15 million) […]
The new Tesla factory in Berlin may release the first electric cars next month. CEO Elon Musk stated this. Speaking at the plant, Musk said he hoped to get the green light to begin production in the coming weeks. The last consultation on public concern about the plant ends on October 14, after which the […]
In China, two more developers are unable to repay their debts: Fantasia Holdings has been unable to repay bonds worth $ 205.7 million, and Sinic Holdings is uncertain about the repayment of $ 246 million in bonds, the BBC reports. The day before, trading in Evergrande shares was suspended on the eve of “an announcement […]
Telegram Messenger registered more than 70 million new users against the background of a large-scale failure of the social network Facebook and its services. The founder of the messenger Pavlo Durov announced this in his Telegram-channel. “Telegram’s daily growth rate is an order of magnitude higher than normal, and in one day we have received […]
Ukreximbank’s Chairman of the Board Yevhen Metzger has written a statement resigning during the investigation into the attack on journalists. “The situation around the bank is unacceptable. My overly emotional reaction and unrestrained behavior towards journalists are not justified. I am fully aware of my responsibility,” the statement said. To remove partially the damage to […]
Yesterday it took place a press conference with the top management of the group companies WOG, where it were voiced the plans of the largest oil trader and retailer of coffee for 2017. Also, the results of the past year were reviewed. CEO of Business Serhiy Koretskyi, together with the director of retail sales Kudin […]Next
The European Union has launched an antitrust investigation against Google to determine whether the company has violated EU rules by giving priority to advertising its services to the detriment of competitors. The Financial Times reports. According to the European Commission, the investigation will find out whether Google undermines competition rules by restricting third party access […]Next
JP Morgan Chase will pay $ 307 million as a fine to regulatory authorities. The reason of such decision of the regulators is that the bank did not disclose the information about conflicts of interests to investors in the implementation of its own advertising investment products to clients. Based on the date of the Securities […]Next
Since the beginning of February, the market value of the American electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. decreased by 34%. So, before the stock quote Tesla Inc. decreased following the fifth trading session in a row, losing a total of 21% during this period. The price of Tesla securities peaked on January 26, when the capitalization […]Next
PIMCO and other investors appealed to the court with the case against Citigroup, due to the fact that the bank is not able to control the mortgage loans, resulting in $2.3 billion of losses. Citigroup will respond in a New York´s state court in Manhattan for actions that not justified the confidence of investors. Now […]Next
The resumption of the number of tourists in New York is possible after the vaccination process begins in 2021, said the head of the New York Department of Tourism Fred Dixon. This was reported by CNN with reference to the forecast of the New York Department of Tourism. “Given the uncertainty of the prospects for […]Next
Automaker Nissan has introduced a new car Nissan Z. The sports car is equipped with a 3-liter twin V6 turbo engine, 400 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. Nissan Z can accelerate to 96 km / h in 4.3 seconds. The sports car is equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission. A 9-speed automatic transmission will […]Next
Sources say that the air carrier is considering the Ukraine as an addition to its major markets. The largest European low-cost airlines Ryanair sizes up the Ukrainian market of air transportation, in particular, the discussions with Lviv are underway. This was announced in an interview to the forbes.net.ua by the Commercial Director of the airlines, […]Next
American electric car maker Tesla Inc ended the first quarter of this year with record profits, but the company’s revenue was slightly worse than market forecasts. This is stated in a press release from Tesla. Thus, the company’s net income in January-March was $ 438 million, or $ 0.39 per share, compared to $ 16 […]Next
The famous Italian fashion house Prada has decided to make adjustments of the management of its business because of the fact that the company’s sales began to fall. General Director of Prada Patrizio Bertelli is going to re-equip production and hold a business restructuring. At the end of 2013 the company’s revenues declined, while management […]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
Facebook reported that the data of 530 million users of the social network were made public after receiving data from the platform through the function of importing contacts, and not as a result of a hacker attack. This is stated in the Facebook report on the incident. It is noted that the attackers stole data […]Next
In January-September 2016, the Ukrainian exchange has received a loss in the amount of 1,365 million hryvnias against a profit in comparison with the same period of 2015 (0,963 million hryvnias).The exchange provided such information in its financial statement. The exchange assets have reduced by 3,89 million hryvnias to 38,863 million hryvnias for 9 months due […]Next
BUSINESS TALKS, START-UP ALLEY AT #SUBF19 MAY 23 2019, KYIV TIME: 14:30-16:30 VENUE: PARKOVY CONGRESS AND EXHIBITION CENTER, KYIV, PARKOVA DOROGA 16A MODERATOR: BOHDAN SENCHUK, President of Swedish Business Association in Ukraine TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION: 1. ITC business partnership between Sweden and Ukraine; 2. Business climate in Ukraine: pros and cons to start, develop and […]Next
Large manufacturers of kitchen appliances announced about the cancellation of the contract, according to which Electrolux was going to buy a part of General Electric. US regulators filed a claim to court in the summer of 2015 with the requirement to cancel the transaction between the companies (the amount of which was $ 3.3 billion), […]Next
This year the company Nestle has established a venture fund package for $ 260 million, but it is just a part of a wider initiative of $ 2.1 billion for abandonment of primary plastic. Two years ago, Nestle that will make all its packaging suitable for recycling or re-use and intends to reduce the use […]Next