In the second quarter of 2020, Japan’s economy shrank by 7.8% over the previous three months. Such preliminary official data was published by Trading Economics.
It is noted that the fall of GDP was recorded for the third consecutive quarter and became a record, due to the negative impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
At the same time, analysts, forecast in average, a 7.6% drop in GDP in the second quarter.
In annual terms, the Japanese economy in April – June fell by 27.8% with a forecast of a decline of 27.2%. In the first quarter, GDP fell by 2.2%.
Consumer spending in April – June fell by 8.2% in quarterly terms, compared with a decrease of 0.8% in the first quarter. Government spending decreased by 0.3% (previously unchanged).
Exports fell by 18.5% – the fall was the highest since the first quarter of 2009. Imports fell by 0.5%, falling for the third consecutive quarter.
The American oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil had one of the worst years in its history. Exxon shares have fallen by 45.36% since the beginning of 2020. The company has lost money for three quarters in a row, and in August they were excluded from the benchmark index of “blue chips” Dow Jones Industrial […]
Latvian airline AirBaltic will resume flights to Ukraine on December 1 and will start a new flight Vilnius-Kiev to Boryspil airport. The schedule includes departures twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays on Airbus A220-300. Flights from Vilnius will depart at 09:00, from Kiev – at 11:15. “Vilnius Airport can be used for transit to […]
Last week, from November 16 to 22, more than 4 million people in the world became infected with the new type of coronavirus, which is a record number since the beginning of the pandemic. This was announced on Tuesday, November 24, the press service of the World Health Organization. According to the WHO, in these […]
If coronavirus vaccines become widely available and help restore international trade and economic growth, the dollar is likely to fall by 20% in 2021. Bloomberg reports that this forecast was made by Citigroup Bank. If the forecast comes true, it will be a record drop since 1985, when the DXY index fell by 18.5% over […]
During the first weekend of weekend quarantine, catering establishments lost 27% of turnover. This is as of Monday, November 16, according to the platform Opendatabot, citing data from Poster, a restaurant automation company. It is noted that during the week the turnover of cafes and restaurants fell by 10% compared to the previous week. In […]
Reuters reported, In Switzerland, the procedure of accelerated testing of Moderna vaccine has started. This will allow to approve the drug if it passes all clinical trials. “Swissmedic can get an initial idea of the benefits and risks of vaccine candidates before the study is completed. This speeds up the review process and at the […]
The World Health Organization expects that by the spring of 2021, the situation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic could change significantly. The main hope is the invention of vaccine against the disease. This was stated by Adviser to the Director-General of the WHO Bruce Aylward. He noted that by March the situation could […]
Shares of General Motors, down by 3.7% since the beginning of the year, rose by 3.9% in trading after the company announced the results of the 3rd quarter, which ended on September 30. General Motors reported earnings per share increase of 65% to $ 2.83, which was higher than analysts expected $ 1.38. The amount […]
Lauffer Group plans to increase investment in its bakeries in Kharkiv to 10 million UAH, – writes the press service of the company. According to the head of the business Lauffer Group in Kharkov, Bogdan Alexandrov, in 2015 the company invested in Kharkiv bakeries 4 million UAH. “Re-equipment of the production was carried out in […]Next
Last week, on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Andre Esteves, the founder of the Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual, was taken into custody in the framework of an extensive investigation of bribery. It is known that large Brazilian construction firms are involved into the scandal and another defendant is a state oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA. […]Next
In the second quarter, the Australian economy fell by 7% to the first quarter amid a coronavirus pandemic. In the previous quarter, the decline was 0.3%. Thus, Australia has entered a recession for the first time in 30 years. The quarterly decline in GDP has been the highest since the beginning of observations in 1959. […]Next
Bitcoin continues to rise after falling in September. The Independent reports. This week, Bitcoin returned to above $ 50,000. Also, other cryptocurrencies – Ethereum, Binance Coin and dogecoin – have grown by about 15-30%. Now the total cryptocurrency market is estimated at almost 2.2 trillion dollars – 15% more than in early October. “After a […]Next
Ukrainian state bank claims Sberbank of Russia in violation of intellectual property rights. State Savings Bank of Ukraine has filed a lawsuit against Sberbank of Russia for copyright infringement.Oschadbank insists on the illegality renaming of Ukrainian “daughter” of the Sberbank of Russia in Sberbank and alleges a violation of their intellectual property rights. The suit […]Next
US President Donald Trump has expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that under the terms of the agreement between ByteDance and Oracle, the Chinese company will retain a majority stake in the TikTok service, and Oracle will have a minority stake. This Trump said during the press briefing at the White House. Responding to the question […]Next
Harley-Davidson Inc., the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the United States, has announced its plans to cut about 700 jobs worldwide as part of a global business reorganization caused by the economic crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the company press release, the restructuring plan expected to reduce its global staff by about 13% […]Next
Net profit of the American company Intel, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of computer components, in the first nine months of 2020, which ended on September 26, rose from 6.3% to $ 15.042 billion, according to the company press release. Adjusted earnings per share for the reporting period were $ 3.52 against $ 3.14 […]Next
During the first six months of 2021, the Ministry of Finance attracted UAH 257.8 billion in loans or 76.6% of the plan from the state budget. This was reported on the website of the department on Friday, July 2. UAH 211.4 billion was attracted to the budget from the placement of IGLBs, including UAH 59.7 […]Next
Customers of the Colonial Pipeline pipeline network, which was restarted after the cyber attack, are having trouble. In particular, they may not reserve fuel supplies, update applications or perform other online access activities. This was announced on Tuesday, May 18, citing anonymous sources among shippers, Bloomberg reports. The company itself said in a comment to […]Next
“Petrikov milk” dairy complex got the status of a pedigree farm on breeding Holstein cattle in the area of ??dairy cattle breeding, said the press service of the UkrAgroCom and Hermes-Trading, which owns the complex. This status is assigned to the order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on December 30, […]Next
1000 business and political leaders from around the world and 30 speakers will gather over three days. Hosted in-person in Kyiv from 20-22 October 2021, they will discuss and create commercial and partnership opportunities to deliver a secure energy future. The event showcases Ukraine’s natural gas opportunities and attractive investment climate as well as the […]Next
A Business, as well as any other sphere of professional activity, demands from the person a certain complex of knowledge, abilities and tendencies. In any case, if you actually plan to achieve stable success as the entrepreneur, the corresponding education will become some kind of catalyst in the course of achievement of this purpose. The […]Next
A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you well (did they ever?). Here are 10 things to leave behind to foster a stronger, happier, more successful you in 2017. (Entrepreneur) 1. Procrastinating on your goals […]Next
Entertainment Studios Networks owner Byron Allen has filed a $ 10 billion lawsuit against McDonald’s. According to The Wall Street Journal, the case concerns discrimination in advertising. According to the lawsuit, McDonald’s violated federal and state civil rights law by demonstrating “racial hatred and racial stereotypes” in the distribution of advertising media. According to the […]Next
Airbus has published detailed information of three conceptual of the passenger`s plane called ZEROe with hydrogen fuel, stating that it can be put into operation by 2035. The three aircraft differ in size and design, one will have a range of more than 2,000 nautical miles and the ability to carry from 120 to 200 […]Next