Egypt is losing about $ 14 million a day due to the blockade of the Suez Canal by the giant container ship Ever Given. The head of the Suez Canal Osama Rabi in an interview with eXtra News stated this.
It is difficult to calculate the exact amount of losses, as the fees that Egypt charges for the passage of the canal vary depending on the size of the vessel and cargo, said Rabi.
He also said that because of the use of dredgers managed to extract 27 thousand cubic meters of sand at a depth of 18 meters. Dredging works are underway, said Rabi.
Also, the head of the department said that the day before 12 tugs tried to pull the container ship: some tugs were pulling the ship from the bow, some were pushing the stern. Two more tugs came to their aid.
At the same time, every day during which the most important transport artery remains blocked costs the world economy nine billion dollars, experts estimate. This is a significant loss, given its condition during a coronavirus pandemic.
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 […]
The price of May futures for Brent oil on Thursday, March 18, on the London Stock Exchange ICE, fell below $ 62 per barrel, according to trading data. Thus, the price of May futures for Brent oil on the London Stock Exchange ICE lowered by 9% and fell below $ 62 per barrel to $ […]Next
Facebook in Australia will block the ability to view and share the news. The head of the Australian branch of the company William Easton stated this on Thursday, February 18. This decision is a response to the bill of the Australian government, which will force Google and Facebook to pay the media for the original […]Next
At the Tesla Battery Day event, its founder Elon Musk announced the plans to build a budget electric car for $ 25,000 using a much cheaper battery. If the plans will be realized, the new car will be the most budgetable in the Tesla line. Nowadays the company’s cheapest model – sedan Model 3 – […]Next
AstraZeneca has cut its forecast for COVID vaccine shipments to the European Union in the first quarter of 2021 to 30 million doses, a third of its contractual obligations, as well as a quarter reduction from last month’s obligations. The agency writes that the deficit will be the next blow to the EU’s vaccination plans, […]Next
According to the owner of a startup, the unit will help to put on the feet people, suffering from incurable diseases. Musk founded the startup Neuralink in 2016, the aim is to create a device that provides a direct link between the computer and the human brain. The device, which connects directly to the computer […]Next
Ukraine received a $ 350 million loan from the World Bank. “The funds came to Ukraine,” the agency said. The loan was obtained for the systemic project First Loan for Development Policy in the Field of Economic Recovery. The money should be used for economic development during the pandemic, social support for vulnerable groups and […]Next
Last working week, the National Bank, as in the previous five weeks, did not buy or sell currency on the interbank market. This is evidenced by NBU data. In total, since the beginning of the year, the regulator has bought $ 290.5 million on the interbank market and sold $ 70 million. In 2020, the […]Next
Turkish government for the first time resolved to apply penalties to the social network Twitter. Recently, Turkey turned to Twitter with a formal request to delete from the site all the information with an extremist nature, the information that supports terrorism. Twitter declined the request of the Turkish government and didn’t delete the corresponding positions […]Next
Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has fined the Russian company “Gazprom” for 85 billion UAH for abuse of monopoly power. This information was announced by the head of department Yuriy Terentyev on his Facebook. He emphasized that the “Gazprom” is a monopolist in the market of transit of natural gas through main pipelines on the territory […]Next
The ABH Ukraine, Cyprus company said it would buy a 50% stake in the “Alfa Insurance” insurance company. Recently, the Antimonopoly Committee has permitted ABH Ukraine (Cyprus) to buy a 50% stake in the “Alfa Insurance” insurance company, according to the Antimonopoly Committee report. “It was given a resolution to the ABH Ukraine Limited company […]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
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is considering how to reduce the amount of political content in the social media news feed. “People don’t want politics and the struggle to dominate while using the social network,” Zuckerberg said. According to him, the company will forever stop the recommendations of groups dealing with political issues. Earlier, […]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
Traditionally, it is considered that the shares of pharmaceutical and biotech corporations are effectively protected from the global financial crises. The asset growth inevitably accompanies any, even insignificant, success of drug manufacturers. And the pandemic period has caused an unprecedented wave of investments in the pharmaceutical business. Due to Dmytro Shymkiv’s explanation, the head of […]Next
Ferrari and Lamborghini announced the termination of official deliveries of its supercars on the territory of Ukraine in 2016 due to the unstable situation in the local market. This was announced by Victor Postelnikov the “Vipos” CEO who sell these models. “Because of the situation in the country, our market is not ready today to […]Next
Nvidia company as a part of its online conference on the graphics processor technology announced its plans to create the fastest supercomputer in the UK, called “Cambridge-1″. Shares of Nvidia rose to 4.44% until the closing of the trading on Monday. Such organizations as: the biggest medical company in the UK GlaxoSmithKline, the British-Swedish pharmaceutical […]Next