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World 28 Oct 2020 | 12:42 AM

Lao gov't expects 3.3-pct economic growth this year despite COVID-19

VIENTIANE, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Lao government predicted that the country's economy will grow by 3.3 percent in 2020 despite fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

World 23 Oct 2020 | 12:26 AM

Lower oil demand likely to persist beyond 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic: World Bank

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- While metal and agricultural commodities have recouped their losses from the COVID-19 pandemic and are expected to make modest gains in 2021, energy prices, despite some recovery, are expected to stabilize below pre-pandemic levels next year, the World Bank said Thursday.

World 22 Oct 2020 | 3:34 AM

Roundup: IMF revises down 2020 Asian economy forecast to 2.2-pct contraction

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday revised down its 2020 forecast for the Asian economy to a contraction of 2.2 percent, calling it "the worst outcome for this region in living memory."

World 13 Oct 2020 | 4:45 AM

Roundup: 128th edition of Canton Fair welcomed by Italian companies

ROME, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Italian and Chinese trade representatives on Monday presented the 128th edition of the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, to Italian companies.

World 09 Oct 2020 | 12:58 AM

1st LD Writethru: U.S. think tank PIIE forecasts global growth to contract 4.4 pct this year

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Global output is expected to shrink by 4.4 percent in 2020 due to the mounting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)'s semiannual global economics prospects report released Thursday.

World 09 Oct 2020 | 12:40 AM

Urgent: U.S. think tank PIIE forecasts global growth to contract 4.4 pct this year

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Global output is expected to shrink by 4.4 percent in 2020 due to the mounting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)'s semiannual global economics prospects outlook released Thursday.

World 07 Oct 2020 | 1:21 AM

U.S. trade deficit in August widens to 14-year high

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The overall U.S. trade deficit in August widened to the highest level in 14 years as imports rose faster than exports, the U.S. Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

World 23 Sep 2020 | 2:02 AM

Asian companies lead global race for battery technology: study

BERLIN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Nine of the top ten applicants for patents in batteries and other electricity storage technologies in the period from 2000 to 2018 were Asian companies, according to a study published by the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich and the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Tuesday.

World 22 Sep 2020 | 4:22 AM

Chinese economy makes relatively swift recovery: ECB article

FRANKFURT, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese economy made a relatively swift recovery after bottoming out in the first quarter of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an article published by the European Central Bank (ECB) on Monday.