Nepal | July 20, 2019

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  • Low capex spending and widening trade deficit

    The end of fiscal year 2016/17 yet again highlighted the government’s inability to execute the budget plan; and the problem of low government spending, burgeoning trade deficit and import growth cor...

  • RBI to wait until April to cut rates again

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will wait a month to cut interest rates again, according to economists in a Reuters poll who mostly said New Delhi’s latest fiscal deficit target looked optimistic...

  • Investors on alert as Portugal starts budget battle

    LISBON: Portugal’s minority government is bracing for a tough battle over its planned austerity reforms after a parliamentary vote this week failed to gather support...

  • Investors on alert as Portugal starts budget battle

    LISBON: Portugal’s minority government is bracing for a tough battle over its planned austerity reforms after a parliamentary vote this week failed to gather support...

  • China’s trade surplus to triple to $100b

    Beijing, October 7: China predicts its trade surplus could triple to $100 billion this year, leading to new disputes with trading partners and added pressure...

  • China sets robust growth target to shore up cooling economy

    China's government announced a robust annual economic growth target and a 7.5 percent rise in military spending Tuesday at a legislative session overshadowed by a tariff war with Washington....

  • China keeps growth target at 6.5 percent, stays focused on financial risks

    China aims to expand its economy by around 6.5 percent this year, the same as in 2017, while pressing ahead with its campaign to reduce risks in the financial system, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday....

  • China keeps growth target at 6.5 pct, stays focused on financial

    China aims to expand its economy by around 6.5 percent this year, the same as in 2017, while pressing ahead with its campaign to reduce risks in the financial system, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday....

  • Rs 235bn remains idle due to slow expenditure

    The slow pace of government expenditure relative to resource mobilisation in the first nine months of fiscal 2016-17 has resulted in nearly Rs 235 billion remaining idle in the state coffers....

  • Nepal’s growth rebounds to 7.5 per cent, says World Bank

    Nepal’s growth has rebounded strongly and has reached 7.5 per cent (market prices) in this fiscal, says the World Bank in its recent publication Nepal Development Update....

  • PM Koirala’s inaugural speech, Foreign Minister’s welcome speech, FinMin’s theme address at donors’ conference

    "There is no ‘one-size’ that fits all situations. National ownership of reconstruction and development agendas, policies, and strategies with a clear set of national priorities will ensure optimal...

  • Euro hits six-month dollar low

    LONDON: The European single currency plunged to a six-month dollar low on Wednesday as most traders favoured the safe-haven greenback in the face of renewed...

  • Castro says Cuba to cut spending

    HAVANA: Raul Castro announced Saturday that Cuba will cut spending on education and health care, potentially weakening the building blocks of its communist system in...

  • BIZ BRIEFS

    B’desh to sack workers DHAKA: Bangladesh’s military-backed government said on Wednesday it will sack some 14,000 workers in state-run jute mills as part of a...

  • BIZ BRIEFS

    EU rates ‘appropriate’ BEIJING: European Central Bank (ECB) president Jean-Claude Trichet said that European interest rates are currently ‘appropriate’ and that any move, eit...

  • BIZ BRIEFS

    China’s economy expands SHANGHAI: China’s economy expanded at an annual rate of 9.8 per cent in the first quarter of this year, the government said...