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Coffee prices rise up to 50 per cent globally

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The cost of a cuppa is set to surge, with coffee and tea prices spiralling on global markets.
Wholesale coffee prices are up by more than 20 per cent since January after crops were hit by extreme weather in key producing countries, including Vietnam an…

China’s Export Dominance: What to Know

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China’s car shipments to foreign markets have quintupled in the past four years. Its solar panels dominate global markets. Even exports in labor-intensive industries like furniture making, which China was once expected to lose to lower-wage countries, …

Growing demand for minerals sparks Indigenous outcry over “business as usual” mining practices

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FILE – SQM Lithium company operates near Peine, Chile, April 18, 2023. A statement from Indigenous representatives on Thursday, April 18, 2024, called on companies and governments to bring Indigenous peoples into the decision-making process for p…

Iran vs Israel: As red lines are crossed, lessons to be learnt

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A flashing red line has been crossed, and a spiral of escalation seems imminent. Iran’s first ever missile and drone attack on Israel might have had catastrophic consequences for the tiny sliver of territory that is Israel.…
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Outlook for global economy is brighter, though still modest by historical standards: IMF

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Open this photo in gallery: IMF Chief Economist Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas and IMF Research Department Deputy Director Petya Koeva Brooks hold a news briefing at IMF headquarters, in Washington, on April 16.MANDEL…
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2023 was a record year for wind installations as world ramps up clean energy, report says

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FILE – Wind turbines operate at an energy plant near Stetten, north of Kaiserslautern, Germany, as the sun rises on, March 19, 2024. According to a new report published Tuesday, April 16, 2024, last year, marked the best year for new wind project…

IMF: Outlook for world economy is brighter, though still modest by historical standards

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its outlook for the global economy this year, saying the world appears headed for a “soft landing” — reining in inflation without much economic pain and producing steady if modest growth.&#…

Here’s how the Israel-Iran conflict affects the oil market

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Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel over the weekend has ratcheted up tensions in the oil-rich Middle East yet again, threatening to send fuel prices skyward if the conflict escalates and disrupts global supplies.…
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German chancellor urges Chinese industry bosses to play fair in EU market

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The chancellor of Germany has urged industry bosses in China to play fair by not overproducing cheap goods or infringing copyright rules.
Speaking on a three-day visit to China where he is travelling with leading business representatives and three gove…

Pakistan at a venture crossroads ( Part II )

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People work at their stations at the National Incubation Centre (NIC), a start-up incubator, in Lahore. — AFP/File
Pakistan’s startup and venture landscape is very much in its infancy. Only in the last decade have networks of formal early-stage investo…