Monday, January 20, 2014
Pakistan last year announced measures to boost the hybrid car market, hoping they might help wean the country off its costly addiction to imported fuels, but seven months on the plan looks to have stalled.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Major carmakers and parts suppliers showed up in Tehran on Saturday to assess the Iranian market's “considerable potential,” just one week after Iran's historic nuclear agreement with world powers.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, and you might spot an unusual banner: A flag placed by six climbers emblazoned with the logo of Dubai's bid to host a World's fair in 2020.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The Palestinian economy could expand by over a third if Israel were to lift its restrictions on about 60 percent of the West Bank that it controls, the World Bank said in a report published Tuesday.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
The Turkish lira fell further against the dollar on Wednesday, despite assurances by the central bank and amid tension over Syria.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Iraq's oil ministry, struggling with sputtering output, has blamed Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell over US$4.6 billion in lost revenue due to production delays, in a letter seen by AFP Monday.
Argentina will continue repaying its debt on the same terms, the country's economy minister said Sunday after Buenos Aires lost an appeal in a U.S. court in its case against unhappy creditors.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Egypt's smaller companies have struggled since the political uprising, but in a few corners of the economy, businesses are doing just fine.
Monday, July 15, 2013
The appointment of Jacob Frenkel as Israel's next central bank governor has come under a cloud over his failure to disclose a past allegation of shoplifting, local media said Sunday.
Monday, July 8, 2013
Iran's central bank on Saturday drastically devalued the national currency's fixed subsidized rate against the dollar, as the Islamic republic struggles to shore up its faltering economy.