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By in Economy on January 4, 2017
ECONOMY • Outlook
Japanese automakers tout US-based jobs at all-time high as Trump ramps up trade war
May 21, 2019
Japanese automakers say they generated more than 1.6 million jobs in the U.S. at manufacturing plants, dealerships and suppliers. Of those jobs, more than 94,000 people are directly employed by the companies.
Trade disputes are damaging growth and must be tackled 'at a multilateral level,' OECD says
May 21, 2019
Global trade tensions that are hitting growth and investment need to be dealt with at a multilateral level, the OECD's chief economist told CNBC Tuesday.
Google will work with Huawei for 90 days after US eases trade restrictions
May 21, 2019
Alphabet Inc's Google said Tuesday that keeping phones up to date and secure was in "everyone's best interests," shortly after the U.S. temporarily eased some trade restrictions on China's Huawei.
Economic Prospects
Economic Perspectives
The latest European growth-rate estimates
May 20, 2019
The quarterly growth rate of the euro area in Q1 2018 was 0.4% (1.5% annualized), considerably higher than the low growth rates of the previous two quarters. This blog reviews the reaction to the release of these numbers and the discussion they have triggered about the euro area’s economic challenges.
Economic Climate
ifo Institute: Economic Experts Fear Tariff War Will Shrink World Trade
May 10, 2019
International economic experts fear that the tariff war between the US, China, and Europe will lead to a decline in world trade. This is the result of the World Economic Survey conducted by the ifo Institute among 1,130 economists worldwide. When asked to name the most significant consequence of the higher tariffs, the predominant answer was “less trade.”
Economic Outlook
World Economic Outlook Report