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Precarious reliance on remittances

Precarious reliance on remittances

Does the last Wednesday speech of the US President Donald Trump in which he declared that the USA is 100% self-sufficient in meeting its energy needs raise alarms for the overseas workers working in the Gulf? Majority of the overseas …

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Lopsided reporting on US-Iran conflict

Lopsided reporting on US-Iran conflict

Without mincing words, it may be said that Pakistani readers/viewers get no clue of the current United States–Iran conflict. To be precise they are lost by reading reports released by international media houses. The reason in most obvious, these media …

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Trade War Takes its Toll on Chinese Commerce

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Gloomy export numbers from China suggest that the world’s biggest trading nation has been hit by the global economic slowdown as well as the China-U.S. trade war. While annual Chinese exports rose by almost ten percent and imports increased by 16 percent …

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The Biggest Markets for U.S. Farm Products

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U.S. farmers are struggling to replace Chinese buyers of their products. As part of the trade war between the U.S. and China, the country announced in August that it would cease buying American farm products. In 2018, China had been the fourth-largest …

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Who Has Reacted to U.S. Tariffs?

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An estimated $630 billion worth of traded goods is caught in the crossfire of President Trump’s trade war. While the U.S. has enacted tariffs on $524 billion of goods, the countries and economic zones at the other end of the …

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