France, Germany test water on US green subsidies

In this file photo dated to Feb 7, 2022, German Economy and Climate Minister Robert Habeck gestures as he speaks during a joint news conference with French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire (not seen) at the Bercy Ministry in Paris, France. Germany's Economy Minister Robert Habeck and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire […]

PM: Russian economy effectively withstands Western pressure

People stroll on Red Square in downtown Moscow on June 20, 2022. (NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP) MOSCOW — Western countries attempted to destroy the Russian economy but they underestimated its resilience, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Tuesday. "The measures implemented by the government on the instructions of the president to ensure economic development […]

Shenzhen Global Marine Forum to Focus on Ocean Leadership, Sustainability

SHENZHEN, November 28, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – The Shenzhen Global Marine Economy Forum 2022, the executive strategy session of the high-powered China Marine Economy Expo, opened Thursday with the aim of further developing China’s booming “Blue Economy” and boosting global exchange and cooperation. This year’s marine forum, titled “Leadership for the Sustainable Expansion of the Marine Economy,” will bring together […]

Digital Nigeria 2022: NITDA Director General tasks Tech Innovators with Problem Solving

ABUJA, NG, Oct 31, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, CCIE has challenged Nigerian tech innovators and entrepreneurs to identify problems bedeviling the nation with the view to proffering solutions because the government has provided a level playing field for them to achieve […]

FG Stops Importation of Digital Technology Products, Services, as Nigeria Intends to be Global Talent Supplier: Day#1, Digital Nigeria 2022

ABUJA, NG, Oct 27, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – As stakeholders in the Digital Economy sector from both within and outside Nigeria gathered in Abuja to brainstorm on the path to a sustainable digital economy in the country, the Federal Government (FG) declared that it would no longer accept importation of any digital […]

IMF chief warns of risk of geopolitical fragmentation

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks during the 2022 annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, Oct 14, 2022, in Washington. (MANUEL BALCE CENETA / AP) WASHINGTON – There is a risk of geopolitical fragmentation, as geopolitics turn into geo-economics with negative impacts, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) […]

NITDA to host Blockchain Day at Digital Nigeria 2022

LAGOS, NG, Oct 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, in partnership with Domineum Blockchain Solutions, a leading Distributed Ledger Technology Company in Africa, is set to host a one-day National digital economy awareness event: BLOCKCHAIN DAY will […]

Kashifu Inuwa: Putting NITDA on the Cusp of a Revolution

LAGOS, NIGERIA, Sep 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Nothing offers a more reliable picture of a country’s economic performance better than a periodic assessment of sectoral contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It’s no less so in Nigeria where a report by the National Bureau of Statistics indicates that Nigeria’s Information and […]

German economy sees signs of recession

Rising energy prices and expenses have driven Germany's economy to the brink of recession, and the engine of Europe losing its economic momentum means more uncertainties for the continent's economy. With energy prices through the roof, inflation in Germany could exceed 10 percent this year with the economy heading into recession, said the country's central […]

Enhancing data governance through the 3rd DEWG meeting

JAKARTA, Aug 9, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The implementation of equitable and inclusive Data Free Flow with Trust (DFFT) and Cross-Border Data Flow (CBDF) had become crucial issues nowadays as data traffic between countries kept increasing. Hence, as chairman of the 2022 G20 presidency, Indonesia proposed four principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency, […]

Argentina economy minister quits as crisis builds

Argentina’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman speaks during the annual meeting of the Argentina Business Association in Buenos Aires on June 7, 2022. (JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) BUENOS AIRES – Argentina's economy minister Martin Guzman, the architect of a recent major debt deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), resigned on Saturday as deep splits emerged […]