Covid-19: Economic opportunities and challenges | Opinion

The economic impact on India needs to be assessed by what some Harvard economists call the “shape of the shock” and it’s “structural legacy”. These will depend on the nature and extent of the disease burden, resources deployed/diverted for treatment/care/ vaccine, the trajectory of the pandemic, the collateral damage to sectors, state of the pre-crisis […]

Ha Noi’s economic growth might fall to 5.35% this year due to COVID-19

About 6,350 companies were established in the city in this year’s first quarter with total registered capital of VND103 trillion ($4.4 billion), 1 per cent higher in term of quantity and 98 per cent higher in term of capital value compared with last year’s first quarter.

Hà Nội’s economic growth might fall to 5.35% this year due to COVID-19

About 6,350 companies were established in the city in this year’s first quarter with total registered capital of VNĐ103 trillion ($4.4 billion), 1 per cent higher in term of quantity and 98 per cent higher in term of capital value compared with last year’s first quarter.

Rajan urges government to invite experts to deal with economic impact of COVID-19

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has suggested to the government to call people with proven expertise and capabilities, including from opposition parties, to deal with perhaps the greatest emergency being faced by the country since Independence following the coronavirus outbreak. He also cautioned that driving everything from the Prime Minister’s Office, with the same overworked […]

Aid for developing nations at a time of pandemic

However, the IMF MD does emphasise the role of the global lender as it steps up support to poorer countries facing the crisis with the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, massively increases emergency financing to such countries and other facilities to ensure that the nations most in need are able to secure financial support.

The post-Covid economic order

But this does not mean a return to the old ways of conducting economic transactions, for the other most significant change will be the enhanced role of technology. To be sure, technology advances were driving economic integration in unprecedented ways already. This is what made work-from-home possible. But expect an ever greater reliance now on […]

The economics of energy generation are changing; more metrics favor solar, wind

This comparison, found in what’s called the Levelized Avoided Cost of Energy, or LACE, can help economists and analysts make decisions if, say, a resource like solar can only operate during the day or a resource like wind sees fluctuations based on the seasons. A solar installation’s usefulness is subject to the availability of sunlight […]

Burr Ridge Mayor Updates Residents On Coronavirus Medical Hotline, Economic Recovery Plan

I am pleased to inform you that Dr. Muhammad Hamadeh of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) Midwest Chapter has assembled a group of physicians (many who live in Burr Ridge) who are ready to volunteer their medical services. A complimentary hotline (630-474-4724) to this group has been established and is open 24 hours per […]

Hanoi devises three scenarios to cushion impacts of COVID-19

At the meeting, Director of the municipal Planning and Investment Department Nguyen Manh Quyen said the city maintained positive economic growth in the first quarter of 3.72 percent in gross regional domestic product (GRDP). The rate in the same period last year was 6.95 percent.Hanoi is now home to 6,102 FDI projects with total registered capital […]

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Thu said: “An Giang Province will effectively apply investment support policies … to attract investment … and encourage enterprises to invest in rural infrastructure in build – operate – transfer form. This will help develop a convenient transport network connecting roads in hamlets and communes with national highways and provincial roads, creating favourable conditions for […]