Exports of canned, semi-preserved and prepared fish and shellfish experienced an increase of 3.85% in volume and 7.41% in value during the first five months of this year compared to the same period of the previous year. Between January and May, Spain exported 86,732 tons valued at more than Euros 406 million, according to the canning association ANFACO-CECOPESCA.Add your comment!
The worst drought in living memory is sweeping parts of eastern Australia, leaving farmers struggling to cope and asking questions about their future. Record-low rainfall in some regions and successive seasons of above-average temperatures have blighted vast tracts of Australia's grazing and crop land.Add your comment!
Brazil's leftist Workers' Party nominated its charismatic founder Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for the upcoming presidential contest on Saturday despite him being imprisoned for corruption. In a message from Lula read to the party convention in Sao Paulo, he said, Brazil needs to restore its democracy. Although serving a 12-year sentence for corruption, Lula, 72, remains by far the frontrunner in opinion polls.
Venezuelan officials say that President Nicolás Maduro has escaped an assassination attempt unharmed. Maduro was giving a live televised speech in the capital city of Caracas on Saturday when, a government spokesman said, explosive-carrying drones went off near the president.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said people who dish out anti-Semitic poison need to understand: you do not do it in my name. In an article for The Guardian he said anti-Semitism was a real problem that Labour was working to overcome. But he did not give in to demands to adopt all the examples of anti-Semitism cited by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).
Argentina’s industrial output plunged 8.1% in June compared with the same month last year, government statistics agency Indec said, the sharpest monthly drop since the country was in the grips of an economic meltdown in 2002.
Henrique Meirelles, a former finance minister in unpopular President Michel Temer's government, joined Brazil's presidential race on Thursday, promising market reforms to rebuild the battered economy.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday Britain faces an “uncomfortably high” risk of leaving the European Union with no deal, comments that drove sterling to an 11-day low against the dollar.
China’s state media said on Saturday the government’s retaliatory tariffs on US$60 billion in U.S. goods showed rational restraint, although in an opinion piece it still admonished the United States for blackmail and bullyboy tactics.
Companies have been left in the dark over planning for Brexit amid an “information void”, a leading business group has warned. The Institute of Directors has called on the government to speed up guidance on what companies should expect if no deal on leaving the EU is reached.