The Government of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced Saturday it would be offering 10,500 temporary visas in the absence of a foreign labour force that was forced to leave the country after it cut itself loose from the European Union in addition to travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
With different climate prospects, clearly more positive than last season, Brazil expects to harvest in 2021/22 a new record of some 143,75 million tons of soybeans, according to a survey with information from the main sowing states.
A regulatory decision Friday by The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has led to a sharp fall in the price of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, which have dropped over 6% and 10% respectively after bouncing back in previous weeks.
The United States Court of International Trade Wednesday upheld tariffs or Argentine biodiesel which ensued a redefinition by the Department of Commerce which had at first stood against them.
While Argentine President Alberto Fernández described his country's situation facing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as “decide” before the United Nations, a US 1,885 million dollar capital payment was made Wednesday to the global organization.
China's largest real estate group, Evergrande and on the brink of bankruptcy announced on Wednesday an agreement with a creditor to avoid the nonpayment of a bond that matured this Thursday. In a release to the Shenzhen stock exchange, its affiliate announced it had reached a plan to pay the bond's interests, (not capital) and of which markets feared the worst.
“We believe the Chinese authorities have the fiscal and monetary capacity to ”shock absorb“ giant real estate promoter Evergrande”, said OECD chief economist Laurence Boone.
Demonstrators from Argentine social organizations convened Tuesday at Buenos Aires' iconic Plaza de Mayo to demand a minimum wage increase, which in their view should be no less than AR $ 70,000 (US $ 378 at the unofficial exchange rate).
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, Tuesday rang the alarm during his speech at the 76th General Assembly in New York City, saying the world “has never been so threatened or so divided” before.
Compassion in World Farming is urging world leaders to harness the momentum garnered at this week’s first-ever United Nations Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) to take clear and radical action towards transforming our broken global food system.