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Top plates for violins are pictured in the workshop of today’s oldest violin maker in Cremona, Hungary … [+] Stefano Conia (74) in Cremona on June 9, 2020. – The homeland of Stradivarius, the Italian city of Cremona, has become a laboratory for luthiers around the world: working in the tradition of the great masters, …

NAAC Finance will connect the unbanked with quick cash and financial education, helping them avoid predatory high-interest loans. More than 7 million U.S. households are unbanked, meaning no one living in that household has a checking or savings account, according to a FDIC investigation. Lack of a bank account can make it difficult to get …

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo has highlighted the importance of the country’s information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) sector, saying the two industries have the power to boost the Philippine economy “to greater heights”. Speaking to workers in the industry at a forum organized by the IT and Business Process Association of …

Juan Manuel Canals and Basma Eddaheri, both in their twenties, are part of why Spain has denied predictions of massive job losses in the wake of Covid. During the pandemic, Canals started working as a computer engineer; Eddaheri has been running a Covid hotline for a month. Their early work experiences reflect broader changes in …

On a day-to-day basis, paying bills can be a real challenge for most individuals and households. Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial situation has worsened, highlighting the need for most people to obtain emergency cash. Payday loans give you access to short-term funds, but usually at a higher interest rate. Most payday loans are …

Spain’s King Felipe VI (saluting), Queen Letizia (2nd from right) and their daughters Spain’s Crown Princess Leonor and Princess Sofia attend the Spanish National Day ceremony at the Royal Palace in Madrid. It comes after the Spanish government declared a state of emergency in Madrid in an attempt to halt the spread of coronavirus in …

CHALAMPE, France, Jan 17 (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron on Monday touted 21 new foreign investment projects in France and a booming economy as proof that his economic reforms have borne fruit less than three months before a presidential election at which it should Course. During a visit to Alsace in the east, Macron inaugurated …

That’s according to the findings of a report by the Munich-based Ifo Institute for Economic Research in December, which surveyed 9,100 companies across all industries. He revealed that 14% of companies involved in the research feared for their existence due to the Covid pandemic which continues to wreak havoc across Germany. Last month, 17.1% of …

As the third wave of the coronavirus (Covid) pandemic is underway and the virus is spreading like wildfire, economists predict a slight impact on India’s economy, as will the effectiveness of the virus’ latest mutant Omicron. Unlike the first and second waves of the Covid pandemic which called for periodic nationwide shutdowns, the third wave …

ALBANY — Governor Kathy Hochul promised Wednesday that 2022 will mark a new era for New York. She outlined plans to invest $10 billion in health care and its workforce, $100 million in tax breaks for small businesses, to replace the ethics watchdog agency State and measures to combat armed violence and illegal firearms. These …

ALBANY — Governor Kathy Hochul promised Wednesday that 2022 will mark a new era for New York. She outlined plans to invest $10 billion in health care and its workforce, $100 million in tax breaks for small businesses, to replace the ethics watchdog agency State and measures to combat armed violence and illegal firearms. These …

Vatican City – Former Vatican economic czar Cardinal George Pell warns in a new book that the Catholic institution faces a growing deficit, but he hopes financial reform efforts have put an end to money laundering. money in the small city-state. Pell’s latest book, “Prison Journal, Volume 3: The High Court Free An Innocent Man,” …

MADRID – The European Commission has lowered its Spanish growth forecast this year, as the country’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic lags behind other European countries. The commission said on Thursday that it estimated the increase in Spain’s gross domestic product would be 4.6% this year and 5.5% next year, almost two points lower than …

The covid-19 pandemic has been characterized by extreme suffering and disease, but it will also be remembered a social protection system never seen before in the United States. Residents were bombarded with government checks to keep them afloat as the economy plummeted, receiving thousands of dollars in support. Inevitably this led to profound changes in …

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Alabama’s unemployment rate of 3.1% is the lowest in the Southeast and one of the lowest in the country. Heads of state have repeatedly highlighted this impressive mark as a sign of the state’s economic recovery from the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw unemployment soar to nearly 14% last year …

By El Toque HAVANA TIME – Cuba’s economic recovery forecast does not exceed 2%, after GDP fell 10.9% last year and the earlier, more optimistic forecast of 6% growth. Nearly 24 months of cumulative crisis, made worse by the combined effects of US sanctions and the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 has not been a better year: …

In its new World Economic Outlook for October 2021, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) partly coincides with the Spanish government’s own macroeconomic forecasts for this year and the next, but disagrees with its projections for long-term deficit. The international organization has slashed Spain’s growth outlook for 2021 to 5.7%, five tenths of a point lower …

Spanish Ambassador to Bangladesh Francisco de Asís Benítez Salas praised the contribution of Bangladeshi expatriates to the EU economy over the years, in a conversation with Dhaka Tribuneof Imtiaz Ahmed and on the untapped bilateral potential between the two countries Bangladesh-Spain bilateral trade has reached nearly $ 1 billion. What is the bilateral trade target …

The Munich-based Ifo Institute warned that confidence hit a six-month low following prolonged shortages in September, dragging down the world’s biggest car industry. Ifo said: “The situation in Germany remains critical: order books fell from 17.1 points in August to 5.3 points [in September]. In July, the order book was still valued at 52.5 points. …

Chinese Evergrande has long been an icon. It is not just a real estate developer, but a conglomerate that has embarked on many different businesses, including the production of electric vehicles. Unfortunately, reaching such a huge size has come at the cost of enormous leverage. Leverage is the use of debt in order to undertake …

The implementation of the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) standards on raw materials is likely to affect India’s recycling business and possibly destabilize efforts to move from a linear to a circular economy. It could also force the closure of more than 5,000 treatment units across the country, experts said. Thousands of recycling units in …

WESTERN NIGS. Resorts Negrense owner Enrique Rojas (second from right) with his wife, Lourdes (left), Negros Occidental tourism agent Jennylind Cordero (right) and Casa Noble president Ging Noble (second left) during the reopening of the Barangay Punta Taytay resort in Bacolod City on September 8, 2021. Also pictured are Bacolod City Councilors Israel Salangga and …

In Europe and North America, businesses and households are beginning to look timidly beyond the pandemic, thanks to widespread vaccinations. But governments in parts of Asia are introducing new social restrictions and spending plans to combat the fast-spreading Delta variant. Meanwhile, Africa’s low immunization rate means its economic recovery is expected to lag behind other …

Inside a Mexican themed nightclub called Plaza MX in Bogotá, Colombia, dozens of people sing along with a Mariachi band on a brightly lit stage. Sheer plastic sheets divide the tables, but other than that it’s business as usual as the kids dance and mingle. Some even drink from the same tequila bottles. The nightclub …

“Two roads diverged“, Theilr Editor’s Note: As NPQ To covered, an entire “economic development” industry is engaged in what is euphemistically called “business attraction and retention,” a practice of offering tax breaks and other tax breaks that reward businesses and cost local and state governments between $ 45 billion and $ 90 billion. Recipient companies …

European capital of the social economy? Portugal has five In a true spirit of solidarity, the title was divided between 5 municipalities This year, not only does Portugal chair the Council of the European Union, but it also assumes the role of leader in the Follow-up Committee of the Luxembourg Declaration. For the uninitiated, this …

Democrats are presenting a new resolution outlining an economic vision they hope to fight climate change while fighting racial injustice. The THRIVE Act, short for Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy, echoes many of the principles set out in the Green New Deal, calling for strong labor protections and access to …

Spain has announced that lockdown measures are to be relaxed, allowing some non-essential workers to return to work. /Javier Soriano/AFP Spain has announced that lockdown measures are to be relaxed, allowing some non-essential workers to return to work. /Javier Soriano/AFP Spain, one of the countries hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic, began on Monday …