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Spain shrugs off effects of Catalan crisis on economy this year

MADRID – 30 November 2017: Spain's economy minister on Thursday shrugged off short-term effects on the economy from the secessionist…
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Egypt economy likely to remain unshaken by Sinai attack

CAIRO – 27 November 2017: The mosque attack in Egypt’s Sinai may only strengthen the view that the country needs…
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CBE Governor confirms economy is improving in meeting with Sisi

CAIRO – 26 November 2017: In a meeting with President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi Sunday, Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt…
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Russia econ min says OPEC deal to cut oil output affects Russian economy

MOSCOW – 23 November 2017: Russia’s economic growth in October was affected by a global agreement between OPEC members and…
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Nigeria’s economy grows 1.4 percent in Q3: data

Lagos – 20 Nov 2017: Nigeria's economy continued its recovery from recession, rising 1.4 percent in the third quarter of…
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Cheap ECB cash still key for euro zone economy: Draghi

FRANKFURT – 17 November 2017: The euro zone economy remains dependent on cheap credit and the European Central Bank is…
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Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit: Entrepreneurs to lead the economy

HURGHADA, Egypt – 16 November 2017: The third annual Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit (EES) was launched on Thursday, by the International…
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German economy expands 0.8% in third quarter

BERLIN -14 November 2017: The German economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the third quarter, official data…
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EBRD, EIB directs $30M to green economy in Egypt through ALEXBANK

CAIRO – 14 November 2017: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed…
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Saudi economy vulnerable as corruption probe hits business old guard

RIYADH – 7 November 2017: Two weeks ago the glitzy Ritz Carlton hotel in Riyadh was the site of an…
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China to show economy resilient even as momentum fades slightly

BEIJING – 6 November 2017: A burst of Chinese data over the next few weeks is expected to show the…
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KSA appoints new ministers for economy and national guard

RIYADH – 5 November 2017: Saudi Arabia has appointed new ministers for two key positions involving internal security and the…
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China economy shows solid momentum as party meets

BEIJING – 19 October 2017: China’s economic growth looked set to accelerate for the first time in seven years this…
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Russia’s GDP growth exceeds 2 percent in third quarter: economy minister

MOSCOW – 14 October 2017: Growth in Russia’s gross domestic product exceeded 2 percent in the third quarter of this…
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Economy bets push euro up for a fifth day

LONDON -12 October 2017: The euro climbed to a two-week high on Thursday after a slew of strong data that…
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