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Alibaba’s Jack Ma promises to bring one million jobs to the US

Met US president-elect Donald Trump to discuss his plans IFM Correspondent January 12, 2017: During his electoral campaign, Donald Trump often targeted China, blaming the country for US job losses and vowing to impose 45 percent tariff on Chinese imports. He also promised to call China a currency manipulator on his first day in office....
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Africa’s youth bulge

Many analysts expect significant growth opportunities in the continent, which has the largest youth population in the world Benita James December 21, 2016: Africa’s demography is showing a visible shift and many analysts have reason to believe that the continent has the largest youth population in the world. A young population is generally considered as...
Economy

Employment grows in the US

Businesses added 175,000 jobs to the US economy in October IFM Correspondent November 4, 2016: US employers hired more workers in October and also hiked the wages of existing workers. Businesses added 175,000 jobs to the US economy in October and 156,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate ticked up to 5%. “The expected...
Economy

IMF cuts its global growth

Predicts increase in uncertainty after Brexit IFM Correspondent July 20, 2016: Keeping a close eye on Brexit and its anticipated impact, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years. The move included a nearly full percentage point reduction in the UK’s 2017 growth forecast. Cutting its World...
Economy

Brexit presents big opportunities for the UK

It will now be able to embrace more market-friendly policies Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya  July 13, 2016: While many of us would like to believe that the UK is in a mess, thanks to Brexit, what we all tend to ignore is the upside opportunities that Britain will now have. There are legitimate reasons to believe that...
Economy

50% of oil & gas companies in UK cut jobs

One-third of companies plan further lay-offs this year, says a report IFM Correspondent June 7, 2016: About 50% of all oil and gas companies in the UK were forced to cut jobs in the past 12 months, says a recent report. The Bank of Scotland/Lloyds Banking Group surveyed 141 companies in the sector. The report...
Economy

Saudi Arabia gets its first women business park

Aim is to create 21,000 jobs by 2025 IFM Correspondent May 18, 2016: With the aim of encouraging women to come forward and contribute to the Kingdom’s growth, Saudi Arabia has launched its first women’s business park in Riyadh. The park is expected to create about 21,000 jobs by 2025. It will serve as an...