Author Archives: Reuters

China Sept factory prices fall 1.2 pct

BEIJING: China’s factory gate prices declined at their fastest pace in more than three years in September, reinforcing the case for Beijing to unveil further stimulus as manufacturing cools on…

Perfect storm looms

WASHINGTON: Higher tariffs. Slower growth. The countdown to Brexit. Halloween is still two weeks off but a witching hour for the global economy could be near as new forecasts and…

US importers hoard European cheeses

WASHINGTON/WEST CALDWELL, New Jersey: Ambriola Co Inc’s mammoth warehouse in West Caldwell, New Jersey, is crammed full of boxes and wheels of harder cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino Romano…

Singapore to ban sugary drink ads

SINGAPORE: Singapore will ban advertisements of certain fizzy drinks and juices, its health ministry said yesterday, part of a raft of measures to curb consumption of sugar in the city-state,…

German recession looms

BERLIN: German industrial orders fell more than expected in August on weaker domestic demand, data showed yesterday, adding to signs that a manufacturing slump is pushing Europe’s largest economy into…

Vietnam to limit outdoor activities

HANOI: Vietnam warned its people yesterday to limit outdoor activities because the air quality in the Southeast Asian country has persistently been at “unhealthy” levels for days. The levels of…