US-China trade dispute Current Affairs - 2019

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HarmonyOS: Huawei launches its own Operating System

Chinese telecom giant Huawei launched its own operating system called HarmonyOS or HongMeng in Chinese. It was revealed by Richard Yu, head of Huawei’s consumer business at a press conference in Dongguan. This unveiling comes at a time when telecom giant is facing threat of losing access to Google’s Android platform, amid escalating U.S.-China trade Read More…

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G20 Ministerial meeting on Trade and Digital Economy

G20 Ministerial meeting on Trade and Digital Economy is being held from 8 June- 9 June 2019 in Japanese city of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Tsukuba is Japan’s one of main academic and research centers. Key Highlights Background: Japan has assumed its 1st ever rotating presidency in G20 thus a series of various ministerial meetings Read More…

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St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019

Russia’s annual Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is being held from 6-8 June 2019. It is an annual international forum that discusses key economic issues facing Russia, emerging markets and world at large stage. The Saint Petersburg is Russia’s former imperial capital. Key Highlights of SPIEF Background: The first SPIEF was held in 1997. Read More…

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World Economic Outlook April 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the World Economic Outlook 2019 April report has made the following forecasts: The global growth will be 3.3% in 2019, down from 3.6% in 2018 and 4% in 2017. The reduced growth rates are attributed to lower global expansion in the second half of 2018 caused by U.S.-China trade Read More…

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India’s exports to China set to touch Record High

India’s export to China is expected to reach an all-time high in the financial year 2018-19. Increase in Exports The increase in the exports to China is attributed to US-China trade spat creating new opportunities for exporters and Beijing removing some trade barriers in its effort to check the growing bilateral trade imbalance. The growth Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & BankingUPSC

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