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Finance Minister PATRICK CHINAMASA yesterday slashed Zimbabwe's growth forecast for 2015 from 3.2% to 1.5% after a slump in agricultural output due to drought. "Deceleration in overall economic growth signifies the contribution of agriculture, and the need for drought-proofing the economy given adverse effects of climate change", CHINAMASA said.
Russian gas giant Gazprom will sell large stakes in foreign affiliates, business daily Vedomosti reported Friday, citing a statement of unit Gazprom Germania, while a source close to one of the affiliates told the daily that the step is largely aimed at getting rid of units subject to the E.U. third energy package restrictions.
The specifications for the tender on August 26 for Turkey's 4G mobile network services and infrastructure have been changed to include a greater amount of local components. "The requirement for using domestically manufactured products has been increased up to at least 30 percent for the first year.
Singapore is inviting interested parties to apply for a licence to supply LNG fuel to ships in its waters. In their submissions to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), applicants must propose an LNG bunkering supply solution. This should include how the applicant will procure and deliver the LNG fuel and marketing plans.
The Caucasus & Central Asia - EBRD allocates $110 million to Tajikistan for implementation of CASA-1000 project
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development allocated $110 million to Tajikistan for implementation of the CASA-1000 project, reported Tajik Foreign Ministry.
HONG KONG, July 27 -- Hong Kong's total exports' value in June decreased 3.1 percent while the value of imports dropped 2 percent year-on-year, the Census and Statistics Department said here on Monday.