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Jamaica's Tourism Minister hopes to attract more visitors from Asia

KINGSTON, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 - Jamaica is moving to attract more visitors from emerging markets in Asia. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is hoping to achieve this when he  attends the World Routes Conference in Chengdu, China, from September 25 to 27.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Tourism

Like Gunslingers Before a Duel, China Snubs US At Summit

With China preparing to overtake the United States as the world’s largest economy – and the United States battling tooth-and-nail to prevent the inevitable – the geopolitical tensions between the once-and-future hegemons spilled out into the open Saturday at the G20 meeting in China.

Multipolar World Order: Economics Vs. Politics

AUGUST 23, 2016 - International tensions have in recent years often led to conflicts between nations, leaving countries to face complicated choices.The world is under constant change, and the most direct results are political instability over vast areas of the globe combined with economic, cultural and often military confrontations.

World Trade: The Warning Signs of 2015

The end of February saw one of the first unofficial assessments of world trade in 2015 prepared by the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (The Hague). The appraisal is shocking: in 2015, international trade fell for the first time since 2009. And not by fractions of a percent, but by 13.8 percent (and this refers to values expressed in US dollars). It should be noted that according to IMF estimates, global GDP grew by 3.1 percent in the same year of 2015.
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