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UK and Jordan Trade Agreement

UK and Jordan Trade Agreement comes into effect

The Jordan-UK Association Agreement will ensure ambitious trade cooperation with Jordan while also securing continued preferential trade for British and Jordanian businesses and consumers helping to boost vital trade and investment. The new Association Agreement reaffirms the deep interest of…

UK PM 100 Days Target for New Vaccines

UK’s PM Announces 100 Day Target to Create New Vaccines

PM Boris Johnson will call on world leaders to back efforts to speed up the development of new vaccines, treatments and tests at G7 meeting The Prime Minister is setting out his ambition to cut the time to develop new…

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Opportunity in Crisis

The pre-Covid global economy evolved over centuries. Economic prosperity initially was based on natural wealth in the form of raw materials, fertile lands, water and population. This is referred to as economic comparative advantage. National wealth was created through trading…

EBRD Green

Amman to Introduce New Bus Fleet Under EBRD Green Cities Program

The population of Amman will benefit from the introduction of a new bus fleet in the Jordanian capital thanks to its participation in EBRD Green Cities, the Bank’s pioneering urban sustainability program. In a first Jordanian project under the initiative, the…

BBC Earth Announces A Perfect Planet with Sir David Attenborough

BBC Earth has announced a brand-new series narrated by legendary English broadcaster and natural historian, Sir David Attenborough. A Perfect Planet explores the great forces of nature that support, drive and enable life on earth, and features breath-taking scenery set…

New World Order

The Rise of Platforms and the New World Order

Fascism is a political system in which governments are directed and driven by economic interests. As such, the political entities which are governments, serve the narrow interests of a national ruling economic class, not the interests of their citizens, whom…

AMAZON PAYMENT

AMAZON PAYMENT SERVICES LAUNCHES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

AMAZON PAYMENT SERVICES LAUNCHES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA TO EMPOWER BUSINESSES TO GO ONLINE WITH SIMPLE, AFFORDABLE, AND TRUSTED PAYMENT EXPERIENCES Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Payment Services, a payment processing service in the Middle East…

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The True Economic Impact of the World’s Lockdowns

By Lucy Desai In this piece we examine the link between the length of time countries across the world have spent in lockdown and the economic damage. Are lockdowns completely to blame for the contraction of GDP around the globe?…