Japan’s exports fell 9.2 percent in October from the year before, the biggest drop in three years as the US-China trade war and tensions with South Korea bit into demand.
Japan exports, imports weaken amid trade tensions, tax hike
The Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union has been on an expansion spree this year, signing a free trade agreement with Serbia, negotiating another with Singapore, and discussing one with India. Talks with China are underway. News reports suggest the EAEU is also exploring FTAs with Egypt and Turkey.
As the Eurasian Union looks East, its deals do not benefit all members equally
Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said that Iran and Turkey have plans to further expand their already close cooperation in science and technology.
Iran to expand technology cooperation with Turkey: Sattari
Chairman of Tehran Chamber of Commerce Masoud Khansari said Chinese companies voiced their readiness to invest in Iran’s development projects, especially in the mines and agricultural sectors.
China eying investment in Iran projects
Honey production in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran since March 2019 has grown by five percent, compared to the figure for the same period last year, said the deputy head of the provincial Agricultural Jihad Organization.
Official: Eight-month honey output rose 5% in northern Iran
Iron concentrate production by major Iranian iron ore producers grew four percent during March 21-October 22, 2019, compared to the figure for the same period a year ago.
Seven-month output by Iranian iron concentrate producers up by 4%
The gross state product figures for the 2018-19 financial year reveal that Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Victoria were the strongest-performing states and territories, but that the weakness in the national economy is widespread and so too is the stagnation of household living standards.
Australia now has a one-speed economy — and that speed is slow
Indonesian government has indicated that the 2019 fiscal deficit could hit its worst-case estimate as it plans to keep spending despite sluggish revenue collection.
Indonesia fiscal deficit to soar amid sluggish tax collection
Russia's Gazprom has officially proposed to Ukraine's Naftogaz to extend the existing contract for the Russian gas transit through Ukraine, which expires in the end of the year, or to sign a new deal for one year taking into consideration the forecast for the European Union's gas demand.
Gazprom officially proposes to Naftogaz to extend gas transit contract
The jobless rate in South Korea's southeastern industrial city of Ulsan fell sharply in the third quarter of 2019 from a year earlier, government data showed Tuesday, in a sign of a recovery in the auto and shipbuilding industries.
South Korean jobless rate sharply down in home to largest shipbuilder

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