Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari highlighted the country’s scientific progress and said special plans were devised to counter US sanctions against Iran’s biotechnology industries.
Japan stands ready to take all possible steps flexibly and without hesitation when downside risks to the economy emerge, Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said, as a simmering Sino-US trade war clouds the outlook for the export-reliant economy.
Malaysia will find it challenging to meet its three percent fiscal deficit target for next year due to uncertainties around the US-China trade war, the finance minister told Reuters in an interview on Monday.
China’s economic growth is sputtering. The official forecast of six percent to 6.5 percent is the slowest on record, and the 6.2 percent growth actually reported in the second quarter is the weakest since the government began releasing quarterly data in 1992.