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European Farmer Protests

(click to enlarge) Farmer protests have recently surged across Europe, shaking its agricultural heartlands. In Poland, a deep and broadening coalition of farmers is forming...

China’s Deflation Spiral

(click to enlarge) Recent data show China experiencing its sharpest decline in consumer prices in over 14 years, while producer prices fell by 2.5 percent,...

Latin American Trade Outlook

(click to enlarge) For many Latin American countries, exports are a crucial element in economic growth, with contributions equating to or exceeding 30 percent of...

Kazakhstan: Crossroads of Eurasia

(click to enlarge) In light of the geopolitical shifts caused by Russia's pivot to the east, alongside China's push to forge overland trade paths to...

Daunting Trends in North America’s Electricity Market

(click to enlarge) Electricity peak demand and energy growth forecasts for the next decade are projected to be higher than at any point in the...

Gloomy Outlook for the World Economy

(click to enlarge) The global economy was surprisingly resilient in 2023, surpassing expectations with positive growth across regions. This resilience marks an encouraging beginning for...

Cuba’s Economy Is Running on Fumes

(click to enlarge) After three years on the edge, Cuba’s government can’t conceal the dire state of the national economy any longer. Too few tourists...

Ships Steer Away From the Red Sea

(click to enlarge) Middle East instability often impacts oil prices and disrupts global supply chains. One reason is its potential effect on commercial trade attempting...

EU Economy Is Stable but Stagnant

(click to enlarge) In the third quarter of 2023, seasonally adjusted gross domestic product remained stable in the European Union compared with the previous quarter,...

Russia’s Ethnic Diversity

(click to enlarge) In the Russian Federation, a mosaic of 195 ethnic groups coexists, with six of these groups boasting populations exceeding 1 million. Moscow's...

Europe Almost Replaces Russian Gas

(click to enlarge) The European Union has been working to cut down its reliance on Russian energy, especially natural gas. While it sounds simple to...

Terrorism Hot Spots

(click to enlarge) In contrast to a declining terrorism threat in the West, attacks in other regions have increased in number and intensity. The data...

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