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First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

ZCTU Holds Economic Meeting as Deflation Bites

WASHINGTON DC — The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions on Wednesday held an economic review workshop in Harare amid the worsening economic crisis that has resulted in deflation.Zimbabwe recorded deflation in February in what analysts deemed a further dangerous ... [Published VOA News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Clark To Expand, Renovate With...

The Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown its expanding and renovating its campus with funds from a $250,000 Cultural Facilities Fund grant from MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.Renovations to the facility include ... [Published Banker & Tradesman - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

SMEs owners want formal jobs

ZIMBABWE’S small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are smarting from the country’s worsening liquidity crunch, with a significant number of their owners indicating they are ready to shut down if presented with offers for formal employment, a report has suggested. ... [Published Financial Gazette - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ohio River Bridges study shows impact on Louisville, Southern Indiana businesses

Much has been discussed about how tolls to help fund the Ohio River Bridges Project will impact residents and businesses in Louisville and Southern Indiana.However, a recent economic impact study released by the Indiana Finance Authority suggests that ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

IMF: Gloomy Zimbabwe Economic Situation to Remain in 2014

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has painted a gloomy economic outlook for Zimbabwe this year, but has promised to place a resident representative in Harare to enhance interactions with the government.In a press statement released at the end of an ... [Published VOA News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Flurry of Retrechment Applications

ZIMBABWE'S unemployment rate is set to worsen this year as over 2000 workers could be laid off by the end of this month. Official data gleaned by the Financial Gazette shows that over 120 firms applied to the Retrenchment Board last year for permission ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Literacy good but exam results poor

Viewed as one of the most literate nations in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe’s literacy rate stands at 90.9 percent, way ahead of its regional neighbours, Zambia, South Africa or even Mozambique.The country also has one of the highest unemployment rates, especially ... [Published The Zimbabwean - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Indirect spending boosts Drums economic impact on north country to $1.89 billion

Data from the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization indicate that the post has a larger impact on the north country economy than the Army calculations show, when indirect economic activity is taken into account.The group said the post made a combined ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

IEDC names Knight its new VP of Knowledge Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The International Economic Development Council announced on March 19 that Lynn A. Knight has been appointed vice president of Knowledge Management and Development of the Washington, D.C.-based organization. A Certified Economic Developer, ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Bridges Will Have 'Definitive' Benefits

You can view the full study by clicking here .March 20, 2014News ReleaseJEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. - The Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project will generate nearly $87 billion in economic impact and create more than 15,000 jobs over a 30-year ... [Published Inside INdiana Business - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Bridges project expected to create more than 20,000 jobs, study shows

The Indiana Finance Authority has released an updated Economic Impact Study that shows the Ohio River Bridges Project could help create as many as 22,154 jobs in the Louisville area and boost personal income in the area by a total of $29.45 billion by ... [Published Business First of Louisville - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe posts deflation

Year-on-year inflation for February was minus 0.49 percent -- almost a whole percentage point lower than January's 0.41 percent inflation --according to the Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency."This is a reflection that there is dampened economic activity. ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 18 2014]

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"Of course we will achieve our electoral promises; that is the direction we are taking" Gumbo told the Mail & Guardian this week
"We want to make it easy for companies to retrench" said Chinamasa, noting that the Act, in its current state, made Zimbabwe uncompetitive as an investment destination...
The study says that the enhanced transportation efficiencies the project will deliver will increase productivity, and reduce costs. "The region also will benefit from improved access to surrounding markets, expanding the market for regional businesses and the range of goods and services available in the region" York said, referring to the findings
"Fewer people have money to buy the available goods and services. We really need to come up with fiscal stimuli to whip up demand" he told AFP

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ZCTU Holds Economic Meeting as Deflation Bites [Published VOA News - Apr 16 2014]
The Clark To Expand, Renovate With... [Published Banker & Tradesman - Apr 15 2014]
Crunch time for Mugabe and Zanu-PF [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 11 2014]
SMEs owners want formal jobs [Published Financial Gazette - Apr 03 2014]
Ohio River Bridges study shows impact on Louisv... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 01 2014]
IMF: Gloomy Zimbabwe Economic Situation to Rema... [Published VOA News - Mar 28 2014]
Flurry of Retrechment Applications [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 27 2014]
Flurry of retrechment applications [Published Financial Gazette - Mar 27 2014]
Literacy good but exam results poor [Published The Zimbabwean - Mar 26 2014]
Southern Indiana officials question Ohio River ... [Published NewsandTribune.com - Mar 25 2014]
Foreign investors and the performance of the Zi... [Published Polity.org.za - Mar 25 2014]
Indirect spending boosts Drums economic impact ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Mar 25 2014]
IEDC names Knight its new VP of Knowledge Manag... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 23 2014]
Study: Bridges Will Have 'Definitive' Benefits [Published Inside INdiana Business - Mar 20 2014]
Bridges project expected to create more than 20... [Published Business First of Louisville - Mar 20 2014]
Zimbabwe posts deflation [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 18 2014]
IMF Team Arrives in Zimbabwe for Consultations [Published VOA News - Mar 12 2014]
Up to 480,000 High-Skilled Jobs Are at Risk Due... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 05 2013]
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