More than 98 percent of Americans now have access to high-speed wireless Internet, the White House announced Monday.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/23/c_134087722.htm’ target=’_blank’>Feature: Sino-LatAm agricultural cooperation speeds up</a>
Route 163 in the State of Mato Gross, west Brazil, becomes one of the busiest roads in the South American country during February and March every year, as it links soybeans, the country’s most important agricultural export commodity, to their biggest market – China.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/18/c_134078577.htm’ target=’_blank’>Euro zone trade in goods surplus 7.9 bln euros in Jan.</a>
Early estimates for the euro zone international trade in goods show that there was a 7.9-billion-euro (8.38 billion U.S. dollars) surplus in January, the statistical office of the European Union (EU) Eurostat said on Wednesday.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/18/c_134078599.htm’ target=’_blank’>EC presents tax transparency package to combat corporate tax avoidance</a>
The European Commission on Wednesday presented a package of tax transparency measures with the aim to tackle corporate tax avoidance in the European Union (EU).
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/19/c_134078629.htm’ target=’_blank’>”New normal” in Chinese market considered in strategic planning: BMW</a>
The “new normal” in the Chinese market shall be considered in the strategic planning of BMW Group, CEO of the German automaker said on Wednesday at its annual press conference.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/18/c_134078570.htm’ target=’_blank’>Parliament group says EU countries will help reinforce AIIB governance</a>
France, Germany and Italy joining the United Kingdom as prospective founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) should ensure high standards of governance, according to a European Parliament (EP) group.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/18/c_134078594.htm’ target=’_blank’>Greece sold 1.3 billion euros in latest treasury bills auction</a>
Greece sold 1.3 billion euros (1.38 billion US dollars) on Wednesday in its third treasury bills auction this month, the country’s Public Debt Management Agency announced.
In Germany,the eurozone’s main powerhouse,the OECD raised its forecast by 0.6 percentage points to 1.7 percent this year and 0.4 percentage points to 2.2 percent in 2016 6.Looking to French economy,it revised up growth estimation to 1.1 percent in 2015 against a previous estimate of 0.8 percent.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-03/19/c_134078682.htm’ target=’_blank’>Britain revises up its economy forecast for 2015, 2016</a>
British government on Wednesday upgraded its economic growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016 as the country’s Chancellor George Osborne unveiled the final budget before the general election.
The Riksbank thus further lowered its repo rate,the rate at which the central bank lends to commercial banks,from minus 0.1 percent to minus 0.25 percent and announced that it would buy 30 billion krona(3.42 billion U.