Author Archives: Geta Grama-Moldovan

IMF says China’s complex fiscal system needs ‘crucial’ overhaul

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Beijing:China’s sprawling local government financing system needs “crucial” reforms to increase consumption, build prosperity and encourage economic rebalancing, the International Monetary Fund said. Among the IMF’s recommendations is to fund local governments by imposing recurring property taxes and adding local ... Read

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend in an effort to lay the groundwork for a summit between Kim and President Trump, Fox News has confirmed. Pompeo’s trip, which was first reported ... Read

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Listening to the weak signals of trends in a changing world: our selection

Three times a year, the GEAB offers its readers a selection of ‘weak signals’ consisting of brief alerts in a variety of sectors (environment, finance, technology, geopolitics, etc.), revealing profound changes which together offer an ‘impressionist’ picture of the future. ... Read

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Towards a eurozone managed by intergovernmentalism

The construction of a federal structure for the eurozone got off to a bad start. The vision of the French government to strengthen the structure of the monetary union by creating new eurozone institutions, particularly a Ministry of Finance with ... Read

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