Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins slams ‘childish’ EU over vaccine exports row

“He needs to put his head above the parapet, that’s Boris Johnson’s job. If he’s not man enough to do it, let’s get someone in who can, maybe Piers Morgan, someone who says it as he sees it and doesn’t beat about the bush.” Discussing Piers exit, he remarked: “I think it’s a shame because […]

James Martin on his fishing exports nightmare: ‘I’m struggling to get scallops’

“If you combine that with everything that fires up. The answer is I cannot wait to put the chef’s jacket, I cannot wait to get back into the kitchen. “It was the thing I fell in love with when I was eight years old and I cannot wait to be doing it again.” “Well you’ve […]

Oil-based economy? Russia’s non-energy exports go boom

Volume of non-resource shipments from Russia is going to set a new record by the end of the current year, hitting $ 147 billion, Andrey Slepnev, Chief Executive of the Russian Export Center said on Friday. The figure is compared to the previous record that was fixed in 2013, when the country’s non-energy exports reached […]

US could use Navy for ‘blockade’ to hamper Russian energy exports – Interior Secretary

Washington can “if necessary” resort to its Navy to prevent Russian energy hitting the markets, including in the Middle East, US Internal Secretary Ryan Zinke has revealed, as cited by Washington Examiner. Zinke alleged that Russia’s engagement in Syria – notably, where it is operating at the invitation of the legitimate government – is a […]

Japan is planning retaliatory tariffs against US exports worth $409 million

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Japan is considering slapping tariffs on US exports worth $ 409 million in retaliation against steel and aluminum import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump.  The government is preparing to notify the World Trade Organization of the plan this week. The move is likely to be part of efforts to have Washington add […]

Sluggish exports leave India needing to curry favour with investors

More like these, please IN THE spring of 1991, Indian officials desperate to fend off a balance-of-payments crunch secretly airlifted 20 tonnes of gold confiscated from smugglers into the vaults of UBS, a Swiss bank. That crisis prompted liberalising reforms that helped integrate India into the global economy. By 2013 India’s exports as a percentage […]

US oil exports are surging — and showing no signs of slowing down

Spencer Platt/Getty Images More countries are demanding oil imports coming in from the US.  The key drivers are booming U.S. production, expanding pipeline and export capacity, and a slight discount on West Texas Intermediate prices. U.S. crude oil exports are surging and going to a growing number of buyers around the world, including to the […]

German military exports to Saudi Arabia, Egypt rise fivefold in 2017, slammed by opposition

The German government has revealed that the total value of its arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Egypt in the third quarter of 2017 has quintupled in comparison to the same period last year. The news provoked a wave of outrage from the opposition. Read more While Egypt and Saudi Arabia are engaged in a […]

US oil exports have hit record levels

Oil prices are finally on the rise again after two years in the dumps.  Those low prices led to a build up of US crude, which were quickly depleted by Hurricane Harvey’s devastation in Houston  Foreign refineries are scrambling to book shipments of US oil and will continue as long as WTI remains cheaper than […]

Yet another destination for coal exports to dry up with Italy’s 2025 phase-out

Enlarge / GENOA, ITALY – MARCH 15: Coal piles sit in the storage yard at the Genoa port on March 15, 2016 in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images) On Tuesday, Italy’s economic development minister said the country will commit to phasing out coal in its energy mix, ending all use […]