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The Chronicle Harare officeFinance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube yesterday revised upward the year-end inflation target to 52 percent to 58 percent, citing recent inflationary pressures. The Treasury chief had previously forecast that inflation would end the year between 25% and 35% after the rate fell sharply this year to a two-year low of …

The government’s proposal to increase the GST on gold jewelry from three percent to five percent is expected to derail the rebounding industry after a series of disruptions, including Covid-induced closures shutting down retail stores and punching compulsory putting jewelers in awe. After being at its lowest for a long time, jewelry sales have picked …

ISince Azeem Rafiq testified about the racism he faced within Yorkshire County Cricket Club, people of color across Britain have been brought in to share their own accounts. But there is something distinct about Rafiq’s testimony, which reveals how Yorkshire fits into the national imagination and how South Asian Muslims in Yorkshire have historically been …

India and the UK are about to start negotiations on a trade deal. The two sides hope to finalize an interim trade deal followed by a full FTA next year. In 2020, bilateral trade between the UK and India was $ 25.3 billion, down 22% from 2019. India’s imports from the UK were 6 , …

Medicinal morphine, derived from the opium poppy, triggered the country’s first major opioid epidemic in the late 19th century, with imports and consumption of medical opiates tripling between 1870 and 1890. For doctors of the day, morphine administered with hypodermic needles was like a magic wand to quickly relieve pain in patients – but overprescribing …

New promises on forests at COP26 will only make sense if they are accompanied by concrete actions. A key test will take place shortly after the end of the conference. Deforestation and associated human rights violations are driven by foreign demand for agricultural products like palm oil, soybeans and beef. They will not be stopped …

LUDHIANA: The recent searches of the income tax department in several premises of the two main dried fruit companies in the country engaged in the processing and trade of dried fruits have led to the detection of unrecorded income of more than Rs 200 crore. While one company has its main base in Amritsar and …

India has proposed regulatory reforms designed to encourage R&D and innovation in the pharmaceutical and medical industries. The proposals are part of a larger plan to make India a leader in the discovery of innovative drugs and medical devices by creating an entrepreneurial environment in the country. Working towards this goal, the Department of Pharmaceuticals …

Sakoatex Sweater Company in Rajshahi only entered the world market in four years with an investment of over Tk 150 crore. The factory, established in the BSCIC industrial zone in 2017 by Enamul Haque, legislator and chairman of the Ena group, has created employment opportunities for around 1,200 residents, 80% of whom are women. Currently, …

PITTSBURGH, October 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) Tom conway today issued the following statement in response to the announcement that United States and the European Union had reached an interim agreement on Article 232 relief measures for steel and aluminum: “Steel and aluminum are the backbone of …