Economics

Iranian exports are expected to drop a further 500,000 BPD, according to Moody's. © AFP/Getty Images
Geopolitical tensions threaten MENA growth
Australian $50 bill printed with typo
Vegan consumers are being taken more seriously by major brands ©EyeEm/Getty Images
Global brands are riding the vegan wave
World Economic Forum stats on national competitiveness
Global competitiveness: US and Singapore lead
Venezuela is home of the world’s largest known oil reserves, but sales are plummeting ©Federico Parra/Getty Images
Country spotlight: Venezuela
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Global focus on… saffron
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Big picture: trampled tulips
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says post-Brexit trade deals are a priority ©Jack Taylor/Getty Images
Country spotlight: New Zealand
Egypt to lead North African growth
The UAE and Gulf countries have plans for major expansions of air and sea ports. © Tetra/Getty Images
Gulf and Asia dominate emerging logistics markets
“This year, we will reduce the tax burdens on and social insurance contributions of enterprises by nearly 2 trillion yuan,” said Premier Li © Artyom Ivanov/TASS/Getty Images
China to cut public spending by 5%
The stockpiling stats of UK manufacturers