Czech Republic Left With 1.3 Days Worth of Emergency Food

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The government of the Czech Republic said it has has stored 13 million daily food rations that would only last 1.3 days in case of an emergency. Pavel Švagr, chairman of the State Material Reserves Administration (SSHR), said the previous …

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UK Inflation Hits Four-Decade High of 9%

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Consumer prices in Britain last month soared to its highest annual rate since 1982 as food and energy prices surged to record highs, worsening the country’s cost-of-living crisis. Inflation hit 9% in April year-on-year, well above 7% in the month …

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Turkey’s Inflation Rate Soars 70% In April

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Inflation in Turkey soared to nearly 70% in April, posing a huge challenge to the people who already complain about skyrocketing prices of daily basic necessities. The Turkish Statistical Institute said on Thursday that the consumer price index rose by …

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Bacardi Claims Hundreds of Cases of Cognac Missing From American Airlines Flight

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Liquor company Bacardi Limited sued American Airlines on Tuesday over missing cases of cognac worth more than $65,000. In a complaint filed to the US District Court for the Central District of California, Bacardi claimed that six pallets, roughly 420 …

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Hong Kong Retail Sales Drop 14.6% in February After COVID-19 Resurgence

Hong Kong’s retail sales fell in February after 12 straight months of growth as a resurgence of COVID-19 infections forced the city into another slew of lockdowns. Retail sales in February dropped by 14.6 percent from a year earlier to …

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Indian Cargo Travels via Pakistan and Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for First Time

A private Indian trader exported commercial goods to the landlocked Uzbekistan through Pakistan and Afghanistan for the first time as part of economic connectivity between the four countries. Taliban Spokesman for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Maulana Zaheer told …

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Afghanistan and Pakistan Agree Allowing Free Movement of Goods by Truck

Afghanistan and Pakistan, the two neighboring countries for the first time announced an agreement to allow free movement of each other’s trucks carrying trade cargoes between the two countries from March 21 on Temporary Admission Documents (TAD). “We have finally …

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Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban On Turkish Goods

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia informed Turkey on Wednesday that it has lifted all restrictions on exports of goods, raising hopes of resumption of exports which significantly reduced trade value between the two countries. The ban, which was in place …

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