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President Trump’s tariffs have stifled growth for large-sized solar arrays in the third quarter, the industry’s lead trade group reported Thursday.

“President Trump’s tariffs have stifled growth for large-sized solar arrays in the third quarter, the industry’s lead trade group reported Thursday” reports washingtonexaminer.com. The solar trade group had pressed the White House not to move forward with the protectionist measures, saying it would do harm an industry that has been growing. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Top Five Executive Moves in the Forex Industry for 2018

“During the year, Finance Magnates has been diligent in reporting all of the key executive moves that occurred” writes Celeste Skinner for financemagnates.com. As can be expected, this has led to some big executive moves within the industry.The next big move for 2018 comes from Pepperstone Group, an Australian online retail forex broker that specialises in forex trading.In terms of monthly trading volume, IG Group topped 2018 as the largest broker in the forex sector. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Is It Worth Investing in Affiliation in 2019?

“As a result, affiliate marketing has become a debatable channel for lead generation, especially for brokers targeting EU traffic; which begs the question, is it worth investing in affiliation in 2019?” reports financemagnates.com. From a partner’s perspective, forex affiliate marketing comes with its own set of challenges in 2019.As audiences get more tech savvy and demanding, affiliate marketers respond with fresh innovative ways to promote their endorsed businesses.In the last few years, the forex affiliate industry has naturally become highly competitive, with brokers offering enticing rewards, creative tools, dedicated support…

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Philip Morris is building future on smoke-free products

“PMI is building a future on smoke-free products (also referred by the company as Reduced Risk Products or RRPs) that are a much better consumer choice than continuing to smoke cigarettes” writes Mohamed Samir for dailynewsegypt.com. The shift will take time, given that convincing 1.1 billion adult smokers is a very challenging task on its own. Source: dailynewsegypt.com Share This:

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China’s crackdown on video game addiction sparks global debate over censorship

“With hundreds of millions of people glued to their screens from Beijing to Bristol, around the world the video gaming industry continues to surge in popularity” writes Matthew Field for telegraph.co.uk. From school-children battling on Fortnite in their bedrooms, to adults on their daily commute tapping away at Candy Crush on their smartphones, video gaming has become as intrinsic a ritual of modern life as watching television was for earlier generations.With new releases such as Red Dead Redemption 2 and Fifa 18, the industry is expected to generate $138bn (£110bn) in…

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Iranian MPO, industry ministry ink MOU to create 270,000 jobs

“TEHRAN – Management and Planning Organization of Iran (MPO) and the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) based on which the two sides will allocate 210 trillion rials (about $5 billion) to create 270,000 job opportunities across the country” reports tehrantimes.com. Earlier in September, Nobakht announced that the government has prepared a protective plan worth one billion dollars aiming to create jobs, support the domestic production and preserve the existing jobs.Completing 2,066 industrial and mining projects with above 60 percent physical progress and creating…

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Analysis: EU Regulation Uncertainty Is Now Officially Over

“With all of what I described in the previous paragraph widely known, EU regulation has put brokers in a tough spot” writes Victor Golovtchenko for financemagnates.com. If there are any doubts about what EU regulators will do, allow me to remind you how all of this started.Long-term stability for EU regulation is now an official fact.On the other hand, if clients are keenly expressing their desire to take on more risk, can EU regulation do more?. Were the holdouts banking on the new EU regulation being “temporary”?.  Source: financemagnates.com Share…

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Liberalisation of custom dollar rate de rigueur: Mohamed Moeit

“Nevertheless, if the new direction negatively affects any listed non-essential imported products, after its practical application, we will transfer the affected product to the list of essential products and set its custom dollar rate at EGP 16” writes Daily News Egypt for dailynewsegypt.com. Egypt’s Minister of Finance, Mohamed Moeit, ståressed that his decision to liberalise the custom dollar for non-essential products and goods is to protect the national industry sector, and to boost the state’s efforts to depend on manufacturing instead of importing. Source: dailynewsegypt.com Share This:

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China’s auto sales on track for first annual decline since 1990s

“The drop in sales to 2.55 million vehicles, a fifth straight decline in monthly numbers, comes against a backdrop of slowing economic growth and a crippling Sino-U.S. trade war” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. China’s automobile sales fell 13.9 percent in November from a year earlier, the country’s top auto industry association said on Tuesday, marking the steepest such drop in more than six years in the world’s largest auto market. The industry body did not immediately give a reason for the drop in November, but has recently cited the…

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