Which countries earn the most?

Kenya is a top performer in the global economy, with gross domestic product growing 7.6% in the third quarter of 2017, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations’ World Economic Forum.The country earned a C+ grade in the annual global competitiveness index, an annual assessment of economic performance by the World Bank […]

What to know about the Charleston economic revival

Charleston, South Carolina, is recovering from the devastating hurricane, and many are looking ahead to what’s to come.The first few weeks have been rough, and a lot of residents are still feeling the effects of the devastation.The city’s population is expected to decline to just over 4,000, and more than 40 percent of the population […]

Belarus to sell off state-owned grain company

Belarus is set to sell its state-controlled grain producer, Vuznes, to a private company, the Belarusian state oil company said on Thursday, after the company announced plans to sell the assets to a consortium of foreign investors.The decision came after the government announced plans on Wednesday to sell Vuznea, which is a producer of grain […]

The first of the four-year, $50 billion deal is signed with ExxonMobil for oil drilling in South America

In November, ExxonMobil announced a deal with the Colombian government to drill for oil in South American waters.The government, under President Juan Manuel Santos, has been struggling to come up with a solution to its oil shortage, with production cuts totaling about 30 percent in recent years.ExxonMobil says it expects to complete the drilling program […]