Global Business

Mexican pork sees more opportunity in China
May 15, 2021

Mexican pork sees more opportunity in China

The enormous demand for pork in the Asian market is creating opportunities for international producers to increase their market presence. China has become Mexico’s most important market for pork exports.

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Mexico brings the handmade touch to high-tech cars
April 24, 2021

Mexico brings the handmade touch to high-tech cars

Attitudes towards the environment are ​ever-changing, as people seek greener solutions to preserve the planet. And ​one measure of that is the growing popularity of electric cars. In Mexico, one ​innovative car company is seeking to tackle not only the country’s environmental problems, but important […]

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April 13, 2021

Johnson & Johnson vaccinations on hold

Johnson & Johnson vaccines are on hold at vaccination centers across the U.S. on Tuesday after six women out of the almost seven million people inoculated developed rare blood clots. Find out more as Giles Gibson reports from Washington D.C.

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One million Bolivar banknote launched in Venezuela
March 30, 2021

One million Bolivar banknote launched in Venezuela

Venezuela’s central bank has announced it is issuing new banknotes, with the highest denominations in the country’s history, as the country struggles to cope with a chronic cash shortage after almost 3 years of hyperinflation. What does this mean to the country?

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March 17, 2021

South by Southwest Festival returns, virtually

For nearly 35 years now, the hugely popular South by Southwest festival has celebrated the arts, tech, culture and all things creative in Austin, Texas. This opportunity for sensory overload takes over the town each March.

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Should children get COVID-19 vaccine?
March 4, 2021

Should children get COVID-19 vaccine?

When will children be able to receive COVID-19 vaccines? People around the world are getting jabs of COVID-19 vaccines, but children are not yet authorized for vaccines. Clinical trials are currently underway to monitor their impact on young people.

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$15 minimum wage could lead to layoffs in the U.S.
February 24, 2021

$15 minimum wage could lead to layoffs in the U.S.

U.S. President Joe Biden and other Democrats wants to raise the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 to $15 an hour by 2025. But some lawmakers, both Republican and Democrat are opposed saying higher wages will lead to job cuts.

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What’s happening with GameStop and the stock market?
February 8, 2021

What’s happening with GameStop and the stock market?

Online chatrooms and social media has helped fuel a trading frenzy sending some retail store stocks soaring recently. Some analysts believe this form of trading activity won’t end with GameStop. See what’s happening with GameStop and the stock market.

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Ford shuts down manufacturing plants in Brazil
January 18, 2021

Ford shuts down manufacturing plants in Brazil

Ford Motor has announced that it will close its three plants in Brazil this year as the COVID-19 pandemic amplified the company’s under use of its manufacturing capacity. See how the COVID-19 impacts the global production and flow of cars.

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Concerns about online stock trading platforms
January 18, 2021

Concerns about online stock trading platforms

With online platforms are opening up trading to a wider audience, buying stocks is now just a swipe or a click away. But there are concerns that young, inexperienced investors can get themselves in too deep. While StockTok is helping young people to educate themselves about money, financial advisors also fear social media buzz around investing is creating a gold rush.

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