Economy

FILE PHOTO - Qudratullah Hotak, a 23-year-old refugee from Afghanistan works with a driller at the training workshop of Ford Motor Co in Cologne, Germany, November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo

Germany Reports Record Budget Surplus

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany posted a record budget surplus last year helped by rising tax revenues and employment and low debt costs, creating conditions for solid economic growth in 2017 underpinned by higher state and household...


Posted 23 February 2017 by
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Farm Fields in Manitoba

Canadian Farm Debt at New Record Highs

CALGARY, Alta. – AGRICULTURE – For the 23rd consecutive year, Canadian farm debt has hit a new record. In the West, the debt load is particularly severe, raising questions about the future of this vital industry. Farmers in British Columbia are...


Posted 28 July 2016 by
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