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Renault-Nissan launches Alliance 2022 planSep 18, 2017
...On September ##th Renault-Nissan Alliance announced a six-year plan to achieve cost savings of EUR##bn (US$##.#bn). The alliance, which includes Japan's Mitsubishi Motor Corp, Russia's AvtoVAZ PJSC, France's Groupe Renault, and Japan's...
Agricultural output falls in January-JulySep 18, 2017
...Event In January-July the volume of agricultural output was down by #% year on year, according to the State Statistics Service. Analysis The fall in output so far this year follows a strong recovery in #### (aided by a...
Inflation trend firms slightlySep 18, 2017
...Event In August the annual rate of consumer price inflation (national measure) was unchanged at a four-and-a-half-year high of #.#%, according to Statistics Denmark. Core inflation remained stable, at #.#%. Analysis On a monthly...
Samsung enters autonomous technology marketSep 18, 2017
...On September ##th Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said that it had created a US$###m fund to focus on the development of new technologies for vehicles. The Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund will seek to invest in the development of sensors...
Verizon disconnects 8,500 rural user accounts in the USSep 18, 2017
...Verizon Communications Inc will disconnect unprofitable accounts held by #,### rural customers from its wireless network, according to media reports on September ##th citing a company statement. These users will lose access to Verizon's service on October ##th...
Verizon to cut US$10bn in costs by 2021Sep 18, 2017
...Verizon Communications Inc plans to cut US$##bn in costs by ####, the company's chief executive officer (CEO), Lowell McAdam, told investors on September ##th. The largest US mobile operator said that it aims to use these savings to...
Syria: Basic dataSep 18, 2017
...Land area ###,### sq km Population ##.##m (#### IMF) Main provinces Population in millions, #### (since the onset of the war, most of Syria's major cities have witnessed heavy fighting, and thus their populations will have shrunk...
Italy: Basic dataSep 18, 2017
...Total area ###,### sq km (#### estimate), of which ##.#% agricultural land, ##.#% forests (####) Population ##.#m (UN; #### estimate) Main towns Population in '### (Istat; ####) Rome (capital; Roma): #,### Milan (Milano): #,###...
Jamaica: Basic dataSep 18, 2017
...Land area ##,### sq km Population #.##m (#### estimate, Statistical Institute of Jamaica) Main towns Population in '### (####) Kingston (capital) & St Andrew parishes: ### St Catherine parish: ### Clarendon parish: ### Manchester parish: ### St James parish...
Costa Rica: Basic dataSep 18, 2017
...Land area ##,### sq km; three major mountain ranges, central highland plateau and highland valleys, with lowlands along Pacific and Atlantic coasts Population #.#m (####) Main towns Population by canton in '### (based on #### census) San Jos...
Myanmar: Basic dataSep 18, 2017
...Land area ###,### sq km Population ##.#m (####; UN) Main towns Population in '### (#### census) Yangon: #,### Mandalay: #,### Bago: #,### Naypyidaw (capital): #,### Note: in #### the military junta moved the country...
Seychelles: Basic dataSep 18, 2017
...Land area ### sq km, of which Mahé has ### sq km and Praslin ## sq km Population ##,### (UN, ####) By island Mahé: ##,### Praslin: #,### La Digue & outer islands: #,### Main town...
Macau: Basic dataSep 18, 2017
...Land area ##.# sq km (####) Macau Peninsula: #.# sq km Taipa Island: #.# sq km Coloane Island: #.# sq km Embankment zone between Coloane & Taipa (Cotai): #.# sq km Population ###,### (end-####;...
Macau: Quarterly economic indicatorsSep 18, 2017
...Economic structure: Quarterly indicators Download the numbers in Excel...
Syria: 5-year forecast summarySep 18, 2017
...Outlook for ####-##: Forecast summary Download the numbers in Excel...
Syria: Economic structureSep 18, 2017
...Data and charts: Annual trends charts Data and charts: Monthly trends charts...
Syria: Key developmentsSep 18, 2017
...Outlook for ####-## Review...
Syria: Political structureSep 18, 2017
...Official name Syrian Arab Republic Form of state Republic Legal system Based on the constitution of #### Legislature ###-member Majlis al-Shaab (People's Assembly) directly elected for a four-year term Electoral system Universal adult suffrage National elections...
Syria: Quarterly economic indicatorsSep 18, 2017
...Data and charts: Quarterly data Download the numbers in Excel...
Indonesia: Business environment ranking summarySep 18, 2017
...Country forecast overview: Business environment rankings Download the numbers in Excel...