After months spent working to erase their image as emerging markets to avoid, the Iraq crisis and its influence on oil prices are putting the fragile five currencies back on investors’ sell lists.
Japan’s ruling party wants to increase corporate participation in agriculture to boost the competitiveness of the nation’s farms as pressure increases to cut import tariffs.
Japan’s campaign to boost renewable power supplies since the Fukushima nuclear disaster is producing some unlikely winners: vegetable farmers.
Tata Motors Ltd., India’s biggest automaker, posted profit that missed analyst estimates as a wider loss at the local business eroded gains from its Jaguar Land Rover unit.
The polysilicon industry is headed for its biggest boom since a price war started three years ago. It can thank a burst of solar-panel orders in China and Japan.
Grain South Africa, an industry body, will decide “soon” whether to seek an increase in the import tariff on wheat, General Manager Jannie de Villiers said today by phone from Pretoria.
South Korea will temporarily remove an import tariff on milling-wheat shipments from Jan. 1 to help “stabilize” local prices, the nation’s finance ministry said.