July 04, 2012 | 10:19
The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that the Obama administration could be slicing the deficit too fast for the weak US economy as it pared its growth forecast.
February 11, 2012 | 08:18
US President Barack Obama will Monday roll out a populist election-year budget challenging Republicans to support his job creation drive and to finally agree to hike taxes on the richest Americans.
December 18, 2011 | 20:18
Europeans are tightening their belts and spending less on Christmas gifts this year as they struggle with incomes hit by austerity measures or fear the economy could worsen in 2012.
October 31, 2011 | 07:01
Heavy-weight state expenditure this year underlines the need for transparency and strategic further spending.
April 10, 2011 | 09:01
President Barack Obama on Saturday signed into law a temporary spending bill averting a US government shutdown and ending for now a budget row between the Democrats and their newly empowered Republican foes.
March 07, 2011 | 07:30
Ralf Matthaes, Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) regional managing director for Vietnam and Malaysia, provides a unique insight into Vietnamese consumer spending trends in 2011.
February 21, 2011 | 08:00
“This trend will continue of course, as when the rich Vietnamese get richer and after they have all the luxury goods that they want”
February 15, 2011 | 09:56
Asia/Pacific may have cuisines that are as disparate as the region’s geography and culture, but consumers across the region expect dining and entertainment to be their top spending priority for the next six months.
November 07, 2006 | 17:39
Vietnam’s state budget deficit will grow next year with increased state spending on key development projects, but revenues from crude oil will drop, as planned, to maintain sustainable use of the nation’s natural resources.