Is CHINA more ISOLATED due to CORONAVIRUS? – VisualPolitik EN

The coronavirus has taught us one thing: we depend a lot on China. Over the past few decades, China has become the world’s factory. It doesn’t matter that Chinese salaries have grown markedly: China continues to offer many advantages for manufacturing: a network of quality suppliers, infrastructure, and skilled labor. The problem with this dependence … Read more Is CHINA more ISOLATED due to CORONAVIRUS? – VisualPolitik EN

“1.6 million Yemenis could be affected by a damaged oil tanker” – Humanitarian Chief

Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock today (15 Jul) told the Security Council that if a spill were to occur from the FSO Safer, a damaged oil tanker moored off the coast of Hodeidah governorate in the Red Sea, “1.6 million Yemenis would be directly affected” and “every fishing community along Yemen’s west coast would see their … Read more “1.6 million Yemenis could be affected by a damaged oil tanker” – Humanitarian Chief

Oil Will Stay Near $50 for Most of 2021, Says Blanch

Jul.14 — Francisco Blanch, head of global commodities and derivatives research at Bank of America Securities, discusses how Covid-19 is quickly closing the economic gap between the United States and China, demand recovery in gasoline and jet fuel, and his outlook for OPEC oil production. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”

Copper bounces back from pandemic lows

Copper has been one of the best performing commodities, leading other metals. Insights via @CME Group: https://openmarkets.cmegroup.com/quicktake?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at quicktakenews@gmail.com QuickTake by Bloomberg is a … Read more Copper bounces back from pandemic lows

Syria: ‘Levels of assistance delivered across border are far from sufficient’ – Humanitarian Chief

Briefing by Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria-Humanitarian briefing) during the Security Council Open VTC. UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock told the Security Council failure to extend the cross-border authorization into Syria “would sever the UN operation currently underway” in the country’s … Read more Syria: ‘Levels of assistance delivered across border are far from sufficient’ – Humanitarian Chief

Despite fertile land, Covid-19 worsens food insecurity in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo, which cultivates only 10 percent of its arable land, imports almost all of its food. At local markets, the rice comes from Asia, the fish from Latin America and the onions from Cameroon. The result of this reliance on imports is food insecurity. In March, the Covid-19 pandemic and the … Read more Despite fertile land, Covid-19 worsens food insecurity in DR Congo