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German factory orders fall for second straight month BERLIN: German industrial orders, a key measure of demand for goods in Europe's biggest economy, slumped in August, official data showed Tuesday.The month-on-month drop of 1.8 percent was the second consecutive month of decline, and missed analysts' forecasts.Analysts polled by financial services firm FactSet had expected a 0.4 percent rebound in August.Weakness in domestic demand as well as from outside the eurozone had contributed to the August slump, according to the preliminary data released by the federal statistics office Destatis.German orders were down 2.6 percent, while those from outside the eurozone dropped 3.7 percent.Growing demand in the eurozone -- with a growth of 2.5 percent -- helped reduce the overall drop.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015

Turkey says Russian envoy summoned over new air space violation ANKARA: Turkey summoned the Russian ambassador to Ankara for a second time after a new violation of its air space by a Russian warplane close to the Syrian border, a Turkish foreign ministry official said on Tuesday."The Russian envoy was summoned for a second time yesterday (Monday) afternoon to strongly protest another violation of Turkish air space on Sunday," the official told AFP on condition of anonymity.Turkey warned the Russian envoy that similar incidents should ...

Turkey urges EU action on Syria to end migrant crisis BRUSSELS: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday urged the EU consider a no-fly zone and safe haven area in Syria during talks to address Europe's spiralling migrant crisis.Speaking after the discussions in Brussels, Erdogan said Turkey was bearing the brunt of the crisis and pressed the bloc to act against "state-sponsored terrorism" in its war-torn neighbour.The European Union, meanwhile, said Turkey must do more to stop the flow of hundreds of thousands of refugees ...

Record floods kill nine in US state of South Carolina COLUMBIA: The death toll from record floods in the US state of South Carolina jumped to nine Monday, as tens of thousands of people lost power and had no drinking water.Shaken residents sought refuge in shelters, while authorities carried out evacuations by air since hundreds of roads and bridges were closed to traffic. Some 26,000 South Carolinians did not have electricity and 40,000 had no drinking water, Governor Nikki Haley told reporters on the outskirts ...

Obama to visit relatives of Oregon shooting victims WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will travel to Oregon Friday to meet with relatives of the victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting, a White House official told AFP.A gunman went on a shooting rampage on October 1 that left nine people dead at the college in Roseburg, Oregon, before committing suicide as police cornered him.Just hours after the shooting, a stone-faced Obama gave a press conference in which he blasted the opposition Republican-controlled Congress for ...

Rocket attack in Aden against hotel housing Yemen PM ADEN: A hotel in Yemen's second city of Aden where Prime Minister Khaled Bahah was staying with members of the government was on fire on Tuesday after being hit by three rockets, a security source and witnesses said.People had been left "dead and wounded" by the attack, a local official told AFP on condition of anonymity, without saying if that included any members of government.Bahah and his ministers have been installed in Aden -- declared ...

Uganda's economic growth should reach 6.5pc, IMF says KAMPALA: Investments in infrastructure should help raise Uganda's economic growth to about 6.5 percent in the coming years from 5 percent in the last fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. "Growth is expected to gradually return to its potential of about 6-6.5 percent," the IMF said. "Authorities will continue their plans to scale up public investment the completion of these projects should reduce infrastructure bottlenecks and support growth." In May, the IMF ...


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.988 bln
Exports $1.835 bln
Imports $3.823 bln
WeeklyOctober 08, 2015
Reserves $20.05 bln