The FGV said that both indicators of current situation and future perspectives in the construction sector registered improvements in January: the Present Situation Index saw an eighth consecutive increase, reaching 84.3 points, and the Expectations Index rose to 104.2 points, both the highest figures since September 2012. … [Read more...] about Confidence in Brazil’s construction sector reaches 5-year high in Jan.
There is a need for out-of-the-box solutions to channelise private investments and attract private players as well as the Indian public. GoI could take a leaf out of the box from jurisdictions such as Singapore and make capital gains as well as income distributions tax-free from investments in InvITs and channelise domestic retail money directly into brownfield infrastructure. … [Read more...] about ‘Urgent steps needed to support real estate & construction sector in Budget 2020’
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The country's export to the EU was valued at 5.86 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, about 95 percent of which entered the EU duty-free taking advantage of the EBA preferences, an EU data showed, adding that garment and footwear products accounted for around three quarters of the EU imports from the kingdom. … [Read more...] about Cambodian economy projected to grow 7.1 pct this year