U.S. TRADE DEFICIT $55.5 BLN
U.S. BEA - U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, May 2019
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $55.5 billion in May, up $4.3 billion from $51.2 billion in April, revised.
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2019, July, 3, 11:25:00FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN U.S. UP 8.7%
Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $296.4 billion (preliminary) in 2018. Expenditures were up 8.7 percent from $272.8 billion (revised) in 2017
2019, July, 1, 11:20:00U.S. SHALE OIL PROBLEMS
Based on a study of 40 US shale oil companies, looking at cash flow from operating activities, only four companies reported a positive cash flow balance in the first quarter of 2019.
2019, June, 25, 12:50:00U.S. FINANCIAL RISKS UP
In addition, a number of medium-term risks are growing. The financial system appears healthy but vulnerabilities in leveraged corporates and, potentially, in the nonbank system are elevated by historical standards. An abrupt reversal of the recent supportive financial market conditions or a deepening of ongoing trade disputes represent material risks to the U.S. economy, with concomitant negative outward spillovers. The U.S. public debt-to-GDP ratio is on an unsustainable path and is expected to continue rising throughout the medium-term, as aging related spending rises.
2019, June, 21, 09:35:00U.S. CURRENT-ACCOUNT DEFICIT DOWN TO $130.4 BLN
The U.S. current-account deficit decreased to $130.4 billion (preliminary) in the first quarter of 2019 from $143.9 billion (revised) in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit was 2.5 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product in the first quarter, down from 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter.
2019, June, 18, 17:15:00U.S. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION UP 0.4%
Industrial production rose 0.4 percent in May after falling 0.4 percent in April. The indexes for manufacturing and mining gained 0.2 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively, in May; the index for utilities climbed 2.1 percent. At 109.6 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production was 2.0 percent higher in May than it was a year earlier. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector moved up 0.2 percentage point in May to 78.1 percent, a rate that is 1.7 percentage points below its long-run (1972–2018) average.
2019, December, 9, 13:08:00Green Workplace Summit 11 December 2019
We would like to invite your organization to participate at the Green Workplace Summit which will focus on developing a healthy, energy-efficient and sustainable built environment for all, taking place on the 11 December 2019 in the Sultanate of Oman. The event is organized by be’ah and White Paper Summits.
2019, December, 9, 13:07:00Energy Week Georgia 2020, 28-30th January, Tbilisi
On 28-30th January 2020 the international investment event “Energy Week Georgia 2020” will take place in Tbilisi.
2019, December, 9, 13:05:00NUCLEAR POWER FOR CLIMATE
recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the International Energy Agency (IEA), and the World Energy Council have all highlighted nuclear power's role in the energy transition;
2019, December, 9, 13:00:00NUCLEAR POWER FOR CO2 CUTTING
A new report by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology examined various scenarios for the decarbonization of the nation’s electricity sector. The MIT researcher’s simulations showed that availability of nuclear powered generation would help reduce the needed carbon price by up to 67 percent (to less than $40 per ton) in meeting a 90-percent reduction target (below 2005 levels) by 2050.
2019, December, 9, 12:55:00RUSSIA'S NUCLEAR FOR IRAN STOPPED
This makes it technologically impossible for TVEL to be further engaged in works at the Fordow facility. Uranium enrichment and stable medical isotope production cannot be sustained in the same room. Air and equipment are exposed to UF6 leftovers, making the produced stable medical isotopes unsuitable for medical purposes.
2019, December, 9, 12:45:00U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT 3.5%
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 266,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 3.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported
2019, December, 9, 12:40:00WORLDWIDE RIG COUNT DOWN 81 TO 2,042
The worldwide rig count for November 2019 was 2,042, down 81 from the 2,123 counted in October 2019, and down 224 from the 2,266 counted in November 2018.