Lower activity in the first quarter of 2017 suggests both will underperform the global economy.
Why Russia is far less threatening than it seems
Economic and demographic collapse is coming.
Garment Brands Support Workers’ Push for Higher Wages
Cambodian garment worker Pav Phanna says the legal minimum wage of $100 a month isn’t enough for her to care for her three children.
Italy is imploding in slow-motion — and it could signal the end of the euro
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Brazil's economy shrinks for fifth consecutive quarter
US sanctions have taken a big bite out of Russia's economy
As the U.S. steps up sanctions, Russia's shrinking economy is struggling with low oil prices, high inflation, a battered currency and capital flight.
Bank of Portugal raises economic growth outlook for 2017-19
The Bank of Portugal sharplyraised its economic growth outlook for this year to 2.5 percentfrom 1.8 percent and, although it still expected a slowdownlater on, also upped the forecast through 2019 citing strongexports and improving investment.
Is Italy Europe’s most dangerous nation?
Stringent international sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict have sucked the momentum out of the Russian economy over the past couple of years. The nation's growth prospects remain lethargic.