Mexico says no date set for next NAFTA ministerial meeting
Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Thursday that there is no date set for the next North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ministerial meeting, but added that his technical negotiating team was in Washington.
There is a new twist in the multi-billion-dollar financial scandal surrounding the Malaysian investment fund 1MDB — possible Chinese involvement.
Malaysia's new government — which took office only in May - has suspended three major construction projects with Chinese firms.
A senior ministry official told the BBC that it believes that two of the contracts, for pipelines, were used to launder money for Malaysia's previous administration, led by the former Prime Minister, Najib Razak.
SHANGHAI: China’s savers are rushing to pull money from peer-to-peer lending platforms, accelerating a contraction of the $195 billion industry and testing the government’s ability to maintain calm as it cracks down on risky shadow-banking activities.
PETALING JAYA: Total vehicle sales increased 28% to 64,502 units last month, compared with 50,273 units a year earlier, bolstered by the reduction in car prices due to the zero-rated Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Hari Raya-related campaigns and promotions.