On October 22nd, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk met with Panamanian Minister of Commerce and Industry Ricardo Quijano in order to conclude and put into effect a six-year-long process – the enforcement of the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA). Now that the agreement has been fully enforced, the decades-long trading partnership between the United States […] Read Article “Will the U.S.-Panama TPA boost job growth in 2013?”
Global economists were recently encouraged by the release of the BLS’ “The Employment Situation – September 2012” report, which revealed that the United States’ national unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since January 2009, as 114,000 jobs were added to the national economy.
Throughout 2012, news reports regarding EMEA’s economic situation have generally focused on the same issues – rising unemployment, depreciating monetary units, and high inflation.
As Asia Pacific continues to recover from this summer’s devastating typhoons, Saola and Libra, the natural disasters’ impact on the region’s economy has already been apparent.
With the upcoming presidential election quickly approaching, the BLS has just released one of the most encouraging jobs reports of President Barack Obama’s first term.
As anticipated, unemployment continued to steadily decline within a majority of the United States’ metro areas in August, according to the BLS’ most recent “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report.
According to the BLS’ latest “The Employment Situation” report, the nation’s private sector added 104,000 new jobs to the national economy in September, nearly matching August’s total job creation.
To further strengthen the national economy and increase job creation, the Obama administration recently announced competitive grant funding worth $40 million.
Two months ago, American economists were encouraged by the findings of the BLS’s “The Employment Situation – July 2012” report, which revealed that 163,000 new jobs were added to the national economy that month, the highest total recorded since March.
As has been the case throughout 2012, EMEA’s economic recovery is still quite sluggish. Unemployment remains well above average in many nations.