Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, March 28

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail Xinhua, March 28, 2021
Adjust font size:

SUVA -- Fiji's national debt is expected to rise this year mainly due to COVID-19, said Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama on Sunday.

According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), Bainimarama said that Fiji's national debt stood at 6.2 billion Fijian dollars (about 2.9 billion U.S. dollars) as of January this year and it is expected to increase to 8.3 billion Fijian dollars (about 4 billion U.S. dollars) by the end of July this year. (Fiji-National Debt -Economy)

- - - -

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN -- The Brunei government has set maximum short-term prices on whole chicken and chicken eggs for 10 weeks, effective from April 1 to June 11, 2021.

According to Brunei's Department of Economic Planning and Statistics (DEPS) at the Ministry of Finance and Economy on Saturday, in collaboration with the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism through the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, DEPS has set the capped prices to mitigate increasing food prices. However, these maximum prices are not the endorsed retail price of the goods. (Brunei-Ceiling Prices-Food)

- - - -

BEIJING -- A total of 150 companies have received financing from China's National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), also known as the "new third board," so far this year.

The 150 companies have issued shares worth over 7.2 billion yuan (about 1.1 billion U.S. dollars). (China-Equities Exchange-New Third Board)

- - - -

BEIJING -- U.S. film "Godzilla vs Kong" earned over 80 percent of China's box office on Saturday, grossing more than 184 million yuan (28.13 million U.S. dollars).

The new chapter in the cinematic MonsterVerse pits the fearsome Godzilla and the mighty Kong against one another, with humanity caught in the balance. (China-Film-Box Office) Enditem

Follow on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download
Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from