People read the headlines of daily newspapers after Greece closed its banks on Monday in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Greek prime minister Alex Tsipras published a decree in the official government gazette setting out the capital controls to be imposed on the count(...)

Hong Kong: imported goods are much more expensive than they are in the southeastern city of China, for example, and are about 20 per cent higher than in Europe on average. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Irish manufacturers of skincare products, nappies or Western-style clothes or shoes, take heed. From this month, China will cut import taxes on a rang(...)

The PwC office in Luxembourg: The leaked documents reviewed by ICIJ involve deals negotiated by PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, on behalf of hundreds of corporate clients.

Pepsi, IKEA, FedEx and 340 other international companies have secured secret deals from Luxembourg, allowing many of them to slash their global tax bi(...)

Amazon is the latest US multinational to be drawn into a multi-pronged clampdown on sweetheart tax deals that has already ensnared Apple in Ireland and Starbucks in the Netherlands. (Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Brussels is confronting Luxembourg over an unorthodox Amazon tax deal, alleging it allowed the online retail giant to reap potentially illegal state (...)

Despite the little time remaining, Argentina’s economy minister Axel Kicillof last week travelled to Brazil to a summit of emerging market nations. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

In Rebel Without a Cause, the anti-hero played by James Dean is challenged to a lethal game of chicken in which two cars must race towards a cliff. Th(...)

Smoke billowing from a plant in Tokyo bay.On a seasonally adjusted basis, exports from Japan fell 1.2 per cent in May from the prior month.

Japan’s annual exports declined for the first time in 15 months in May as shipments to Asia and the United States fell, threatening to knock the econo(...)

Doubts have been raised about Shinzo Abe’s strategy to spark an economic revival

Japan suffered a record trade deficit in January as growth in exports spurred by a weak yen was far outstripped by a surge in import costs, rai(...)

H anoi, capital of Vietnam, for years was one of the economic success stories of Asia, but lately it has been struggling to deal with sluggish economi(...)

A member of the Zimbabwean police force casts her vote in the capital, Harare today. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters.

Police officers and soldiers who will be on duty during Zimbabwe’s July 31st election began voting today, the eve of a court hearing to stop the proce(...)

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