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Brazil's Retail Sales Up 0.5% in May

Increase is strongest since November, agency says.

Eighteen Charged in Rana Plaza Collapse

Those accused of breaching regulations include the owner of the building.

China Q2 GDP Grows 7.5%

The better-than-expected gross domestic product growth puts China on track to reach the government’s annual target.

U.S. Retail Sales Rise in June

Apparel and accessories stores posted a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent increase.

Bangladesh Collapsed Building Owner to Be Charged

Mohammad Sohel Rana’s name will be included in the charge sheet in the Rana Plaza case.

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Source Africa Shows Continent's Potential

The promise of Africa as a viable production venue is beginning to bear fruit, according to experts at the Cape Town trade fair.

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China Policy Hits Cotton Prices

The country is unwinding its massive stockpiles of cotton and readying to implement direct-farmer subsidies.

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Unveils Budget

Is prime minister Narendra Modi going to be able to change the economic game in India and play the pro-business card that has built a fever of anticipation?

Alliance Extending Compensation Benefits

It is extending compensation benefits for another two months to workers displaced by remediation in factories that have been shut down.

U.S., China Talk Currency Exchange Rates

The U.S. has pushed China once again toward agreeing in principle on adopting a more market-oriented rate.

Bangladesh Exports, Garment Sales Surge

Exports in the 2013-14 financial year that ended in June rose 11.65 percent.

Checklist for Global Retailers Unveiled in India

The checklist, which has new requirements for both single and multibrand retail, was issued by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

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