Australia's economy grew 0.6 percent in the third-quarter, as business investment lifted despite weak household spending, reflecting the divergence between the two segments, official data showed on Wednesday.
British factories intend to increase investment at the strongest pace in four years, adding to signs that manufacturing will help support an otherwise sluggish economy in 2018, an industry survey showed on Monday.
Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called for accelerated efforts to attract foreign investment and new technologies in the mining sector, noting such a lucrative industry should find export markets as well.
Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari said on Sunday that Iran is seeking to present a new framework for international deals to encourage more foreign investments in mining industry.
The enemies of Iran, the US in particular, seek to dispirit the Iranian nation and hinder investment in the country, President Hassan Rouhani cautioned, saying the US and the Israeli regime are angered at their failure in various plots against the Middle East.
Britain’s manufacturers are putting the brakes on investment plans as uncertainty over Brexit makes them more reluctant to spend money on new factories and machinery, a report reveals, The Guardian reported.