EXCLUSIVE Top EU official backs multi-trillion plan to rebuild Ukraine

Rebuilding Ukraine will cost trillions of euros – top EU banks EIB chief Hoyer calls for Marshall-style Plan for Ukraine Urges West and its banks to underwrite Ukraine finances BRUSSELS, May 11 (Reuters) – A top European official has backed a multi-trillion-euro “Marshall” -style plan to rebuild Ukraine, pledging the firepower of the EU lending … Read more

Exclusive: Germany prepares crisis plan for abrupt end to Russian gas

BERLIN, May 9 (Reuters) – German officials are quietly preparing for any sudden halt in Russian gas supplies with an emergency package that could include taking control of critical firms, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The preparations being led by the Ministry of Economic Affairs show the heightened state of alert about … Read more

China signals easing of tech squeeze in bid to lift economy

People wearing face masks walk past a street amid snowfall, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a shopping area in Beijing, China March 17, 2022. REUTERS / Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING / HONG KONG, April 29 (Reuters) – China signaled an easing of its crackdown on … Read more

Conflict in Ukraine harms Russian science, as the West withdraws funding

Europe ceases scientific cooperation with Russia after invasion Cooperation built since the fall of the Soviet Union is disintegrating Tens of millions of dollars in scientific funding suspended LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) – Dozens of international scientists have come every year since 2000 to Russia’s remote Northeast Science Station on the Siberian Kolyma River to … Read more

No shit for you: Fertilizer stocks are lacking as fertilizer prices rise

CHICAGO, April 6 (Reuters) – For nearly two decades, Abe Sandquist has used every marketing tool he can think of to sell the back end of a cow. Poop, after all, needs to go somewhere. The entrepreneur in the Midwest has worked hard to ask farmers for its benefits before the harvest. Now that there … Read more