Latvian ECB member accused of bribery - Germany's internet network lagging behind - Japan books first trade deficit in months
China is "one of the most restrictive economies in the world," concluded a recent survey by the EU Chamber of Commerce in China. The chamber's president tells DW about European firms' challenges in doing business there.
A DW data analysis reveals that the majority of applications for a German visa come from Asia. While the success rate is better than in places like Africa, one in ten applicants from the continent faces rejection.
Barbados has been struggling with weak economic growth over the past decade, putting strains on its public debt and deficit. The ailing economy offers a cautionary tale for other small island nation states in the region.
The EU has proposed banning some everyday plastic products, citing the growing amount of harmful plastic litter in the oceans. But without proper action in Asia, the world's plastic problem is unlikely to go away.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version