South Korea is worried about Brexit, too. Asia's fourth largest economy has lowered its growth outlook and planned a package of stimulus measures in light of global financial uncertainty.
The head of the International Monetary Fund has praised Asian nations for their efforts toward economic expansion and poverty reduction. But she warned that an increasingly aging population might become a huge obstacle.
Despite global sanctions over its weapons programs, North Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in 17 years thanks to a jump in exports and increased production in mining and other industries.
As the economic impact of Brexit begins to bite, British and EU officials meet for the third time to formally discuss the terms of the UK's exit from the bloc. No breakthrough on any of the thorny issues is expected.
Two of the world's biggest trading nations saw both exports and imports cooling lately. While Chinese trade growth in July slowed significantly compared with June, German exporters even suffered a surprise decline.
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