India raises spending and avoids “outright populism” in the pre-election budget

Capital expenditure will increase by 33% to 10 trillion rupees in 2023/24 The government targets total borrowing at 15.43 trillion rupees It looks forward to a fiscal deficit of 5.9% in 2023/24, 4.5% by 2025/26 NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Wednesday announced one of the largest increases ever in capital spending for the next … Read more

Exclusive: US issues license to Trinidad and Tobago to develop Venezuela’s offshore gas field

US and Trinidad officials said on Tuesday that the Biden administration has granted a license to Trinidad and Tobago to develop a large gas field located in Venezuelan territorial waters, in another step to ease some sanctions. in Venezuela. The license, issued by the US Treasury Department at Trinidad’s request and intended to boost regional … Read more

Poland is seeking an alliance to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

Poland says it plans to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine Germany hints at approval as the Allies apply pressure President Zelensky grapples with a corruption scandal Russia says the tank debate shows NATO’s division WARSAW/Kyiv, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Poland said on Monday it will ask Germany for permission to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine … Read more