WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Chinese officials are going to meet in Washington on Friday to discuss trade disputes between world's two largest economies before a pending visit by China's top economic official, a U.S. Treasury official said.
The official described the meeting as a follow-up to last week's high-level trade talks in Beijing and preparation for Chinese Vice Premier Liu He's trip to Washington. However, the declined to give details of the Friday meetings, or specify the exact timing of Liu's visit.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday Liu, Chinese President Xi Jinping's top-ranking economic adviser, will come to Washington monday "to remain discussions while using the president's economic team."
Trade talks in Beijing last week, led by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Liu, would not produce any breakthroughs to prevent U.S. tariff threats on approximately $150 billion property value Chinese goods, and China's threats to retaliate in kind.
U.S. officials presented an extended list of trade demands, including reducing China's trade surplus by $200 billion 1 year.
A source knowledgeable about preparing for the visit said a smaller level delegation may likely look at Washington first which might delay the Liu visit slightly.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC the timing in the Liu's arrival was unclear and "there's the possibility it's not in a month’s time."
Ross also told a CNBC-sponsored event he thought the Chinese officials with the Beijing meetings "accepted the concept of a trade deficit reduction – the questions are how much and in what ways would you arrive?"
Quantity of Hired Employees Exceeded Quantity of Self-Employed People Recently
In line with Mikabadze, that the amount of employed workers exceeded the sheer numbers of self-employed people and share with the overall quantity of employment equaled to 50,8%, ?indicates the increase in the amount of jobs generated from the productive sectors of economy.
\”The lessing of the unemployment rate has resulted in stable economic indicators which were observed within the recent times in Georgia in line the decreased rate of economic increase this particular region. It is crucial that the unemployment rate has reached the lowest mark within the last Many years. Unemployment is decreased both among women and men,\” C Ekaterine Mikabadze said.
According towards Deputy Minister, the unemployment rate among men has decreased by 1,1% totaling to 13,9%, while among women the cell number was decreased by 1,5% and equaled to 11,2. Normally, the number of unemployed in 2018 was decreased by 30,7 thousand people plus the range of employees amounted to ?245,7 thousand person.
According to Ekaterine Mikabadze, the amount of employees in 2018 decreased by 12,4 thousand and 1694,2 thousand. \”A small decline in how many employed people as a result of a decrease in how many self-employed people, and also the quantity of employed workers significantly was increased by 35,9 thousand and amounted to 860,2 thousand people. How many self-employed people was decreased by 48,2 thousand and equaled to 833,4 thousand persons,\” C the Deputy Minister noted.
Competition on Borjomi Park concept Announced
Based on the official documentation, the concept includes: long-term vision with the development of Borjomi Central (historical) park, upkeep of historical-cultural function – development; Expansion of park’s perspectives; Growth and development of recreational function; Upkeep of the diversity of flora, if needed, add new species; Landscape design visions; Arrangement of paths, attractions and logistics.
Competition involves 2 stages. Applications is going to be completed on March 15. Inside first stage, the jury will select the best projects. Next the 3 winners shall be revealed by their involvement and public participation. Your second stage will end on April 5.
“Anybody or group playing competition may present the repair in?Borjomi municipality.
237.5 So many Georgian Citizens are Unemployed
In 2018 the annual unemployment rate decreased by 1.2 percentage points compared to 2017 and amounted to 12.7 percent.
It must be noted how the downtrend inside the unemployment rate is maintained in the last nine years, furthermore in 2018 unemployment rate reached the minimum level over the past 15?years.
In IV quarter 2018 economically active population constituted 63.6 percent from the working age population (population aged 15 and older). In comparison to the previous quarter, the efficient?activity rate and employment rate decreased by 0.7 percentage points. The employment rate in?urban settlements decreased by 0.2 percentage points compared to the previous quarter plus?rural settlements – 1.3 percentage points. As compared to the previous quarter the commercial activity?rate in rural settlements decreased by 1.6 percentage points, when it\’s in urban settlements remained?unchanged.
Traditionally, the unemployment minute rates are higher for males than women. In IV quarter 2018 the indicator was 2.6 percentage points higher for men when compared to the corresponding indicator for girls.
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