Beijing is targeting output of 3.9bn tonnes of coal in 2020, up from 3.75bn tonnes in 2015, said the National Development and Reform Commission, adding that consumption will rise to 4.1bn tonnes from 3.96bn tonnes over the same period. Source: FT
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Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) raided the Kiev offices of Dragon Capital, one of the country’s largest investment banks, over the alleged use of illegal software at its premises, the bank’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Source Reuters
Greece’s economy will only grow by up to 1.5 percent this year, the leading IOBE think tank said on Wednesday as it trimmed its forecast due to slow progress on the country’s bailout review. Source Ethatimerini
Germany is getting signals from the United States that the Donald Trump administration will not impose a border adjustment tax on imports, Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said on Wednesday. “We have received signals from the United States that there will not be a border adjustment tax,” Zypries said. Source Reuters