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International students contributed $447M to Hawaii economy, DBEDT report finds

It turns out that students from other countries provide a significant boost to Hawaii's economy — to the tune of $447 million, according to a report from the state Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism that was released Wednesda.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019

International students contributed $498M to Hawaii economy, DBEDT study says

International students contributed $498 million to Hawaii’s economy in 2017, according to a new report by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. The report, which analyzed the impact of international students on Haw.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2018

International homebuyers added $7.8B to Texas economy, report says

International buyers of Texas homes contributed $7.8 billion to the state's economy last year, and 10 percent of all homes bought by international buyers in the U.S. were in Texas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2019

Capitol Report: Key report on NAFTA successor finds deal would make only a slight boost to economy

New report released by U.S. International Trade Commission shows small gains for U.S. economy.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2019

Hawaii Pacific University added $423M to Oahu"s economy in fiscal year 2015-16, study says

Students, alumni and visitors of Hawaii Pacific University added $423.1 million in income to Oahu's economy for fiscal year 2015-16, according to an economic impact study conducted by Economic Modeling Specialists International. The study said the add.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

DBEDT report predicts economic, population growth for Hawaii

Hawaii’s economy, measured by real gross domestic product, will grow at 1.7 percent per year between 2016 and 2045, according to a new report by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. The state agency released the “Pop.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

There’s growing demand for green bonds but no international standard to ensure their ‘greenness’

Investing in green bonds and other sustainable assets does not necessarily mean missing out gains from other funds, IMF report finds.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2019

Farms that supply Whole Foods subject workers to ‘oppressive’ conditions, international report finds

The charity claims that laborers that supply Whole Foods reported working up to 14 hours a day in “oppressive heat with few rest breaks,” and often with “very limited access to toilets.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2019

Hawaii among states with worst pay in the country, report finds

Hawaii is one of the states where workers are paid the worst when compared to residents' cost of living according to a new report from finance and business review site, business.org. According to the report, the median yearly wage in Hawaii is $42,480 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2019

Economic Report: Service side of economy grows at slowest pace in 3 years, ISM finds, adding to recession worries

Service-oriented companies that employ the vast majority of Americans registered the weakest growth in September in three years, adding to a cacaphony of reports showing a broad slowdown in the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2019

Economic Report: Service side of economy grows at slowest pace in 3 years, ISM finds, adding to market gloom and recession worries

Service-oriented companies that employ the vast majority of Americans registered the weakest growth in September in three years, adding to a cacaphony of reports showing a broad slowdown in the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. economy stabilizes in September, IHS Markit finds, but more firms cutting jobs

The economy appeared to stabilize in September after a bout of trade-related weakness toward the end of the summer, a new IHS Markit survey shows, but the U.S. isn’t growing as fast it was earlier in the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 23rd, 2019

Disaster Ahead? Hawaii"s Economy Will Slow To "Near Standstill"

Disaster Ahead? Hawaii's Economy Will Slow To "Near Standstill" We published a report last week revealing how Michigan has the highest probability of entering a recession later this year, with Hawaii having the second-highest chances. In.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 22nd, 2019

Hawaii"s natural resource management sector jobs see 33% increase, UHERO report finds

Hawaii's natural resource management sector provided at least 4,697 jobs in the Islands last year — a number that is 33% higher than it was five years ago according to a recent economic report from the University of Hawaii Economic Research Orga.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Hawaii Cyber Lions Club finds new ways to serve

With more than 1.4 million members, Lions Clubs International is known for being the largest service club organization in the world, and Hawaii’s newest Lions Club — the Hawaii Cyber Lions Club — is putting a modern twist on how its members par.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2019

Mondelēz finds a "sweet spot" for chocolates in India

Chocolate sales are booming in India, including in rural areas, which is why companies like Mondelēz International and Nestle are bumping up investment in the still small but rapidly expanding market. Havovi Cooper and Siddharth Cavale report......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 29th, 2019

Watch Live: IMF Cuts Global Growth (Again) But Upgrades US Outlook

There's good news, bad news, and goldillocks news from today's IMF report. Bad News: For the fourth time in a row, The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its outlook for the world economy because of simmeri.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 23rd, 2019

Oahu industrial market erases occupancy gains in Q2

Oahu posted negative absorption, or change in occupied space, of 50,340 square feet in the second quarter, and ended the first half of 2019 with negative 5,936 square feet, the report from Colliers International Hawaii said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. wholesale prices barely rise, PPI finds; Inflation poses little threat to economy

The wholesale cost of goods and services barely rose in May, reflecting easing inflationary pressures in the U.S. amid slower economic growth and fading gasoline prices. The producer price index edged up 0.1%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2019

Economic Report: Economy grew at a ‘moderate pace’ in late spring, a more upbeat Fed Beige Book finds

The U.S. economy expanded at “a modest pace overall” from April to mid-May, but growth was partly held in check by labor shortages and worries over tariffs on China, according to the Federal Reserve ”Beige Book......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2019

Economic Report: The service side of the economy is still showing plenty of strength, ISM finds

The service side of the U.S. economy that employs the vast majority of Americans grew faster in May and executives were “mostly optimistic” despite worries about trade tariffs and a shortage of skilled workers, an ISM survey showed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2019