Russian arms producers increased sales by 20 percent in 2013, which offset a big drop among other industrialized countries such as the US and Canada, says a report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Scallops caught off the western coast of France wind up going on a torturous tour: they are shipped to China for cleaning, and then sent back to France for cooking. Authorities insist the far-flung trip is worth it.
US agricultural companies have a beady eye on India’s arable market as it prepares to sign a trade agreement.However,due to India’s outdated farming techniques, there are worries that Indian farmers will struggle to compete once trade barriers are removed
The abolishment of the South Stream gas project will negatively affect countries which need cheap energy, such as Hungary, Anna Van Densky, a political commentator for EU Reporter Magazine, told RT ahead of the Central Europe summit in Prague.
Iran and Russia have not signed a barter agreement to exchange oil for Russian goods, says Iranian oil minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh. It contradicts statements made by Russia’s Economic Development Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev.
BRICS could emerge as a voice for an alternative world view and development model as there is a good scope to take the relationship forward, Rajiv Sikri, former secretary at India’s Ministry of External Affairs, told RT.