Indian rice exports suspended on supply chain disruption – industry

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI - Indian rice traders have stopped signing new export contracts amid the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, as labour shortages and logistics disruptions have hampered the delivery of even existing contracts, industry officials said. The halt in exports from the world’s biggest exporter is allowing rival

Trump will protect U.S. oil but can’t dictate production: Kudlow

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will fight international efforts to collude in energy markets that could impact U.S. energy producers, but the administration cannot dictate decisions on oil production to American companies, a White House adviser said on Friday. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, speaking in an interview on Bloomberg

Google location data shows slump in trips to malls, offices

Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued stay-at-home orders to rein in the spread of COVID-19. Here is a list of countries in alphabetical order, including some of the worst hit: Australia: Visits to retail and