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25 Авг, 2022

Sovereign funds per capita

Norway has saved the most money for its citizens: 279 thousand dollars for every inhabitant of the country!

In second place is Singapore (253 thousand dollars per person), and then — oil-producing countries: Kuwait ($210,000), Qatar ($164,000) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi from the UAE ($135,000)

In Russia, $1,466 per person cannot be compared with the figures of other oil-producing countries and is inferior even to China ($2,378 per person)

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German automakers Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday stepped up efforts to secure access to key battery materials lithium, nickel and cobalt by entering into cooperation agreements with one of the world’s leading suppliers, Canada.

The financial details of the memorandum of understanding (MoU), which was signed in Canada during the visit of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and a delegation of German companies, were not disclosed.

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A new record for the number of illegal migrants crossing the English Channel has been set in the UK. On Monday, 1,295 people crossed the canal in 27 boats in a day. Previously, the maximum mark was 1185 — this figure was recorded on November 11, 2021, reports the Independent, citing the country’s Ministry of the Interior.

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Fujitsu will start selling the first commercial quantum computers in 2023. So far, we are talking about medical institutions and research centers. But a couple more years, and quantum computers will be available to everyone

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Yandex will produce refrigerators, kettles and washing machines under its own brands. The company has applied for the registration of two brands — Tuvio and vionic.

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In Germany, an entire region is switching to hydrogen trains. Alstom’s first five such trains have now entered the route in Lower Saxony, and the rest will be delivered before the end of the year. Soon hydrogen trains will carry passengers in other regions of Germany.

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The United States exported over 11 million barrels of oil and refined products per day in the week ended Wednesday, which was a record in the history of fixing this figure, that is, since February 1991, Bloomberg reports citing official data from the US Department of Energy.

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There will be no TEFI television award ceremony this year, Mikhail Shvydkoi, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation, said.

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Producer prices for gasoline in the Russian Federation in July 2022 increased by 4.7% compared to the previous month after falling by 2.6% in June, falling by 10.1% in May, by 11.3% in April, by 15.7 % in March, an increase of 2% in February and 3.9% in January, follows from the materials of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

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Monsoon floods have killed at least 903 people in Pakistan this summer, Pakistani Climate Change Minister Sherri Rehman told CNN.

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Japan’s National Police Agency chief Itaru Nakamura has announced he will step down as he takes responsibility for the July assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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Apple Inc has scheduled an event for September 7, which is expected to showcase the next line of iPhones, as well as new smartwatches.

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Rosneft has completed construction of the Suzun-Vankor gas pipeline with a capacity of 2.2 billion cubic meters. meters per year and has begun comprehensive testing of the facilities of the gas transmission system of the Suzunskoye field, which is part of the Vostok Oil project, the company reports.

The new inter-field gas pipeline Suzun-Vankor with a length of about 80 km ensured the supply of associated petroleum gas from the Suzunskoye field to the facilities of the Central gathering point of the Vankor field, where it is processed to commercial quality.

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Sony Corp has raised the suggested retail prices for its PlayStation 5 game consoles in a number of key international markets due to high inflation.

In Europe, prices will increase by 50 euros to 549.99 euros for a console with a disc drive and to 449.99 euros without a disc drive. In the UK, the increase will be 30 pounds ($35), in Australia — 50 Australian dollars ($35), and in China — 400 yuan ($58). Price changes will take effect shortly. In Japan, the prefix will rise in price by 5,000 yen ($37) from September 15, while in the US prices will remain the same

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In Moscow, five members of an organized group who, under the guise of officials, offered appointments to government positions for money, the Center for Public Relations (CSO) of the special services said on Thursday.

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The Ministry of Finance of Belarus has paid interest obligations on the issues of Eurobonds Belarus-2026 and Belarus-2031 in the national currency for a total of $38.6 million in equivalent, the agency said.

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The number of Americans who first applied for unemployment benefits fell by 2,000 last week to 243,000, the US Department of Labor said.

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