Iran's crude oil exports have hit 1.2 million barrels per day, almost doubling from eight months ago when the country elected a new president, a top government official said.
A pair of mangoes grown in southern Japan sold Thursday for a whopping 300,000 yen ($3,000), a record price for the fruit's first auction of the season, Kyodo News reported.
A rare Ming-era wine cup broke the world auction record for any Chinese porcelain on Tuesday, selling in Hong Kong for $36.05 million to Shanghai tycoon Liu Yiqian, Sotheby's auction house said.
Prices rose across Japan Tuesday as a controversial sales tax rise came into effect, with everything from beer to washing machines costing more, sparking fears a drop in consumer spending will derail a nascent economic recovery.
Russian energy giant Gazprom on Tuesday announced it was raising the price of gas exports to Ukraine by more than a third, scrapping a previous discount amid mounting strains between the two countries.
According to him, even if they have to work incurring certain losses, the KMG National Oil Company will be maintaining the prices at the declared level regardless of the marketing economy rules.
KazTransOil will increase oil pumping tariffs on exported oil starting from April.
Football fans heading to Rio for the World Cup will have to pay at least double the going rate for hotel accommodation despite government attempts to limit price-gouging during the tournament.
The Japanese owner of US mobile carrier Sprint said he wanted to launch a "price war" with the two major carriers as he seeks to acquire T-Mobile's US unit.
Airlines are adjusting their ticket prices to the new exchange rate of the tenge.
Oil prices rose in Asian trading hours Wednesday due to strong winter demand and expectations that new Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen will not shake up US monetary policy.
Big stores in Kazakhstan are increasing their prices amid the devaluation of tenge.
Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Monday as dealers focused on the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week in anticipation of further stimulus pullback.
The Almaty International Airport is charging $1,290 for a ton of jet fuel.
As of November 2013, price in Astana, the country’s capital city, stood at $1687 per square meter.
Oil prices edged lower in quiet Christmas Eve trade in Asia Tuesday as dealers engaged in profit-taking, with a lack of leads to spur fresh market movement, analysts said.
President Nicolas Maduro said Monday his leftist government will set car prices in a bid to lower their cost.
Why isn’t the Agency for Competition taking measures to stop that? There should be some margin, but not 5 or 6-fold: President.
The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched $14.2 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.
A spectacular and rare orange diamond, the largest known gem of its kind, was on Tuesday auctioned for a record $35.54 million in Geneva.
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