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David Owen dit : “qu’en avalisant la prise de la Slavonie occidentale par le gouvernement croate, le Groupe de contact a en fait donné le feu vert aux Bosno-Serbes pour attaquer Srebrenica et Zepa” External link

mondialisation Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The latest PMI survey data offered hopeful signs for the Dubai non-oil private sector,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business activity was back in positive territory," "Some sectors were on the path back to normality, according to survey respondents, though others presented a more cautious picture, finding that demand in some areas, notably travel and tourism, was still extremely weak" External link

thenational Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “Higher demand at some companies, increased backlogs and sentiment rising to a six-month high all point to firms hopefully restarting hiring in the near future,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, July 6, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Employment numbers still fell at an accelerated rate in June, although multiple signals suggest this will soon change,” “Higher demand at some companies, increased backlogs and sentiment rising to a six-month high all point to firms hopefully restarting hiring in the near future” External link

news-yahoo Monday, July 6, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “At 50.4 in June, the UAE PMI signaled the first stage of recovery in the non-oil private sector. More firms are now seeing an increase in activity as opposed to a decline, while new orders grew at the fastest rate in ten months,” External link

albawaba-en Monday, July 6, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Evidence from panelists suggested that balance sheets remain in a tricky situation, as firms made another solid cut to workforces in order to reduce costs. Thus it may be a long path to recovery for the labor market,” External link

albawaba-en Monday, July 6, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "At 50.4 in June, the UAE PMI signalled the first stage of recovery in the non-oil private sector. More firms are now seeing an increase in activity as opposed to a decline, while new orders grew at the fastest rate in ten months," External link

4-traders Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Evidence from panellists suggested that balance sheets remain in a tricky situation, as firms made another solid cut to workforces in order to reduce costs. Thus it may be a long path to recovery for the labour market," External link

4-traders Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "At 50.4 in June, the UAE PMI signalled the first stage of recovery in the non-oil private sector. More firms are now seeing an increase in activity as opposed to a decline, while new orders grew at the fastest rate in ten months," External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Evidence from panellists suggested that balance sheets remain in a tricky situation, as firms made another solid cut to workforces in order to reduce costs. Thus it may be a long path to recovery for the labour market," External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : "However, demand levels still remain weak, and the growing surge of COVID-19 cases will likely worry consumers going forward," External link

rttnews Friday, July 3, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “This relaxation of COVID-19-related measures came despite the continued rise in case numbers, as President Ramaphosa reportedly opted to preserve economic livelihoods and boost the ailing South African economy,” External link

iol Friday, July 3, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Employment also remains a difficult area, having fallen for eight months in a row,” External link

businessday Friday, July 3, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "This relaxation of COVID-19-related measures came despite the continued rise in case numbers, as President Ramaphosa reportedly opted to preserve economic livelihoods and boost the ailing South African economy," External link

4-traders Friday, July 3, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “They need a very targeted response to try to create jobs for people for whom the labor market isn’t going to return to normal,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

David Owen said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “What I do know about the chancellor’s response is that he has acted at size, in a very targeted way to try to keep the economy afloat,” “So I’m assuming that, at some point, there will be a very targeted, appropriate response that may well surprise us all on the upside. But what Boris Johnson announced this week wasn’t it” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Firms have noticeably held back from hiring as a result of weak demand, as employment numbers dropped at the steepest rate since March,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “The sharper decline in workforces suggests that manufacturers may need to see a strong rebound in goods demand before job levels can expand,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Signs from new orders and export orders data are encouraging, but the recovery may still be gradual as the pandemic continues and even accelerates in some regions,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “This virus poses a huge challenge for researchers because so much about it is unknown. In order to fight it, we need a team effort. This project has brought together pathologists, virologists, pharmacologists, and researchers who usually focus on the heart and circulatory diseases,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Drawing on this range of expertise will give us the best chance of finding a desperately needed treatment for Covid-19,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "While the Dubai PMI ticked up from the record low suffered in April, the latest survey data suggested economic conditions remain a long way from recovery in May," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Subdued demand prompted further cuts to jobs, although the fall in employment did ease to the slowest rate seen during the pandemic. At the same time, the sentiment-led future output index signalled that firms remain unsure about the path to recovery. Activity is expected to improve in the year ahead, but it remains to be seen how long it will take for the Dubai economy to rebound following Covid-19," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Businesses highlighted that despite restrictions on economic activity being partly lifted, weak consumer demand and a slow market response stopped them from making headway into covering their losses," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "While the Dubai PMI ticked up from the record low suffered in April, the latest survey data suggested economic conditions remain a long way from recovery in May," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Activity is expected to improve in the year ahead, but it remains to be seen how long it will take for the Dubai economy to rebound following Covid-19," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The latest survey data suggested economic conditions remain a long way from recovery in May,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Businesses highlighted that, despite restrictions on economic activity being partly lifted, weak consumer demand and a slow market response stopped them from making headway into covering their losses,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The latest survey data suggested economic conditions remain a long way from recovery in May,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Businesses highlighted that, despite restrictions on economic activity being partly lifted, weak consumer demand and a slow market response stopped them from making headway into covering their losses,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Most notably from the latest survey results, business sentiment regarding the 12-month outlook for activity turned negative for the first time in the series,” “As such, firms are increasingly concerned that the extended lockdown period may hurt business activity for some time” External link

iol Friday, June 5, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Most notably from the latest survey results, business sentiment regarding the 12-month outlook for activity turned negative for the first time in the series,” “As such, firms are increasingly concerned that the extended lockdown period may hurt business activity for some time” External link

iol Thursday, June 4, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Output and new orders fell again as private sector demand remained broadly stagnant. Export sales were also weak. In addition, job losses accelerated to the quickest pace in over three years," External link

albawaba-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Output and new orders fell again as private sector demand remained broadly stagnant. Export sales were also weak. In addition, job losses accelerated to the quickest pace in over three years," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Lockdown measures worldwide have notably reduced exports, as well as limiting input supply. However, May data suggested that these impacts are lessening as some countries move to lighter measures. Export sales in the UAE fell again, but at a softer rate, while deliveries were helped by the lifting of travel restrictions,” External link

alarabiya-en Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The remaining solace for Egyptian firms is that overall cost burdens eased for the first time in the series history, as wage cuts coupled with only a marginal rise in purchase prices in May. This could be important as firms look to maintain low output prices for when the economy recovers, with the market environment likely to be challenging,” “Sentiment was still positive, though concerns arose that the US/China relationship is worsening, which could affect any rebound in global demand,” External link

alarabiya-en Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Firms are increasingly concerned that the extended lockdown period may hurt business activity for some time,” External link

businessday Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The lockdown across SA ... is likely to massively affect economic growth, according to the SA PMI,” External link

businessday Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Most notably from the latest survey results, business sentiment regarding the 12-month outlook for activity turned negative for the first time in the series," External link

4-traders Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Solace for Egyptian firms is that overall cost burdens eased for the first time in the series history, as wage cuts coupled with only a marginal rise in purchase prices in May,” “This could be important as firms look to maintain low output prices for when the economy recovers, with the market environment likely to be challenging” External link

thenational Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The Philippines PMI signaled a softer decline in operating conditions across the manufacturing sector in May. The headline index picked up and was much higher than in April when the lockdown had its greatest impact on production,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “We are very pleased to be partnering with Trevena in our endeavor to combat the global threat posed by this pandemic,” External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Price pressures began to inflate in May after marked decreases during March and April. Raw material prices rose slightly as reductions in global supply started to outweigh weaker demand and lead to difficulties in acquiring inputs,” “Output prices also increased, but firms tried to keep charge inflation low, hoping this would encourage an improvement in sales once demand conditions have returned to normal” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

David Owen added ( about Queen ) : "The Queen puts up with many different people, but Ceaușescu was too much for her. " External link

themirror Friday, May 22, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The plunge in the South Africa PMI was testament to the impact that the nationwide lockdown has had on the economy,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “With the lockdown in place, many firms simply shut down operations, rather than partially reducing output,” “As such, the magnitude of the collapse in economic activity could be even more cataclysmic than the index suggests, with jobs and revenues set to suffer greatly as well” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The plunge in the SA PMI was testament to the impact that the nationwide lockdown has had on the economy,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The plunge in the South Africa PMI was testament to the impact that the nationwide lockdown has had on the economy," External link

4-traders Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : "With the lockdown in place, many firms simply shut down operations, rather than partially reducing output," "As such, the magnitude of the collapse in economic activity could be even more cataclysmic than the index suggests, with jobs and revenues set to suffer greatly as well" External link

4-traders Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Business sentiment reached the lowest in nearly three years, reflecting heightened uncertainty from the COVID-19 crisis. While firms on balance remain optimistic of growth in the coming year, some panelists were apprehensive, noting that the risk of an economic downturn was increasing," External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business expectations remain strong though, in fact improving since March, which may suggest firms will look to retain workforces for when the economy reopens," External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Shop closures and restrictions in domestic and international travel had huge repercussions on new business, which fell at an unprecedented pace after also declining sharply during March," External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Shop closures and restrictions in domestic and international travel had huge repercussions on new business, which fell at an unprecedented pace after also declining sharply during March," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business sentiment reached the lowest in nearly three years, reflecting heightened uncertainty from the Covid-19 crisis. While firms on balance remain optimistic of growth in the coming year, some panelists were apprehensive, noting that the risk of an economic downturn was increasing," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Business expectations remain strong though, in fact improving since March, which may suggest firms will look to retain workforces for when the economy reopens,” External link

middleeasteye Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The full month of lockdown measures and business restrictions led to a steep decline in UAE non-oil private sector activity in April. Shop closures and restrictions in domestic and international travel had huge repercussions on new business, which fell at an unprecedented pace after also declining sharply during March,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “businesses lucky enough to remain open scaled back activity on a massive scale, as many highlighted sharp falls in domestic sales and foreign demand,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Business expectations remain strong though, in fact improving since March, which may suggest firms will look to retain workforces for when the economy reopens," External link

4-traders Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Business expectations remain strong though, in fact improving since March, which may suggest firms will look to retain workforces for when the economy reopens," External link

wsau Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Shop closures and restrictions in domestic and international travel had huge repercussions on new business, which fell at an unprecedented pace after also declining sharply during March," External link

wsau Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Business sentiment reached the lowest in nearly three years, reflecting heightened uncertainty from the COVID-19 crisis. While firms on balance remain optimistic of growth in the coming year, some panelists were apprehensive, noting that the risk of an economic downturn was increasing," External link

wsau Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “The headline PMI posted 31.6, another record low after March’s dismal figure. Output declined at a rapid pace, signalling that industrial production data is likely to be bleak during the lockdown period,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 4, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “The headline PMI posted 31.6, another record low after March’s dismal figure. Output declined at a rapid pace, signalling that industrial production data is likely to be bleak during the lockdown period,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 4, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Sector data signalled that the travel and tourism industry was most drastically affected in March, amid a large drop in global tourism as countries placed border controls to limit the virus spread," External link

wsau Thursday, April 9, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "New business volumes fell at a steep pace, driven by lower customer sales, reduced tourism and weaker trade as countries across the world closed borders," External link

4-traders Sunday, April 5, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "March data captured the period before the total lockdown at the end of the month, signalling we may be at the precipice of an even deeper recession than currently predicted by the PMI," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, April 4, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "March data captured the period before the total lockdown at the end of the month, signalling we may be at the precipice of an even deeper recession than currently predicted by the PMI," External link

4-traders Friday, April 3, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Exports were similarly down as surrounding countries enforced their own lockdowns whilst curtailing foreign orders,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Firms that remained open meanwhile saw a large delay in supplier delivery times, restricting their ability to operate at full capacity,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Port congestion at Durban (the third populous city in South Africa) and other locations meant that many businesses were forced to limit activity, with exports to China also decreasing," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The headline reading of 50.1 signalled that business conditions broadly stagnated, driven by the first monthly fall in new orders in four years,” External link

thenational Monday, March 9, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "With many UAE firms also suffering from credit issues, backlogs rose for the fifth month running. While many firms remained upbeat for the year ahead, business expectations were hit by fears that the virus outbreak could damage an already struggling domestic economy. As a result, confidence for future output fell to a near two-year low," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “I think the big change is when we started pounding on metal,” “The first occupational hearing loss was probably suffered by people like tinsmiths and silversmiths and ironmongers and church bell ringers — [jobs that included] these high-frequency, very loud sounds made by striking metal” External link

pri Monday, February 10, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “People who work in open offices undergo stresses that people who have their own little, quiet studies do not,” “And they can show up in all sorts of ways in health effects. Insomnia is a place where it commonly occurs” External link

pri Monday, February 10, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen remarked : “The ear is an amazing piece of equipment,” “And there were hearing researchers that I spoke with who said, ‘The more I’ve learned about this, the more I’m amazed that it works.’ And I think there is that astonishment,” External link

pri Monday, February 10, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “I would scout the internet. I would ask people I know” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “I didn’t really question him about it really,” “He just said he had sourced a Gator and I had no reason really to disbelieve him” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “I would scout the internet. I would ask people I know” External link

icWales Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “I didn’t really question him about it really,” “He just said he had sourced a Gator and I had no reason really to disbelieve him” External link

icWales Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Following the disruption from severe load-shedding in December, SA’s private sector continued to deteriorate at the start of the year, with output and new orders falling further,” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Key to the decline was firms' efforts to reduce employment at one of the fastest rates on record in order to streamline costs. Input prices continued to rise while output charges dropped, placing notable pressure on margins," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about World Expo ) : "Despite lower prices, new orders fell for the second time in three months in January, adding extra pressure on businesses and halting output growth. Looking ahead, it is hoped by many firms that the upcoming Expo 2020 will restore new business volumes and kick-start activity. Another bright note is growing momentum in export sales, which businesses have attributed to stabilisation in some international markets," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The IHS Markit UAE PMI continued to worsen in January, and this month fell below the 50.0 mark that separates growth from contraction for the first time in over 10 years,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Looking ahead, it is hoped by many firms that the upcoming Expo 2020 will restore new business volumes and kick-start activity. Another bright note is growing momentum in export sales, which businesses have attributed to stabilization in some international markets,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Export sales have now risen in three out of the past four months, signaling an improving trade climate as US-China relations appear to brighten. If this is sustained, sales growth could strengthen further this year,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

David Owen explained : “However, one clear issue heightened by the eruption was road traffic, which has disrupted delivery times in each of the past six months,” “The government is seeking to address this with their ‘Build, Build, Build’ project to place greater investment in road infrastructure. This is clearly an important project for manufacturers, with several pinning confidence around future output onto improved traffic conditions,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The IHS Markit UAE PMI continued to worsen in January, and this month fell below the 50.0 mark that separates growth from contraction for the first time in over ten years," External link

wsau Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Key to the decline were firms' efforts to reduce employment at one of the fastest rates on record in order to streamline costs," External link

wsau Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Looking ahead, it is hoped by many firms that the upcoming Expo 2020 will restore new business volumes and kick-start activity," External link

wsau Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “Operating conditions improved at the joint-strongest pace for a year, with production increasing moderately amid stronger demand for goods,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The government is seeking to address this with their ‘Build, Build, Build’ project to place greater investment in road infrastructure. This is clearly an important project for manufacturers, with several pinning confidence around future output onto improved traffic conditions,” External link

bworldcom Monday, February 3, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “National businesses — large banks for example — who do business here told me ‘We believe in inclusiveness. We value all people,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “number of our members who made it clear that national businesses — large banks for example — who do business here told me ‘we believe in inclusiveness, we value all people,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The Dubai non-oil economy showed further signs of weakness at the end of 2019, with new order growth the slowest in nearly four years. Nevertheless, business activity continued to expand sharply, mainly because firms expect things to pick up in the year ahead. The Expo 2020 is a key feature of firms' hopes for the future, as it promises to bring a timely boost to investment and spending across Dubai," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The Dubai non-oil economy showed further signs of weakness at the end of 2019, with new order growth the slowest in nearly four years. Nevertheless, business activity continued to expand sharply, mainly because firms expect things to pick up in the year ahead,” External link

thenational Sunday, January 12, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

David Owen says : “More affordable options would be proteins like West Coast or B.C. snapper,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Businesses expect 2020 to be a more upbeat year, amid forecasts of greater tourism and investment in the economy. This may be able to lift hiring activity, which has remained subdued throughout the past year or so," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, January 6, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “With the country's electricity supplier Eskom implementing stage 6 load-shedding in December, many SA businesses saw activity and trade brought to a standstill,” External link

businessday Monday, January 6, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Eskom has warned that further load-shedding could occur in January and beyond, placing greater headwinds on domestic firms,” External link

businessday Monday, January 6, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “many South African businesses saw activity and trade brought to a standstill,” External link

miningweekly Monday, January 6, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “many South African businesses saw activity and trade brought to a standstill,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 6, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Businesses expect 2020 to be a more upbeat year, amid forecasts of greater tourism and investment in the economy. This may be able to lift hiring activity, which has remained subdued throughout the past year or so," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, January 6, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Despite contracting further, both output and new orders fell at softer rates than in November. This indicates that the downturn in the non-oil sector is beginning to ease,” External link

ahram-EN Monday, January 6, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The UAE non-oil economy ended the year on a very different note to where it started . The second half was much more subdued, with sales struggling to rise despite further price cuts," External link

albawaba-en Monday, January 6, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

David Owen noted : "Nevertheless, businesses expect 2020 to be a more upbeat year, amid forecasts of greater tourism and investment in the economy," External link

rttnews Monday, January 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The UAE non-oil economy ended the year on a very different note to where it started . The second half was much more subdued, with sales struggling to rise despite further price cuts," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, January 6, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Despite contracting further, both output and new orders fell at softer rates than in November. This indicates that the downturn in the non-oil sector is beginning to ease," External link

wsau Monday, January 6, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Most notably for manufacturers though are clear supply-side issues that are restricting output. Growing road and port congestion, particularly in Manila, remain a key feature of businesses’ concerns,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, January 2, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “The government has announced its ‘Build, Build, Build’ program to address the problem which some firms are hopeful will reduce supply chain blockages. Nevertheless, for the moment, production is being limited, and may remain so until these issues have been addressed,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, January 2, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "On the positive side, the outlook for next year is becoming more optimistic, as firms expect new projects to appear as the economy is invigorated by the upcoming Expo 2020. This helped employment to rise at the strongest rate in almost two years," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Anecdotal evidence commonly linked the decline to subdued market conditions and weaker customer demand,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “With cost pressures remaining subdued, firms continued to lower selling prices in November. The latest reduction was sharp and extended the current sequence to 14 months,” “As has been the case recently, respondents highlighted that strong competition forced them to offer discounts. That said, the rate at which charges fell softened for the first time since July,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Anecdotal evidence commonly linked the decline to subdued market conditions and weaker customer demand," External link

wsau Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "With cost pressures remaining subdued, firms continued to lower selling prices in November. The latest reduction was sharp and extended the current sequence to 14 months," "As has been the case recently, respondents highlighted that strong competition forced them to offer discounts. That said, the rate at which charges fell softened for the first time since July," External link

wsau Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets. On the positive side, inflationary pressures continued to ease, with the latest mark-up in input costs being the second-softest on record. This allowed companies to raise input buying and also lower selling prices for the first time since May. The drop in charges may see some demand restored in future months," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets,” External link

egyptindependent Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets,” External link

angop Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets,” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets," External link

4-traders Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "On the positive side, inflationary pressures continued to ease, with the latest mark-up in input costs being the second-softest on record. This allowed companies to raise input buying and also lower selling prices for the first time since May," "The drop in charges may see some demand restored in future months" External link

thenational Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets," External link

wsau Tuesday, December 3, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

David Owen writes : “our ears are complicated, delicate instruments that largely evolved in far quieter times than the current age of rock concerts, loud restaurants, power tools and earbuds” External link

wral Friday, November 15, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business conditions in Dubai strengthened at an accelerating pace in October, as the headline PMI rose for the second month running from August's recent low. Driving the increase was a notably sharper rise in new work, concentrated on the travel and tourism sector," External link

albawaba-en Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business conditions in Dubai strengthened at an accelerating pace in October, as the headline PMI rose for the second month running from August's recent low. Driving the increase was a notably sharper rise in new work, concentrated on the travel and tourism sector," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, November 11, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The amount of new work also remained subdued, as competition meant that sales increased only marginally from September. Cash issues were again a factor hampering firms in October," External link

albawaba-en Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "However, the most problematic indication from the survey was that further reductions in output charges are failing to boost sales. Firms have responded with an even larger price drop, the sharpest on record, but it seems that demand weakness is lingering in the private sector," External link

albawaba-en Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen concluded : “Moreover, after falling to a near three-year low in September, the forward-looking business outlook improved greatly during October, signalling regained hopes of stronger market activity in the months ahead,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The amount of new work also remained subdued, as competition meant that sales increased only marginally from September. Cash issues were again a factor hampering firms in October," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "However, the most problematic indication from the survey was that further reductions in output charges are failing to boost sales. Firms have responded with an even larger price drop, the sharpest on record, but it seems that demand weakness is lingering in the private sector," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Yet there were still several firms that emphasised the continuing impact of wider economic conditions on business output," External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Yet there were still several firms that emphasised the continuing impact of wider economic conditions on business output," External link

polandsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Labour market conditions have reportedly been slow, although continued hiring activity among surveyed firms suggests a possible improvement in the future,” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "while signalling a marginal deterioration in operating conditions, was still above the series average of 48.4, and thus pointed to a softer decline than usual" External link

thenational Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Labour market conditions have reportedly been slow, although continued hiring activity among surveyed firms suggests a possible improvement in the future," External link

thenational Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The forward-looking business outlook improved greatly during October, signalling regained hopes of stronger market activity in the months ahead," External link

thenational Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Production expanded at a slightly quicker rate, alongside a marginal uptick in the pace of new order growth. On the other hand, employment rose at a slower rate, while stock of purchases grew to the least extent for three months,” External link

manilatimes Monday, November 4, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Despite a solid rise in cost burdens, many firms looked to keep prices unchanged in order to maintain a strong market environment,” “Business expectations dropped to the lowest in the series history. However, with a good proportion of firms still expecting activity to rise in the year ahead, the overall outlook remained positive,” External link

manilatimes Monday, November 4, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "It's just time to go ahead and bring it all out there," "People are interested in locally grown. They want to know where it came from and can go out to the farm and see it" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "The slowdown led to a further weakening in the level of sentiment towards the one-year business outlook. That said, most firms are still optimistic that price discounting will encourage greater sales in the future, while continuing to mention the positive impact that Expo 2020 is likely to have on the local economy," External link

albawaba-en Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : "The slowdown led to a further weakening in the level of sentiment towards the one-year business outlook. That said, most firms are still optimistic that price discounting will encourage greater sales in the future, while continuing to mention the positive impact that Expo 2020 is likely to have on the local economy," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "The slowdown led to a further weakening in the level of sentiment towards the one-year business outlook. That said, most firms are still optimistic that price discounting will encourage greater sales in the future, while continuing to mention the positive impact that the Expo 2020 is likely to have on the local economy," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The fall in new orders was mainly domestic, with panelists reporting a third consecutive increase in foreign sales, albeit one that was softer than in August,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Higher prices for fuel and other raw materials dampened some firms’ expectations. Falling sales also harmed the overall outlook. That said, panelists still expect activity to improve over the next 12 months,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The UAE non-oil economy continued to lose steam at the end of the third quarter of 2019. After comparatively strong demand growth earlier this year, September data signaled the weakest monthly upturn in new orders in the survey history,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Companies reported further competitive pressures, while also seeing a slowdown in customer movement despite sustained price discounting,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Businesses were more downbeat towards the one-year outlook. Sentiment eased to the lowest in seven months, but was still stronger than the series average, with the Expo 2020 remaining a key source of optimism among panelists,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “With some businesses hampered by unrest over the course of September, the headline PMI signalled a further deterioration in the health of the private sector economy,” External link

iol Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The latest survey results meant that the average PMI reading for the third quarter posted at 49.1, the lowest for the year so far, and suggested that third quarter GDP growth will be modest at best,” External link

iol Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The fall in new orders was mainly domestic, with panelists reporting a third consecutive increase in foreign sales, albeit one that was softer than in August," External link

thenational Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Companies reported further competitive pressures, while also seeing a slowdown in customer movement despite sustained price discounting,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Companies reported further competitive pressures, while also seeing a slowdown in customer movement despite sustained price discounting," External link

wsau Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The dynamic will be quite different and the ECB will become a much more difficult institution to read and understand," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The dynamic will be quite different and the ECB will become a much more difficult institution to read and understand," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The dynamic will be quite different and the ECB will become a much more difficult institution to read and understand," External link

4-traders Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "We need more young people to build their lives here in Gloucestershire to support our existing industrial strengths, such as advanced engineering, and help us exploit new opportunities - in cyber-tech, agri-tech, and green technology in particular. " External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "We need more young people to build their lives here in Gloucestershire to support our existing industrial strengths" External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The slowdown in the eurozone is not about domestic forces but global trade more generally," External link

4-traders Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The travel & tourism sector also saw an easing in growth, albeit only marginally. Growth in Dubai's private sector economy, as suggested by the PMI, eased in August, with the headline reading dropping to a three-and-a-half year low and only signalling a modest uplift in business conditions," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, September 9, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Weak economic sentiment weighed on the private sector again in August," External link

4-traders Wednesday, September 4, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Concerns around current economic and employment conditions are still being highlighted by panellists as limiting business activity,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen explained : “The decline was due to a drop in sales which, whilst down for the third time in four months, was the weakest fall seen in this period,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The dip in activity growth dampened business sentiment in August, although the underlying forecast was still strong. With the Expo 2020 coming, many businesses were positive that the market will see strong levels of activity in the coming year," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Sentiment (among companies) has been subdued since the middle of 2018, but is starting to pick up now amid hopes of a recovery in growth,” “That said, concerns around current economic and employment conditions are still being highlighted by panellists as limiting business activity” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The decline was due to a drop in sales which, while down for the third time in four months, was the weakest fall seen in this period," External link

thenational Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Companies are appearing increasingly optimistic for the year ahead. Sentiment has been subdued since the middle of 2018, but is starting to pick up now amid hopes of a recovery in growth," External link

thenational Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

David Owen explained : “One note of caution from the data was another moderate fall in export demand. New orders from abroad have now fallen in 10 out of the last 12 months, as trading conditions in the region remain difficult due to the US-China trade war,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “One note of caution from the data was another moderate fall in export demand. New orders from abroad have now fallen in 10 out of the last 12 months, as trading conditions in the region remain difficult due to the US-China trade war,” External link

manilatimes Monday, September 2, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

David Owen adds : "Unless this potential basic legal contradiction is grappled with at the highest political level it is hard to see the Withdrawal Treaty being agreed" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

David Owen adds : "As a politician I am sure you can understand that this basic contradiction is now at the core of the dispute between our countries. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, August 7, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

David Owen explained : “A noticeable factor was an increase in contracts from foreign clients, leading to the first rise in new export orders since August 2018. The rise in demand came from several countries, signalling that Egyptian businesses are growing in their competitiveness on trade,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “As such, it is likely that the impact on costs will be temporary, with the rate of inflation possibly returning to its relatively. low level seen during the first half of 2019,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "With a surprisingly sharp downturn in South Africa GDP in the first quarter weighing on sentiment, businesses have continued to report a challenging environment across the private sector economy in July," External link

irishsun Monday, August 5, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "Employment was cut for the first time since March and at one of the fastest rates in nearly two years," External link

irishsun Monday, August 5, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The rise in demand came from a number of countries, signaling that Egyptian businesses are growing in their competitiveness on trade,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, August 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Optimism toward future output growth improved in July. Some firms based their outlook on hopes of a strengthening Egyptian pound in the near-term as the US dollar may fall in value through interest rate cuts,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, August 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Overall, firms are generally positive when regarding the future condition of the economy,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, August 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “July data suggest that businesses are struggling to achieve further growth at the start of the second half of 2019,” External link

angop Monday, August 5, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "July data suggest that businesses are struggling to achieve further growth at the start of the second half of 2019," External link

4-traders Monday, August 5, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Despite the sudden uplift in demand, price pressures appeared unaffected. Input prices rose at only a modest pace, with an improvement in the exchange rate with the US dollar helping to ease the impact of higher raw material prices. This fed through into the softest increase in selling prices at manufacturers since June 2017,” “Overall, this should help to maintain strong sales growth if demand conditions remain elevated,” External link

manilatimes Friday, August 2, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Despite the sudden uplift in demand, price pressures appeared unaffected. Input prices rose at only a modest pace, with an improvement in the exchange rate with the US dollar helping to ease the impact of higher raw material prices. This fed through into the softest increase in selling prices at manufacturers since June 2017. Overall, this should help to maintain strong sales growth if demand conditions remain elevated,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business conditions remained challenging in June," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "Firms reflected a continuing period of difficulty in the domestic economy, as first quarter growth results showed a 3.2% annualised contraction. The offshoot impact on the rand, along with a steep rise in fuel prices, also led to a sharp mark-up in overall costs," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Many companies may switch to using up their inventories, in which case activity could dry up,” External link

bworldcom Monday, July 1, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Nevertheless, recent PMI readings show that the government faces a difficult struggle to reignite growth this year,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, June 10, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “It’s something the market looks at now it but at the moment it is out of sync with other indicators,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, June 7, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “would be more significant than the creation of another TLTRO in boosting demand for euros globally and reserve managers would be part of that story,” External link

gulf-times Friday, June 7, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “Maybe there will be more focus on pushing forward this agenda and taking advantage of the US and China having this trade spat,” External link

gulf-times Friday, June 7, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Future sentiment rose to the highest for 13 months, showing that there is still confidence in the South African economy. "Nevertheless, recent PMI readings show that the government faces a difficult struggle to reignite growth this year,” External link

iol Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Future sentiment rose to the highest for 13 months, showing that there is still confidence in the South African economy," External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Nevertheless, recent PMI readings show that the government faces a difficult struggle to reignite growth this year,” External link

businessday Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Future sentiment rose to the highest for 13 months, showing that there is still confidence in the South African economy," External link

polandsun Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "would be more significant than the creation of another TLTRO in boosting demand for euros globally and reserve managers would be part of that story," External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "Maybe there will be more focus on pushing forward this agenda and taking advantage of the U.S and China having this trade spat," External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Manufacturers may need to curb these resignations if they hope to sustain higher production levels,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 4, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Firms were helped by a rise in foreign demand for only the second time since last September as the global trade war intensification led to weaker export conditions. This should ease some nerves in the wake of further tariffs announced by the US and China,” External link

manilatimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

David Owen said ( about Jens Weidmann ) : "Weidmann is not keen on providing liquidity for Italian banks. He thinks low rates are creating financial stability risks for insurers and banks," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 31, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

David Owen said ( about Jens Weidmann ) : "Weidmann is not keen on providing liquidity for Italian banks. He thinks low rates are creating financial stability risks for insurers and banks," External link

smh Friday, May 31, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

David Owen said ( about Jens Weidmann ) : "Weidmann is not keen on providing liquidity for Italian banks. He thinks low rates are creating financial stability risks for insurers and banks," External link

watoday Friday, May 31, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "New orders failed to rise after firms reported slow customer response rates as they await the election results. Coupled with poor demand levels since mid-way through 2018, both sellers and suppliers were forced to reduce prices in April," External link

4-traders Monday, May 6, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “This led to the first improvement in supplier delivery times in nine months…” External link

bworldcom Thursday, May 2, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

David Owen estime : "Au vu de l'opposition politique à une euro-obligation, un euro-bon du Trésor sûr serait considéré comme un pas dans la bonne direction" External link

usinenouvelle Tuesday, April 16, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen estime : "Au vu de l'opposition politique à une euro-obligation, un euro-bon du Trésor sûr serait considéré comme un pas dans la bonne direction" External link

challenges Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Given the political opposition to a euro bond, a safe euro zone bill full stop would be seen as a good step in the right direction," External link

4-traders Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Given the political opposition to a euro bond, a safe euro zone bill full stop would be seen as a good step in the right direction," External link

4-traders Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Slowing output growth and a comparably modest rise in new business hampered manufacturers in March, with PMI sliding for the fourth month running,” “Port congestion at Manila continues to increase lead times and reduce raw material supply, and will likely harm exports if the problem is not contained,” External link

pna Monday, April 1, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

David Owen says : “We felt GPS sampling would give us a better idea of what we were working with. Plus the biggest driver was the repeatability of it,” “It’s handy to go back to the same place and track how we’re doing” External link

fwi Monday, March 25, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The return to declining new export orders has dampened businesses' spirits somewhat. Supply chains faltered slightly as well, with some companies reportedly constrained by raw material shortages," External link

4-traders Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “With inflation falling and employment strong, manufacturers will likely see improved business conditions ahead,” External link

pna Friday, March 1, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen told ( about Liberal Democrata ) : “The great mistake would be to lose their novelty and link with the Liberal Democrats,” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “We have got her a coach [Sonal Győrik-Ramendra] who she goes to train with. It’s full-on over a weekend on a Saturday and a Sunday out there,” External link

newsandstar Friday, February 22, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

David Owen wrote : “There was no honour in my decision,” External link

srilankaguardian Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

David Owen told : “We feel we’ve listened and done our best to accommodate concerns,” External link

montrealgazette Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Working with GWR, Network Rail, Gloucester City Council and Gloucestershire County Council, the investment at the Railway Station will not only create a much better environment for passengers but will also provide a safer, more attractive access and improve the connectivity of the city. GFirst LEP is pleased to support this important connectivity project for Gloucester and the business community” External link

gloucestercitizen Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Export orders fell for the fifth month in a row, as China, their top export destination, reported slower growth during 2018. This news may add to fears that exports could slow even further in the first quarter,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “strength in the domestic market should carry the industry through a potentially turbulent period” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “We feel like we’ve listened and tried our best to accommodate people’s concerns,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 1, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “It went very well. We had shooters from all over Scotland and the North of England,” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Kate Warner ) : "For those who might be considering requesting the Governor to host and event here, or to invite the Governor or Mr Warner anywhere across the state, please do that," External link

abc-au Monday, January 14, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Kate Warner ) : “We greatly respect to office of the Governor of Tasmania and it is a great privilege and a pleasure to work for, and with, the Governor and Mr Warner. It’s in that spirit that we will continue through with you until the end of your term later this year,” External link

illawarramercury Sunday, January 13, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Kate Warner ) : "For those who might be considering requesting the Governor to host and event here, or to invite the Governor or Mr Warner anywhere across the state, please do that," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 13, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The headline PMI was at its highest since July when conditions first deteriorated. Firms reported movement in a number of sectors, with the jobs market also elevated into expansionary territory,” External link

angop Friday, January 4, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The headline PMI was at its highest since July when conditions first deteriorated. Firms reported movement in a number of sectors, with the jobs market also elevated into expansionary territory," External link

4-traders Friday, January 4, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “a notable waning in input cost inflation to the weakest seen in over two years” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, January 2, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Likely helped by the fall in oil prices, firms also reported an easing of recent cost pressures, such as the exchange rate and the Train laws,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, January 2, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “It’s quite a view from up there,” External link

foxnews Saturday, December 15, 2018 11:39:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Given all the uncertainties about the outlook, not least what happens as the UK leaves the EU, we can construct scenarios where the BoE is having to cut rates again, or rates rise by more than expected over the next 12-18 months,” External link

reuters Thursday, November 2, 2017 5:43:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “the world faces a very grave situation over what to do to contain the Korean dictatorship” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, September 5, 2017 9:37:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "the world faces a very grave situation over what to do to contain the Korean dictatorship" External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, September 5, 2017 8:57:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “There are not a lot of products that escape all safety agency regulation – it really is unusual,” External link

reuters Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:12:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Domestic violence survivors often experience not just immediate dental trauma but typically have ongoing oral health problems related to lack of dental treatment," "What we are hoping for is that we can really make an impact on victims of domestic violence" External link

abc-au Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Missouri Department ) : "The director has not resigned. He continues to serve as the director of the Missouri Department of Corrections," External link

hiawathaworldonline Thursday, December 15, 2016 8:37:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "I've never seen a legislator driving a vehicle they can't explain," External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, November 19, 2016 3:24:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “We want to see the result of the audit, and progress in the discussions with creditors, so that we can be confident that Mozambique's debt is set on a sustainable path” External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 15, 2016 8:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen afirmou : "O sistema já está a dar uma resposta a estas mudanças" External link

deutschewelle-pt_BR Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Our haptic technology, which is already commercially available, enables product designers to bring responsive gesture recognition to their customers in a way never previously imagined," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, November 1, 2016 8:19:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about George Thomas ) : “George Thomas never had the interests of Wales or its people when he was an MP. He had no backbone over the support for Aberfan. He and his memory are a blot that needs to be removed” External link

icWales Friday, October 28, 2016 3:12:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "It's nice to get recognized for working hard all my years in high school. To see all the other students in the school who do well and get recognized makes others want to do the same," External link

news-gazette Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen afirmou : "Já se constatou que a nível fiscal é necessário um esforço redobrado para se conseguirem atingir as metas que estão estabelecidas para Dezembro e do ponto de vista das reformas estruturais, é necessário fazê-las desenvolver um pouco mais rapidamente" External link

portalangop Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

David Owen afirmou : "Já se constatou que a nível fiscal é necessário um esforço redobrado para se conseguirem atingir as metas que estão estabelecidas para dezembro e do ponto de vista das reformas estruturais, é necessário fazê-las desenvolver um pouco mais rapidamente" External link

deutschewelle-pt_BR Tuesday, September 20, 2016 11:39:00 PM EAT

David Owen says : "Town and country work together, they move together, and neither leaves the other behind," External link

Stuff Saturday, September 10, 2016 2:57:00 AM EAT

David Owen says : "There's a lot of promise in the hinterland of Waimate and that's something we've been looking for for many years," "Outside businessmen are saying there's a lot going for Waimate and we should be grabbing it with both hands but we're quite conservative – we don't get too excited about that kind of thing" External link

Stuff Saturday, September 10, 2016 2:57:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "It's designed to force people who choose not to belong to unions to pay them fees anyway," External link

startribune Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:31:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "It's designed to force people who choose not to belong to unions to pay them fees anyway," External link

startribune Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

David Owen says : "It is not just a question of agreeing a trade deal with the rest of the EU, but with the 53 other markets that the EU has negotiated free trade agreements, and other countries beyond" External link

nzherald Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:48:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Since we have grown and matured, it’s safe to say an overwhelming majority of activity on our platform doesn’t fall into the category of the traditional vacation rental market, meaning second homes and investment properties operated for a substantial portion of the year,” External link

utsandiego Saturday, June 11, 2016 9:08:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “We expect Remain, but the issue is the polls are really, really close,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, June 8, 2016 4:48:00 AM EAT

David Owen says : "I am confident we can negotiate bilateral trade agreements and respond to the challenges and opportunities of leaving the EU. "That we can export into global markets and prosper by becoming an outward-looking, vibrant, self-governing democracy" External link

bbc Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:15:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "We're here and willing to talk with anybody, to educate them about what we do," External link

latimes Sunday, March 1, 2015 5:04:00 AM EAT



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David Owen dit : “qu’en avalisant la prise de la Slavonie occidentale par le gouvernement croate, le Groupe de contact a en fait donné le feu vert aux Bosno-Serbes pour attaquer Srebrenica et Zepa” External link

mondialisation Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The latest PMI survey data offered hopeful signs for the Dubai non-oil private sector,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business activity was back in positive territory," "Some sectors were on the path back to normality, according to survey respondents, though others presented a more cautious picture, finding that demand in some areas, notably travel and tourism, was still extremely weak" External link

thenational Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “Higher demand at some companies, increased backlogs and sentiment rising to a six-month high all point to firms hopefully restarting hiring in the near future,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, July 6, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Employment numbers still fell at an accelerated rate in June, although multiple signals suggest this will soon change,” “Higher demand at some companies, increased backlogs and sentiment rising to a six-month high all point to firms hopefully restarting hiring in the near future” External link

news-yahoo Monday, July 6, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “At 50.4 in June, the UAE PMI signaled the first stage of recovery in the non-oil private sector. More firms are now seeing an increase in activity as opposed to a decline, while new orders grew at the fastest rate in ten months,” External link

albawaba-en Monday, July 6, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Evidence from panelists suggested that balance sheets remain in a tricky situation, as firms made another solid cut to workforces in order to reduce costs. Thus it may be a long path to recovery for the labor market,” External link

albawaba-en Monday, July 6, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "At 50.4 in June, the UAE PMI signalled the first stage of recovery in the non-oil private sector. More firms are now seeing an increase in activity as opposed to a decline, while new orders grew at the fastest rate in ten months," External link

4-traders Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Evidence from panellists suggested that balance sheets remain in a tricky situation, as firms made another solid cut to workforces in order to reduce costs. Thus it may be a long path to recovery for the labour market," External link

4-traders Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "At 50.4 in June, the UAE PMI signalled the first stage of recovery in the non-oil private sector. More firms are now seeing an increase in activity as opposed to a decline, while new orders grew at the fastest rate in ten months," External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Evidence from panellists suggested that balance sheets remain in a tricky situation, as firms made another solid cut to workforces in order to reduce costs. Thus it may be a long path to recovery for the labour market," External link

wsau Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : "However, demand levels still remain weak, and the growing surge of COVID-19 cases will likely worry consumers going forward," External link

rttnews Friday, July 3, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “This relaxation of COVID-19-related measures came despite the continued rise in case numbers, as President Ramaphosa reportedly opted to preserve economic livelihoods and boost the ailing South African economy,” External link

iol Friday, July 3, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Employment also remains a difficult area, having fallen for eight months in a row,” External link

businessday Friday, July 3, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "This relaxation of COVID-19-related measures came despite the continued rise in case numbers, as President Ramaphosa reportedly opted to preserve economic livelihoods and boost the ailing South African economy," External link

4-traders Friday, July 3, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “They need a very targeted response to try to create jobs for people for whom the labor market isn’t going to return to normal,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

David Owen said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “What I do know about the chancellor’s response is that he has acted at size, in a very targeted way to try to keep the economy afloat,” “So I’m assuming that, at some point, there will be a very targeted, appropriate response that may well surprise us all on the upside. But what Boris Johnson announced this week wasn’t it” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Firms have noticeably held back from hiring as a result of weak demand, as employment numbers dropped at the steepest rate since March,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “The sharper decline in workforces suggests that manufacturers may need to see a strong rebound in goods demand before job levels can expand,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Signs from new orders and export orders data are encouraging, but the recovery may still be gradual as the pandemic continues and even accelerates in some regions,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “This virus poses a huge challenge for researchers because so much about it is unknown. In order to fight it, we need a team effort. This project has brought together pathologists, virologists, pharmacologists, and researchers who usually focus on the heart and circulatory diseases,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Drawing on this range of expertise will give us the best chance of finding a desperately needed treatment for Covid-19,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "While the Dubai PMI ticked up from the record low suffered in April, the latest survey data suggested economic conditions remain a long way from recovery in May," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Subdued demand prompted further cuts to jobs, although the fall in employment did ease to the slowest rate seen during the pandemic. At the same time, the sentiment-led future output index signalled that firms remain unsure about the path to recovery. Activity is expected to improve in the year ahead, but it remains to be seen how long it will take for the Dubai economy to rebound following Covid-19," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Businesses highlighted that despite restrictions on economic activity being partly lifted, weak consumer demand and a slow market response stopped them from making headway into covering their losses," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "While the Dubai PMI ticked up from the record low suffered in April, the latest survey data suggested economic conditions remain a long way from recovery in May," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Activity is expected to improve in the year ahead, but it remains to be seen how long it will take for the Dubai economy to rebound following Covid-19," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The latest survey data suggested economic conditions remain a long way from recovery in May,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Businesses highlighted that, despite restrictions on economic activity being partly lifted, weak consumer demand and a slow market response stopped them from making headway into covering their losses,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The latest survey data suggested economic conditions remain a long way from recovery in May,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Businesses highlighted that, despite restrictions on economic activity being partly lifted, weak consumer demand and a slow market response stopped them from making headway into covering their losses,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Most notably from the latest survey results, business sentiment regarding the 12-month outlook for activity turned negative for the first time in the series,” “As such, firms are increasingly concerned that the extended lockdown period may hurt business activity for some time” External link

iol Friday, June 5, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Most notably from the latest survey results, business sentiment regarding the 12-month outlook for activity turned negative for the first time in the series,” “As such, firms are increasingly concerned that the extended lockdown period may hurt business activity for some time” External link

iol Thursday, June 4, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Output and new orders fell again as private sector demand remained broadly stagnant. Export sales were also weak. In addition, job losses accelerated to the quickest pace in over three years," External link

albawaba-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Output and new orders fell again as private sector demand remained broadly stagnant. Export sales were also weak. In addition, job losses accelerated to the quickest pace in over three years," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Lockdown measures worldwide have notably reduced exports, as well as limiting input supply. However, May data suggested that these impacts are lessening as some countries move to lighter measures. Export sales in the UAE fell again, but at a softer rate, while deliveries were helped by the lifting of travel restrictions,” External link

alarabiya-en Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The remaining solace for Egyptian firms is that overall cost burdens eased for the first time in the series history, as wage cuts coupled with only a marginal rise in purchase prices in May. This could be important as firms look to maintain low output prices for when the economy recovers, with the market environment likely to be challenging,” “Sentiment was still positive, though concerns arose that the US/China relationship is worsening, which could affect any rebound in global demand,” External link

alarabiya-en Wednesday, June 3, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Firms are increasingly concerned that the extended lockdown period may hurt business activity for some time,” External link

businessday Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The lockdown across SA ... is likely to massively affect economic growth, according to the SA PMI,” External link

businessday Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Most notably from the latest survey results, business sentiment regarding the 12-month outlook for activity turned negative for the first time in the series," External link

4-traders Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Solace for Egyptian firms is that overall cost burdens eased for the first time in the series history, as wage cuts coupled with only a marginal rise in purchase prices in May,” “This could be important as firms look to maintain low output prices for when the economy recovers, with the market environment likely to be challenging” External link

thenational Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The Philippines PMI signaled a softer decline in operating conditions across the manufacturing sector in May. The headline index picked up and was much higher than in April when the lockdown had its greatest impact on production,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “We are very pleased to be partnering with Trevena in our endeavor to combat the global threat posed by this pandemic,” External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Price pressures began to inflate in May after marked decreases during March and April. Raw material prices rose slightly as reductions in global supply started to outweigh weaker demand and lead to difficulties in acquiring inputs,” “Output prices also increased, but firms tried to keep charge inflation low, hoping this would encourage an improvement in sales once demand conditions have returned to normal” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

David Owen added ( about Queen ) : "The Queen puts up with many different people, but Ceaușescu was too much for her. " External link

themirror Friday, May 22, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The plunge in the South Africa PMI was testament to the impact that the nationwide lockdown has had on the economy,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “With the lockdown in place, many firms simply shut down operations, rather than partially reducing output,” “As such, the magnitude of the collapse in economic activity could be even more cataclysmic than the index suggests, with jobs and revenues set to suffer greatly as well” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The plunge in the SA PMI was testament to the impact that the nationwide lockdown has had on the economy,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The plunge in the South Africa PMI was testament to the impact that the nationwide lockdown has had on the economy," External link

4-traders Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : "With the lockdown in place, many firms simply shut down operations, rather than partially reducing output," "As such, the magnitude of the collapse in economic activity could be even more cataclysmic than the index suggests, with jobs and revenues set to suffer greatly as well" External link

4-traders Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Business sentiment reached the lowest in nearly three years, reflecting heightened uncertainty from the COVID-19 crisis. While firms on balance remain optimistic of growth in the coming year, some panelists were apprehensive, noting that the risk of an economic downturn was increasing," External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business expectations remain strong though, in fact improving since March, which may suggest firms will look to retain workforces for when the economy reopens," External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Shop closures and restrictions in domestic and international travel had huge repercussions on new business, which fell at an unprecedented pace after also declining sharply during March," External link

arabnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Shop closures and restrictions in domestic and international travel had huge repercussions on new business, which fell at an unprecedented pace after also declining sharply during March," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business sentiment reached the lowest in nearly three years, reflecting heightened uncertainty from the Covid-19 crisis. While firms on balance remain optimistic of growth in the coming year, some panelists were apprehensive, noting that the risk of an economic downturn was increasing," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Business expectations remain strong though, in fact improving since March, which may suggest firms will look to retain workforces for when the economy reopens,” External link

middleeasteye Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The full month of lockdown measures and business restrictions led to a steep decline in UAE non-oil private sector activity in April. Shop closures and restrictions in domestic and international travel had huge repercussions on new business, which fell at an unprecedented pace after also declining sharply during March,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “businesses lucky enough to remain open scaled back activity on a massive scale, as many highlighted sharp falls in domestic sales and foreign demand,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Business expectations remain strong though, in fact improving since March, which may suggest firms will look to retain workforces for when the economy reopens," External link

4-traders Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Business expectations remain strong though, in fact improving since March, which may suggest firms will look to retain workforces for when the economy reopens," External link

wsau Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Shop closures and restrictions in domestic and international travel had huge repercussions on new business, which fell at an unprecedented pace after also declining sharply during March," External link

wsau Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Business sentiment reached the lowest in nearly three years, reflecting heightened uncertainty from the COVID-19 crisis. While firms on balance remain optimistic of growth in the coming year, some panelists were apprehensive, noting that the risk of an economic downturn was increasing," External link

wsau Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “The headline PMI posted 31.6, another record low after March’s dismal figure. Output declined at a rapid pace, signalling that industrial production data is likely to be bleak during the lockdown period,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 4, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “The headline PMI posted 31.6, another record low after March’s dismal figure. Output declined at a rapid pace, signalling that industrial production data is likely to be bleak during the lockdown period,” External link

manilatimes Monday, May 4, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Sector data signalled that the travel and tourism industry was most drastically affected in March, amid a large drop in global tourism as countries placed border controls to limit the virus spread," External link

wsau Thursday, April 9, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "New business volumes fell at a steep pace, driven by lower customer sales, reduced tourism and weaker trade as countries across the world closed borders," External link

4-traders Sunday, April 5, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "March data captured the period before the total lockdown at the end of the month, signalling we may be at the precipice of an even deeper recession than currently predicted by the PMI," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, April 4, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "March data captured the period before the total lockdown at the end of the month, signalling we may be at the precipice of an even deeper recession than currently predicted by the PMI," External link

4-traders Friday, April 3, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Exports were similarly down as surrounding countries enforced their own lockdowns whilst curtailing foreign orders,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Firms that remained open meanwhile saw a large delay in supplier delivery times, restricting their ability to operate at full capacity,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Port congestion at Durban (the third populous city in South Africa) and other locations meant that many businesses were forced to limit activity, with exports to China also decreasing," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The headline reading of 50.1 signalled that business conditions broadly stagnated, driven by the first monthly fall in new orders in four years,” External link

thenational Monday, March 9, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "With many UAE firms also suffering from credit issues, backlogs rose for the fifth month running. While many firms remained upbeat for the year ahead, business expectations were hit by fears that the virus outbreak could damage an already struggling domestic economy. As a result, confidence for future output fell to a near two-year low," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “I think the big change is when we started pounding on metal,” “The first occupational hearing loss was probably suffered by people like tinsmiths and silversmiths and ironmongers and church bell ringers — [jobs that included] these high-frequency, very loud sounds made by striking metal” External link

pri Monday, February 10, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “People who work in open offices undergo stresses that people who have their own little, quiet studies do not,” “And they can show up in all sorts of ways in health effects. Insomnia is a place where it commonly occurs” External link

pri Monday, February 10, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen remarked : “The ear is an amazing piece of equipment,” “And there were hearing researchers that I spoke with who said, ‘The more I’ve learned about this, the more I’m amazed that it works.’ And I think there is that astonishment,” External link

pri Monday, February 10, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “I would scout the internet. I would ask people I know” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “I didn’t really question him about it really,” “He just said he had sourced a Gator and I had no reason really to disbelieve him” External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “I would scout the internet. I would ask people I know” External link

icWales Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “I didn’t really question him about it really,” “He just said he had sourced a Gator and I had no reason really to disbelieve him” External link

icWales Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Following the disruption from severe load-shedding in December, SA’s private sector continued to deteriorate at the start of the year, with output and new orders falling further,” External link

businessday Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Key to the decline was firms' efforts to reduce employment at one of the fastest rates on record in order to streamline costs. Input prices continued to rise while output charges dropped, placing notable pressure on margins," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about World Expo ) : "Despite lower prices, new orders fell for the second time in three months in January, adding extra pressure on businesses and halting output growth. Looking ahead, it is hoped by many firms that the upcoming Expo 2020 will restore new business volumes and kick-start activity. Another bright note is growing momentum in export sales, which businesses have attributed to stabilisation in some international markets," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The IHS Markit UAE PMI continued to worsen in January, and this month fell below the 50.0 mark that separates growth from contraction for the first time in over 10 years,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Looking ahead, it is hoped by many firms that the upcoming Expo 2020 will restore new business volumes and kick-start activity. Another bright note is growing momentum in export sales, which businesses have attributed to stabilization in some international markets,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Export sales have now risen in three out of the past four months, signaling an improving trade climate as US-China relations appear to brighten. If this is sustained, sales growth could strengthen further this year,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

David Owen explained : “However, one clear issue heightened by the eruption was road traffic, which has disrupted delivery times in each of the past six months,” “The government is seeking to address this with their ‘Build, Build, Build’ project to place greater investment in road infrastructure. This is clearly an important project for manufacturers, with several pinning confidence around future output onto improved traffic conditions,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The IHS Markit UAE PMI continued to worsen in January, and this month fell below the 50.0 mark that separates growth from contraction for the first time in over ten years," External link

wsau Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Key to the decline were firms' efforts to reduce employment at one of the fastest rates on record in order to streamline costs," External link

wsau Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Looking ahead, it is hoped by many firms that the upcoming Expo 2020 will restore new business volumes and kick-start activity," External link

wsau Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “Operating conditions improved at the joint-strongest pace for a year, with production increasing moderately amid stronger demand for goods,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The government is seeking to address this with their ‘Build, Build, Build’ project to place greater investment in road infrastructure. This is clearly an important project for manufacturers, with several pinning confidence around future output onto improved traffic conditions,” External link

bworldcom Monday, February 3, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “National businesses — large banks for example — who do business here told me ‘We believe in inclusiveness. We value all people,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “number of our members who made it clear that national businesses — large banks for example — who do business here told me ‘we believe in inclusiveness, we value all people,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The Dubai non-oil economy showed further signs of weakness at the end of 2019, with new order growth the slowest in nearly four years. Nevertheless, business activity continued to expand sharply, mainly because firms expect things to pick up in the year ahead. The Expo 2020 is a key feature of firms' hopes for the future, as it promises to bring a timely boost to investment and spending across Dubai," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The Dubai non-oil economy showed further signs of weakness at the end of 2019, with new order growth the slowest in nearly four years. Nevertheless, business activity continued to expand sharply, mainly because firms expect things to pick up in the year ahead,” External link

thenational Sunday, January 12, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

David Owen says : “More affordable options would be proteins like West Coast or B.C. snapper,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, January 8, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Businesses expect 2020 to be a more upbeat year, amid forecasts of greater tourism and investment in the economy. This may be able to lift hiring activity, which has remained subdued throughout the past year or so," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, January 6, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “With the country's electricity supplier Eskom implementing stage 6 load-shedding in December, many SA businesses saw activity and trade brought to a standstill,” External link

businessday Monday, January 6, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Eskom has warned that further load-shedding could occur in January and beyond, placing greater headwinds on domestic firms,” External link

businessday Monday, January 6, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “many South African businesses saw activity and trade brought to a standstill,” External link

miningweekly Monday, January 6, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “many South African businesses saw activity and trade brought to a standstill,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 6, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Businesses expect 2020 to be a more upbeat year, amid forecasts of greater tourism and investment in the economy. This may be able to lift hiring activity, which has remained subdued throughout the past year or so," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, January 6, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Despite contracting further, both output and new orders fell at softer rates than in November. This indicates that the downturn in the non-oil sector is beginning to ease,” External link

ahram-EN Monday, January 6, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The UAE non-oil economy ended the year on a very different note to where it started . The second half was much more subdued, with sales struggling to rise despite further price cuts," External link

albawaba-en Monday, January 6, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

David Owen noted : "Nevertheless, businesses expect 2020 to be a more upbeat year, amid forecasts of greater tourism and investment in the economy," External link

rttnews Monday, January 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The UAE non-oil economy ended the year on a very different note to where it started . The second half was much more subdued, with sales struggling to rise despite further price cuts," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, January 6, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Despite contracting further, both output and new orders fell at softer rates than in November. This indicates that the downturn in the non-oil sector is beginning to ease," External link

wsau Monday, January 6, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Most notably for manufacturers though are clear supply-side issues that are restricting output. Growing road and port congestion, particularly in Manila, remain a key feature of businesses’ concerns,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, January 2, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “The government has announced its ‘Build, Build, Build’ program to address the problem which some firms are hopeful will reduce supply chain blockages. Nevertheless, for the moment, production is being limited, and may remain so until these issues have been addressed,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, January 2, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "On the positive side, the outlook for next year is becoming more optimistic, as firms expect new projects to appear as the economy is invigorated by the upcoming Expo 2020. This helped employment to rise at the strongest rate in almost two years," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Anecdotal evidence commonly linked the decline to subdued market conditions and weaker customer demand,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “With cost pressures remaining subdued, firms continued to lower selling prices in November. The latest reduction was sharp and extended the current sequence to 14 months,” “As has been the case recently, respondents highlighted that strong competition forced them to offer discounts. That said, the rate at which charges fell softened for the first time since July,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Anecdotal evidence commonly linked the decline to subdued market conditions and weaker customer demand," External link

wsau Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "With cost pressures remaining subdued, firms continued to lower selling prices in November. The latest reduction was sharp and extended the current sequence to 14 months," "As has been the case recently, respondents highlighted that strong competition forced them to offer discounts. That said, the rate at which charges fell softened for the first time since July," External link

wsau Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets. On the positive side, inflationary pressures continued to ease, with the latest mark-up in input costs being the second-softest on record. This allowed companies to raise input buying and also lower selling prices for the first time since May. The drop in charges may see some demand restored in future months," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets,” External link

egyptindependent Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets,” External link

angop Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets,” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets," External link

4-traders Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "On the positive side, inflationary pressures continued to ease, with the latest mark-up in input costs being the second-softest on record. This allowed companies to raise input buying and also lower selling prices for the first time since May," "The drop in charges may see some demand restored in future months" External link

thenational Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The downturn was extended to foreign orders, with firms noting weakness in key export markets," External link

wsau Tuesday, December 3, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

David Owen writes : “our ears are complicated, delicate instruments that largely evolved in far quieter times than the current age of rock concerts, loud restaurants, power tools and earbuds” External link

wral Friday, November 15, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business conditions in Dubai strengthened at an accelerating pace in October, as the headline PMI rose for the second month running from August's recent low. Driving the increase was a notably sharper rise in new work, concentrated on the travel and tourism sector," External link

albawaba-en Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business conditions in Dubai strengthened at an accelerating pace in October, as the headline PMI rose for the second month running from August's recent low. Driving the increase was a notably sharper rise in new work, concentrated on the travel and tourism sector," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, November 11, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The amount of new work also remained subdued, as competition meant that sales increased only marginally from September. Cash issues were again a factor hampering firms in October," External link

albawaba-en Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "However, the most problematic indication from the survey was that further reductions in output charges are failing to boost sales. Firms have responded with an even larger price drop, the sharpest on record, but it seems that demand weakness is lingering in the private sector," External link

albawaba-en Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen concluded : “Moreover, after falling to a near three-year low in September, the forward-looking business outlook improved greatly during October, signalling regained hopes of stronger market activity in the months ahead,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The amount of new work also remained subdued, as competition meant that sales increased only marginally from September. Cash issues were again a factor hampering firms in October," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "However, the most problematic indication from the survey was that further reductions in output charges are failing to boost sales. Firms have responded with an even larger price drop, the sharpest on record, but it seems that demand weakness is lingering in the private sector," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Yet there were still several firms that emphasised the continuing impact of wider economic conditions on business output," External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Yet there were still several firms that emphasised the continuing impact of wider economic conditions on business output," External link

polandsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Labour market conditions have reportedly been slow, although continued hiring activity among surveyed firms suggests a possible improvement in the future,” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "while signalling a marginal deterioration in operating conditions, was still above the series average of 48.4, and thus pointed to a softer decline than usual" External link

thenational Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Labour market conditions have reportedly been slow, although continued hiring activity among surveyed firms suggests a possible improvement in the future," External link

thenational Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The forward-looking business outlook improved greatly during October, signalling regained hopes of stronger market activity in the months ahead," External link

thenational Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Production expanded at a slightly quicker rate, alongside a marginal uptick in the pace of new order growth. On the other hand, employment rose at a slower rate, while stock of purchases grew to the least extent for three months,” External link

manilatimes Monday, November 4, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Despite a solid rise in cost burdens, many firms looked to keep prices unchanged in order to maintain a strong market environment,” “Business expectations dropped to the lowest in the series history. However, with a good proportion of firms still expecting activity to rise in the year ahead, the overall outlook remained positive,” External link

manilatimes Monday, November 4, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "It's just time to go ahead and bring it all out there," "People are interested in locally grown. They want to know where it came from and can go out to the farm and see it" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "The slowdown led to a further weakening in the level of sentiment towards the one-year business outlook. That said, most firms are still optimistic that price discounting will encourage greater sales in the future, while continuing to mention the positive impact that Expo 2020 is likely to have on the local economy," External link

albawaba-en Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : "The slowdown led to a further weakening in the level of sentiment towards the one-year business outlook. That said, most firms are still optimistic that price discounting will encourage greater sales in the future, while continuing to mention the positive impact that Expo 2020 is likely to have on the local economy," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "The slowdown led to a further weakening in the level of sentiment towards the one-year business outlook. That said, most firms are still optimistic that price discounting will encourage greater sales in the future, while continuing to mention the positive impact that the Expo 2020 is likely to have on the local economy," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The fall in new orders was mainly domestic, with panelists reporting a third consecutive increase in foreign sales, albeit one that was softer than in August,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Higher prices for fuel and other raw materials dampened some firms’ expectations. Falling sales also harmed the overall outlook. That said, panelists still expect activity to improve over the next 12 months,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The UAE non-oil economy continued to lose steam at the end of the third quarter of 2019. After comparatively strong demand growth earlier this year, September data signaled the weakest monthly upturn in new orders in the survey history,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Companies reported further competitive pressures, while also seeing a slowdown in customer movement despite sustained price discounting,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Businesses were more downbeat towards the one-year outlook. Sentiment eased to the lowest in seven months, but was still stronger than the series average, with the Expo 2020 remaining a key source of optimism among panelists,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “With some businesses hampered by unrest over the course of September, the headline PMI signalled a further deterioration in the health of the private sector economy,” External link

iol Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The latest survey results meant that the average PMI reading for the third quarter posted at 49.1, the lowest for the year so far, and suggested that third quarter GDP growth will be modest at best,” External link

iol Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The fall in new orders was mainly domestic, with panelists reporting a third consecutive increase in foreign sales, albeit one that was softer than in August," External link

thenational Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Companies reported further competitive pressures, while also seeing a slowdown in customer movement despite sustained price discounting,” External link

trendnews-az Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Companies reported further competitive pressures, while also seeing a slowdown in customer movement despite sustained price discounting," External link

wsau Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "The dynamic will be quite different and the ECB will become a much more difficult institution to read and understand," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The dynamic will be quite different and the ECB will become a much more difficult institution to read and understand," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The dynamic will be quite different and the ECB will become a much more difficult institution to read and understand," External link

4-traders Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "We need more young people to build their lives here in Gloucestershire to support our existing industrial strengths, such as advanced engineering, and help us exploit new opportunities - in cyber-tech, agri-tech, and green technology in particular. " External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "We need more young people to build their lives here in Gloucestershire to support our existing industrial strengths" External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The slowdown in the eurozone is not about domestic forces but global trade more generally," External link

4-traders Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The travel & tourism sector also saw an easing in growth, albeit only marginally. Growth in Dubai's private sector economy, as suggested by the PMI, eased in August, with the headline reading dropping to a three-and-a-half year low and only signalling a modest uplift in business conditions," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, September 9, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Weak economic sentiment weighed on the private sector again in August," External link

4-traders Wednesday, September 4, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Concerns around current economic and employment conditions are still being highlighted by panellists as limiting business activity,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen explained : “The decline was due to a drop in sales which, whilst down for the third time in four months, was the weakest fall seen in this period,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The dip in activity growth dampened business sentiment in August, although the underlying forecast was still strong. With the Expo 2020 coming, many businesses were positive that the market will see strong levels of activity in the coming year," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Sentiment (among companies) has been subdued since the middle of 2018, but is starting to pick up now amid hopes of a recovery in growth,” “That said, concerns around current economic and employment conditions are still being highlighted by panellists as limiting business activity” External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The decline was due to a drop in sales which, while down for the third time in four months, was the weakest fall seen in this period," External link

thenational Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Companies are appearing increasingly optimistic for the year ahead. Sentiment has been subdued since the middle of 2018, but is starting to pick up now amid hopes of a recovery in growth," External link

thenational Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

David Owen explained : “One note of caution from the data was another moderate fall in export demand. New orders from abroad have now fallen in 10 out of the last 12 months, as trading conditions in the region remain difficult due to the US-China trade war,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “One note of caution from the data was another moderate fall in export demand. New orders from abroad have now fallen in 10 out of the last 12 months, as trading conditions in the region remain difficult due to the US-China trade war,” External link

manilatimes Monday, September 2, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

David Owen adds : "Unless this potential basic legal contradiction is grappled with at the highest political level it is hard to see the Withdrawal Treaty being agreed" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

David Owen adds : "As a politician I am sure you can understand that this basic contradiction is now at the core of the dispute between our countries. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, August 7, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

David Owen explained : “A noticeable factor was an increase in contracts from foreign clients, leading to the first rise in new export orders since August 2018. The rise in demand came from several countries, signalling that Egyptian businesses are growing in their competitiveness on trade,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “As such, it is likely that the impact on costs will be temporary, with the rate of inflation possibly returning to its relatively. low level seen during the first half of 2019,” External link

dailynewsegypt Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "With a surprisingly sharp downturn in South Africa GDP in the first quarter weighing on sentiment, businesses have continued to report a challenging environment across the private sector economy in July," External link

irishsun Monday, August 5, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "Employment was cut for the first time since March and at one of the fastest rates in nearly two years," External link

irishsun Monday, August 5, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “The rise in demand came from a number of countries, signaling that Egyptian businesses are growing in their competitiveness on trade,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, August 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Optimism toward future output growth improved in July. Some firms based their outlook on hopes of a strengthening Egyptian pound in the near-term as the US dollar may fall in value through interest rate cuts,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, August 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : “Overall, firms are generally positive when regarding the future condition of the economy,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, August 5, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “July data suggest that businesses are struggling to achieve further growth at the start of the second half of 2019,” External link

angop Monday, August 5, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "July data suggest that businesses are struggling to achieve further growth at the start of the second half of 2019," External link

4-traders Monday, August 5, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Despite the sudden uplift in demand, price pressures appeared unaffected. Input prices rose at only a modest pace, with an improvement in the exchange rate with the US dollar helping to ease the impact of higher raw material prices. This fed through into the softest increase in selling prices at manufacturers since June 2017,” “Overall, this should help to maintain strong sales growth if demand conditions remain elevated,” External link

manilatimes Friday, August 2, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Despite the sudden uplift in demand, price pressures appeared unaffected. Input prices rose at only a modest pace, with an improvement in the exchange rate with the US dollar helping to ease the impact of higher raw material prices. This fed through into the softest increase in selling prices at manufacturers since June 2017. Overall, this should help to maintain strong sales growth if demand conditions remain elevated,” External link

bworldcom Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Business conditions remained challenging in June," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "Firms reflected a continuing period of difficulty in the domestic economy, as first quarter growth results showed a 3.2% annualised contraction. The offshoot impact on the rand, along with a steep rise in fuel prices, also led to a sharp mark-up in overall costs," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Many companies may switch to using up their inventories, in which case activity could dry up,” External link

bworldcom Monday, July 1, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Nevertheless, recent PMI readings show that the government faces a difficult struggle to reignite growth this year,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, June 10, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “It’s something the market looks at now it but at the moment it is out of sync with other indicators,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, June 7, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “would be more significant than the creation of another TLTRO in boosting demand for euros globally and reserve managers would be part of that story,” External link

gulf-times Friday, June 7, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

David Owen added : “Maybe there will be more focus on pushing forward this agenda and taking advantage of the US and China having this trade spat,” External link

gulf-times Friday, June 7, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Future sentiment rose to the highest for 13 months, showing that there is still confidence in the South African economy. "Nevertheless, recent PMI readings show that the government faces a difficult struggle to reignite growth this year,” External link

iol Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:56:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Future sentiment rose to the highest for 13 months, showing that there is still confidence in the South African economy," External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Nevertheless, recent PMI readings show that the government faces a difficult struggle to reignite growth this year,” External link

businessday Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Future sentiment rose to the highest for 13 months, showing that there is still confidence in the South African economy," External link

polandsun Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "would be more significant than the creation of another TLTRO in boosting demand for euros globally and reserve managers would be part of that story," External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen added : "Maybe there will be more focus on pushing forward this agenda and taking advantage of the U.S and China having this trade spat," External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Manufacturers may need to curb these resignations if they hope to sustain higher production levels,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, June 4, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Firms were helped by a rise in foreign demand for only the second time since last September as the global trade war intensification led to weaker export conditions. This should ease some nerves in the wake of further tariffs announced by the US and China,” External link

manilatimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

David Owen said ( about Jens Weidmann ) : "Weidmann is not keen on providing liquidity for Italian banks. He thinks low rates are creating financial stability risks for insurers and banks," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 31, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

David Owen said ( about Jens Weidmann ) : "Weidmann is not keen on providing liquidity for Italian banks. He thinks low rates are creating financial stability risks for insurers and banks," External link

smh Friday, May 31, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

David Owen said ( about Jens Weidmann ) : "Weidmann is not keen on providing liquidity for Italian banks. He thinks low rates are creating financial stability risks for insurers and banks," External link

watoday Friday, May 31, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "New orders failed to rise after firms reported slow customer response rates as they await the election results. Coupled with poor demand levels since mid-way through 2018, both sellers and suppliers were forced to reduce prices in April," External link

4-traders Monday, May 6, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “This led to the first improvement in supplier delivery times in nine months…” External link

bworldcom Thursday, May 2, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

David Owen estime : "Au vu de l'opposition politique à une euro-obligation, un euro-bon du Trésor sûr serait considéré comme un pas dans la bonne direction" External link

usinenouvelle Tuesday, April 16, 2019 8:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen estime : "Au vu de l'opposition politique à une euro-obligation, un euro-bon du Trésor sûr serait considéré comme un pas dans la bonne direction" External link

challenges Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Given the political opposition to a euro bond, a safe euro zone bill full stop would be seen as a good step in the right direction," External link

4-traders Tuesday, April 9, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Given the political opposition to a euro bond, a safe euro zone bill full stop would be seen as a good step in the right direction," External link

4-traders Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Slowing output growth and a comparably modest rise in new business hampered manufacturers in March, with PMI sliding for the fourth month running,” “Port congestion at Manila continues to increase lead times and reduce raw material supply, and will likely harm exports if the problem is not contained,” External link

pna Monday, April 1, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

David Owen says : “We felt GPS sampling would give us a better idea of what we were working with. Plus the biggest driver was the repeatability of it,” “It’s handy to go back to the same place and track how we’re doing” External link

fwi Monday, March 25, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The return to declining new export orders has dampened businesses' spirits somewhat. Supply chains faltered slightly as well, with some companies reportedly constrained by raw material shortages," External link

4-traders Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “With inflation falling and employment strong, manufacturers will likely see improved business conditions ahead,” External link

pna Friday, March 1, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

David Owen told ( about Liberal Democrata ) : “The great mistake would be to lose their novelty and link with the Liberal Democrats,” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “We have got her a coach [Sonal Győrik-Ramendra] who she goes to train with. It’s full-on over a weekend on a Saturday and a Sunday out there,” External link

newsandstar Friday, February 22, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

David Owen wrote : “There was no honour in my decision,” External link

srilankaguardian Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:40:00 PM EAT

David Owen told : “We feel we’ve listened and done our best to accommodate concerns,” External link

montrealgazette Wednesday, February 6, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Working with GWR, Network Rail, Gloucester City Council and Gloucestershire County Council, the investment at the Railway Station will not only create a much better environment for passengers but will also provide a safer, more attractive access and improve the connectivity of the city. GFirst LEP is pleased to support this important connectivity project for Gloucester and the business community” External link

gloucestercitizen Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Export orders fell for the fifth month in a row, as China, their top export destination, reported slower growth during 2018. This news may add to fears that exports could slow even further in the first quarter,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “strength in the domestic market should carry the industry through a potentially turbulent period” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “We feel like we’ve listened and tried our best to accommodate people’s concerns,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 1, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “It went very well. We had shooters from all over Scotland and the North of England,” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Kate Warner ) : "For those who might be considering requesting the Governor to host and event here, or to invite the Governor or Mr Warner anywhere across the state, please do that," External link

abc-au Monday, January 14, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Kate Warner ) : “We greatly respect to office of the Governor of Tasmania and it is a great privilege and a pleasure to work for, and with, the Governor and Mr Warner. It’s in that spirit that we will continue through with you until the end of your term later this year,” External link

illawarramercury Sunday, January 13, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Kate Warner ) : "For those who might be considering requesting the Governor to host and event here, or to invite the Governor or Mr Warner anywhere across the state, please do that," External link

abc-au Sunday, January 13, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “The headline PMI was at its highest since July when conditions first deteriorated. Firms reported movement in a number of sectors, with the jobs market also elevated into expansionary territory,” External link

angop Friday, January 4, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "The headline PMI was at its highest since July when conditions first deteriorated. Firms reported movement in a number of sectors, with the jobs market also elevated into expansionary territory," External link

4-traders Friday, January 4, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “a notable waning in input cost inflation to the weakest seen in over two years” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, January 2, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “Likely helped by the fall in oil prices, firms also reported an easing of recent cost pressures, such as the exchange rate and the Train laws,” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, January 2, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “It’s quite a view from up there,” External link

foxnews Saturday, December 15, 2018 11:39:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Given all the uncertainties about the outlook, not least what happens as the UK leaves the EU, we can construct scenarios where the BoE is having to cut rates again, or rates rise by more than expected over the next 12-18 months,” External link

reuters Thursday, November 2, 2017 5:43:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : “the world faces a very grave situation over what to do to contain the Korean dictatorship” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, September 5, 2017 9:37:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "the world faces a very grave situation over what to do to contain the Korean dictatorship" External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, September 5, 2017 8:57:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “There are not a lot of products that escape all safety agency regulation – it really is unusual,” External link

reuters Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:12:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "Domestic violence survivors often experience not just immediate dental trauma but typically have ongoing oral health problems related to lack of dental treatment," "What we are hoping for is that we can really make an impact on victims of domestic violence" External link

abc-au Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:13:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about Missouri Department ) : "The director has not resigned. He continues to serve as the director of the Missouri Department of Corrections," External link

hiawathaworldonline Thursday, December 15, 2016 8:37:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "I've never seen a legislator driving a vehicle they can't explain," External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, November 19, 2016 3:24:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “We want to see the result of the audit, and progress in the discussions with creditors, so that we can be confident that Mozambique's debt is set on a sustainable path” External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 15, 2016 8:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen afirmou : "O sistema já está a dar uma resposta a estas mudanças" External link

deutschewelle-pt_BR Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "Our haptic technology, which is already commercially available, enables product designers to bring responsive gesture recognition to their customers in a way never previously imagined," External link

prnewswire Tuesday, November 1, 2016 8:19:00 PM EAT

David Owen said ( about George Thomas ) : “George Thomas never had the interests of Wales or its people when he was an MP. He had no backbone over the support for Aberfan. He and his memory are a blot that needs to be removed” External link

icWales Friday, October 28, 2016 3:12:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "It's nice to get recognized for working hard all my years in high school. To see all the other students in the school who do well and get recognized makes others want to do the same," External link

news-gazette Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:29:00 PM EAT

David Owen afirmou : "Já se constatou que a nível fiscal é necessário um esforço redobrado para se conseguirem atingir as metas que estão estabelecidas para Dezembro e do ponto de vista das reformas estruturais, é necessário fazê-las desenvolver um pouco mais rapidamente" External link

portalangop Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:56:00 PM EAT

David Owen afirmou : "Já se constatou que a nível fiscal é necessário um esforço redobrado para se conseguirem atingir as metas que estão estabelecidas para dezembro e do ponto de vista das reformas estruturais, é necessário fazê-las desenvolver um pouco mais rapidamente" External link

deutschewelle-pt_BR Tuesday, September 20, 2016 11:39:00 PM EAT

David Owen says : "Town and country work together, they move together, and neither leaves the other behind," External link

Stuff Saturday, September 10, 2016 2:57:00 AM EAT

David Owen says : "There's a lot of promise in the hinterland of Waimate and that's something we've been looking for for many years," "Outside businessmen are saying there's a lot going for Waimate and we should be grabbing it with both hands but we're quite conservative – we don't get too excited about that kind of thing" External link

Stuff Saturday, September 10, 2016 2:57:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "It's designed to force people who choose not to belong to unions to pay them fees anyway," External link

startribune Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:31:00 PM EAT

David Owen said : "It's designed to force people who choose not to belong to unions to pay them fees anyway," External link

startribune Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

David Owen says : "It is not just a question of agreeing a trade deal with the rest of the EU, but with the 53 other markets that the EU has negotiated free trade agreements, and other countries beyond" External link

nzherald Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:48:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “Since we have grown and matured, it’s safe to say an overwhelming majority of activity on our platform doesn’t fall into the category of the traditional vacation rental market, meaning second homes and investment properties operated for a substantial portion of the year,” External link

utsandiego Saturday, June 11, 2016 9:08:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : “We expect Remain, but the issue is the polls are really, really close,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, June 8, 2016 4:48:00 AM EAT

David Owen says : "I am confident we can negotiate bilateral trade agreements and respond to the challenges and opportunities of leaving the EU. "That we can export into global markets and prosper by becoming an outward-looking, vibrant, self-governing democracy" External link

bbc Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:15:00 AM EAT

David Owen said : "We're here and willing to talk with anybody, to educate them about what we do," External link

latimes Sunday, March 1, 2015 5:04:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
neuroscientist0.98%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
secretary12.68%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
foreign secretary9.76%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
former foreign secretary6.83%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
chief european7.32%EN06/26/201726/06/2017
former british foreign secretary6.34%EN06/10/201710/06/2017
foreign minister0.49%EN05/24/201724/05/2017
chairman1.46%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
president2.93%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
industry president1.46%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
commerce and industry president1.46%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
politician0.98%EN01/06/201706/01/2017
adviser0.49%EN01/06/201706/01/2017
spokesman3.41%EN12/22/201622/12/2016
communications director0.98%EN12/16/201616/12/2016
deputy director0.49%EN11/17/201617/11/2016
economist10.73%EN10/21/201621/10/2016
opponent2.93%EN10/13/201613/10/2016
liberal party leader0.49%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
british foreign secretary3.90%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
former czech foreign minister0.98%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
agent0.49%EN09/09/201609/09/2016
real estate agent0.49%EN09/09/201609/09/2016
president of the south dakota0.98%EN08/23/201623/08/2016
ministre des affaires étrangères britannique0.49%FR07/07/201607/07/2016
ancien ministre des affaires étrangères britannique0.49%FR07/07/201607/07/2016
member1.46%EN06/13/201613/06/2016
executive0.49%EN06/11/201611/06/2016
health secretary0.49%EN05/24/201624/05/2016
corrections department spokesman4.39%EN09/10/201410/09/2014
Names Lang Count
David OwenEN64.58%
David OwenFR16.67%
David OwenES14.84%
David OwenPT3.65%
David OwenCS0.26%


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