CARACAS, VENEZUELA: Venezuelans, who enjoy free highways and dirt-cheap petrol, are struggling to buy cars as production falters because of a lack of foreign currency to pay for imported parts.
12 May 2014
CARACAS, VENEZUELA: Toyota is halting production at its only assembly plant in Venezuela because the world's largest car manufacturer lacks the hard currency to import parts due to government controls, a factory official said last week.
10 Feb 2014
CARACAS, VENEZUELA: The Caracas government has announced that the French car company PSA Peugeot Citroen will assemble vehicles in Venezuela from the end of next year.
5 Dec 2013
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011