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Business News

News about trade, finance, investment trends and issues.

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If Malaysia wishes to attain developed nation status by 2020, as is the government’s goal, its productive growth must grow by at least 5%...

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A new survey just released by Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) and international business information agency Dun and Bradstreet, shows that the business...

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For the 161st month in a row, Malaysia’s exports and trade surplus has continued to grow in March.  Exports hit a record high of...

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In a controversial move, Myanmar has applied yet again to hold the chairmanship of ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, this time in...

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For a real estate developer such as Mohammad Alabbar, chairmain of Emaar, the Emirati company, there is no time to waste on such trivialities...

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Glencore, the world’s largest commodities trader, recently announced a flotation valued at $11 billion.  Now, Aabar (owned by Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Company)...

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If Malaysia’s ambitious Economic Transformation Programme is successful, the country might see an increase in its middle class of up to 3.3 million people...

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Last year’s visit by Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister to Indonesia was in hopes of recruiting corporate investments in Malaysia by Indonesian businesses.  Now, four...

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The largest commodities trader in the world, Glencore, has announced that it values its impending flotation at about $61 billion.  Shares will be offered...

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Recent analysis by a group of 19 international experts suggests that Chinese inflation will slow slightly this year as compared to the last, but...

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During this week’s annual meeting of the Asia Development Bank, Asia was urged to examine its economic instabilities if it wants to achieve viability...

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While falling a bit short of government targets for annual growth, industrial, retail, tourism, and oil production have all led to noticeable growth in...

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Corporate, consumer, and SME & commercial lending by Bank Internasional Indonesia Tbk led the Malaysian backed company (Maybank ) to post record growth at...

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Istanbul is set to host the Global Summit of Women 2011, and Malaysia is sending a 60-person delegation to the conference.  Led by the...

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Keeping in tune of their latest expansion ventures, it appears Qatar Airways is interested in acquiring a stake in Cargolux, the largest cargo carrier...

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Malaysian delegates will head to Texas, USA for the Offshore Technology Conference held there May 2 to 5. The Malaysian Investment Development Authority will...

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Warren Buffet has long been viewed as one of the most respected investors in the field, amassing a personal fortune in the billions of...

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Sarawak state is set to host a new joint venture between Chinese and Malaysian investors.  An aluminum smelter plant will be built by the...