Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

Billboard

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French company L'Oréal, the world's largest cosmetics firm owned by Europe's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt, will invest up to $100 million in Indonesia to...
Myanmar Sweepers

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The continued dispute about the new Myanmar investment law is unsettling investors and has sparked concerns that foreign companies might reconsider entering the country...
Thai Rice

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ASEAN nations in an initiative led by Thailand are aiming to intensify joint efforts in rice production to pave the way for more cooperation...
Laos Bourse1

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The stock exchanges of ASEAN countries are attracting increasing attention from foreign investors with capital markets in the 10 member-bloc showing a strong momentum...
CALA

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The Philippines has announced the opening up of five more bids under the government’s public-private partnership policy for the remainder of this year, making...
RR

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Forbes Magazine is out with its newest richest people of a country list, and this time it's Thailand. The collective wealth of the 40...
Wealthy Arab

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The Gulf Cooperation Council countries will reach a combined trade surplus of up to $500 billion in 2012, a report by KFH-Research, a unit...
Abu Dhbai

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National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the biggest bank in the United Arab Emirates by assets, is set to officially open its first branch...
Myanmar Oil Gas

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About 10 of Myanmar's 18 onshore and 25 offshore blocks will be up for bidding in the near future, the country's energy minister said on...
Swilry Stocks

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Asia will be the most important emerging-market region for the GCC in the coming years, according to a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit...
Myanmar Market

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A German micro finance institution, Sparkassenstiftung für internationale Kooperation (Savings Bank Foundation for International Development, or SBFIC) will commence operations in Myanmar by the...
Pig Farm

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Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group, one of Asia’s largest agriculture-based conglomerates, said it will set up three more operations in Laos through its subsidiary, CP...
Jakarta3

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Indonesia has set itself the target of reaching $41 billion in investment in 2013, the head of the country's Investment Coordinating Board, Chatib Basri,...
Gulf Air

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The two wealthy Gulf states of Qatar and Bahrain are intensifying their economic relations to ASEAN states. While Bahrain is marketing itself as a...
Bangkok Street

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Investors' applications through the Thai Board of Investment (BoI), the approving body for strategic industry and commercial investments under a tax privileges scheme, will...
Myanmar2

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A private group of financiers has proposed a new “satellite town” outside of Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city and the gateway to key trade...
Coal

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Indonesia’s voracious energy demand has spurred state electricity utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to establish a $1 billion budget for acquiring stakes in private...
GIC

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Singapore's sovereign wealth fund is stepping up its investment in the US, targeting the energy and hospitality sectors. Together with China's government fund China Investment...