Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

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Brazilian exports to Arab countries are at an all-time high, due mainly to food exports.  Middle Eastern countries bought $4.1 billion worth of goods...

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Next week’s roundtable meetings with the Prime Minister of Malaysia and several big-name US companies is expected to lead to the announcement of a...

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Despite a 31.5% decrease in earnings over the first quarter of 2011, SingTel remains confident about its long-term investment in Indian telecom Bharti.  The...

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As Malaysia strives to meet its Economic Transformation Program (ETP) goals of economic development, namely increasing job creating and gross national income, it has...

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In what is seen as a landmark victory against Wall Street Corruption, Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty yesterday on all counts of fraud and...

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The United Arab Emirates seem to have benefitted from international turmoil in neighboring regions, and are touting their reputation as a so-called “Switzerland of...

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Allied Enterprises, the Emerati subdivision of the Chalhoub Group designer clothing retailers, has announced an ambitious plan to open more than 40 stores in...

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Another Dubai property development has been forced to scale back construction and seek further investors after the collapse of the real estate market in...

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After a bizarre series of events, Indonesian regulators have imposed serious sanctions on Citibank Indonesia.  They will be prevented from opening new branches for...

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A recent online survey by a regional property company shows that Singaporeans are still wary of government policies to cool the housing market, and...

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One lasting effect of the global economic downturn in the Middle East is the amount of unused commercial real estate.  Dubai and Abu Dhabi...

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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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Sweden has been working on a pilot program to use solar power to heat water in the municipality of Anneborg, and hopes to translate...

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Nakheel, the master developer that is a subsidiary of Dubai World, is facing charges that it did not complete its promises to Sao Paulo...

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In a move uncharacteristic of the secretive Swiss banking industry, authorities there have frozen hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to deposed and current...

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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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Toby O’Connor has been named the CEO of DBS Group’s Islamic banking branch, Islamic Bank of Asia (IB Asia). After a period that has...