Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

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With a performance of +24.79 per cent between January and May 2012, Vietnam equity funds are leading the ranking of 430 global asset classes...

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Standard Chartered has won the “Best Private Equity House in the Middle East for 2011” Award by finance magazine, emeafinance, according to a media...

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World markets may be tip-toeing on hot coals but the United Arab Emirates are trotting at a healthy pace, according to the country’s central...

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Malaysia’s established sukuk market and bank liquidity has perked the interest of Middle East institutions looking to issue debt into the Southeast Asian country. According...

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The Qatar government is poised to strengthen its tourism laws in a bid to boost infrastructure leading up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup,...

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The Gulf region is expected to experience an oil-fuelled economic boom based on rising crude prices and its positive effects on spin-off industries, according...
RiceBowl

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Food security is becoming a pressing issue in the Asia-Pacific region, global agribusiness company Syngenta said at the World Economic Forum in Bangkok. Syngenta...
Islamic Finance

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More than 450 key players and intellectual leaders in the international Islamic finance industry will be gathering in Singapore on June 5 and 6...

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Kuala Lumpur has jumped two places in world convention city rankings and three places in Asia Pacific ranking based on the number of international...

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Singapore, the city-state keen to become the financial and events centre of Asia, is making greater overtures to GCC visitors and expects tourism from...

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The insurance sector in the GCC countries will continue to grow faster than GDP over the next two years, according to the latest regional...

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Leading GCC budget airline, flydubai, has signed a US$172 million agreement with Pembroke to finance two Boeing 737-800NG aircraft as the company embarks on...

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The demand for budget and mid-segment accommodation in the United Arab Emirates is expected to increase over the next few years and Citymax Hotels...
East Timor Flag

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The tiny Southeast Asian nation of East Timor plans to upgrade its infrastructure with state investments of up to $1 billion in 2012 from oil and gas revenue and attract foreign investors to engage in public-private partnerships.

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In its shift to an open economy, Myanmar is planning to set up a new Board of Investment to invite and support foreign investors...
Vientiane

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Vientiane, the capital of Laos, will see a complete makeover of its cityscape after a $600 million project by Chinese investors will have been...

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GCC banks had a stunning first three months of 2012, recording their highest quarterly profits for five years, owing mainly to lower provisions and...
Tan Sri Lim

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Top Glove, the world’s leading rubber glove manufacturer, is on an uninterrupted expansion drive due to its recession-proof products.