Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

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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...

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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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The Malaysian Deputy Finance Minister is crying foul over his country’s banks “inadequacies” over the lending of monies earmarked for green technology projects. Datuk...

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In its quest to expand in the Islamic bank industry, Bahraini lender Al Baraka has announced plans to purchase an Indonesian bank at some...

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A new deal between US corporation General Electric and the Saudi Electric Company is expected to bring 100 jobs and 1,680 megawatts of power...

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The Diamond Exchange of Singapore (DES) has been selected by the World Federation of Diamond Bourses to host the 2014 World Diamond Congress. While...

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A series of firsts concluded Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s visit to Indonesia.  It was the first visit by a Premier in 10 years, China...

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Iskander Malaysia has been undergoing a series of massive infrastructure, residential, and commercial construction, and has mixed results to boast of.  While the average...

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During the Third Annual Swhengtee Property Talk (an international real estate investors conference) on Wednesday, investor Gavin Tee stated that Malaysian property offers great...

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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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Bahrain is losing its battle against Dubai as the region’s most inviting financial center due to the political instability in the region.  While Dubai...

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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...

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Asian tourist destinations have been unlikely beneficiaries of the political turmoil and unrest haunting many Middle Eastern and Arab countries.  While wealthy residents of...