Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015


Latin America

Taking the long-term view


Taking the long-term view
Argentine stock exchange, Buenos Aires

After a lackluster run in 2014, bourses in Latin America’s major economies — including Brazil, Mexico... Apr 20, 2015

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www.malanje.gov.ao

Next Global Industrial Powerhouse



Often thought of as a sea & sand destination, Adnan Dalgakiran, Chairman of the Turkish Machinery Promotion Group, explains why Turkey... Apr 17, 2015

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Emerging markets

No longer the wild frontier


No longer the wild frontier

Emerging and frontier markets are shedding their image as a risky area to which investors should dedicate only a small portion of their portfolios.... Apr 17, 2015

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Tourism in Bangladesh

Bangladesh hails 2016 as the ‘Year of Tourism’


Bangladesh hails 2016 as the ‘Year of Tourism’
Rashed Khan Menon, Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation

With the development of tourism hotspots, new luxury hotels being built and improved air connectivity, ‘Beautiful Bangladesh’... Apr 16, 2015

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www.tlaxcala.gob.mx

ICT in Bangladesh

Digital Bangladesh: an ICT revolution


Digital Bangladesh: an ICT revolution

The Bangladeshi government’s Digital Bangladesh initiative not only looks to transform the country into a modern, knowledge-based society... Apr 16, 2015

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The African Stock Exchange

Creating a continental trading platform


Creating a continental trading platform

Tiny Mauritius could soon be home to the first truly pan African stock exchange. Leveraging the island’s reputation for investor protection,... Apr 15, 2015

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Bangladesh Banks

Finance sector stands behind Governor's push for SMEs and inclusive growth


Finance sector stands behind Governor's push for SMEs and inclusive growth
Governor of Bangladesh Bank, Dr. Atiur Rahman

As Dr. Atiur Rahman is honored by invitation to speak at the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank, United World looks at how the finance... Apr 14, 2015

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Turkey's foreign policy

Turkey aims for G20 consensus on Syria and Ukraine


Turkey aims for G20 consensus on Syria and Ukraine

Turkey aims to use its term as G20 President to forge consensus on tackling the Syrian and Ukrainian conflicts, Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz... Apr 13, 2015

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Latin American stock exchanges

MILA: Latin America's integrated market


MILA: Latin America's integrated market
Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (Mexican stock exchange), Mexico City

The stock exchanges in four of Latin America’s most dynamic and open economies – Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile – have... Apr 13, 2015

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Dr Atiur Rahman, The Poor Man’s Governor



United World sits down with the Governor of the Central Bank of Bangladesh, Dr. Atiur Rahman, to discuss his inclusive growth policies, technology... Apr 13, 2015

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Turkey's Minister of Economy

SME’s top priority in Turkey’s export strategy



As Turkey’s G20 Presidency seeks to stimulate global trade back to pre crisis levels, the Minister of Economy, Nihat Zeybekci, says... Apr 13, 2015

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Turkey invites the world to discover its potential


Turkey invites the world to discover its potential
TIM Chairman Mehmet Büyükekşi

With the G20 Presidency shining the international spotlight on Turkey, a national rebranding initiative is aiming to change perceptions of... Apr 10, 2015

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US Trade in Angola

Advising, facilitating and creating business opportunities for US companies abroad

Advising, facilitating and creating business opportunities for US companies abroad
Julia Rauner Guerrero
Senior Commercial Officer of the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration

The Worldfolio sat down with Julia Rauner Guerrero, Senior Commercial Officer of the U.S.... Apr 20, 2015


Qatar 2022

Managing change, mitigating risk

Managing change, mitigating risk
Peter Murphy
Managing Director of Quantum Global Solutions

Qatar’s building boom has attracted a multitude of construction and engineering companies... Apr 20, 2015


Infrastructure in Equatorial Guinea

Twenty years on the road with EG

Twenty years on the road with EG
Fréderic Perrin
General Director of SOGEA-SATOM

SOGEA-SATOM, that has been over 80 years in Africa is the main road constructor in Equatorial... Apr 17, 2015


Forestry in Equatorial Guinea

The biggest wood manufacturer in Central Africa

The biggest wood manufacturer in Central Africa
Mohammad Majed
Managing Director

SOFMAL has invested big in the transformation of wood to add value and create employments.... Apr 16, 2015


Forestry in Equatorial Guinea

EG offers huge investment opportunities in the agriculture and forestry sectors

EG offers huge investment opportunities in the agriculture and forestry sectors
Moussa Fahedeltakagi
Director of Logistics, COMALI

COMALI has been 15 years successfully exploiting EG’s forests, and is now set to go... Apr 16, 2015


Startup Stock Exchange

Where the big ideas meet the deep pockets

Where the big ideas meet the deep pockets
Ian Haet
Co-Founder and CEO of the Startup Stock Exchange

The Startup Stock Exchange (SSX) was created by co-founders Ian Haet and Brian Niessen in... Apr 16, 2015


Agriculture in Equatorial Guinea

Agriculture key priority to diversify economy

Agriculture key priority to diversify economy
Alfredo Mitogo Mitogo Ada
Former Minister of Agriculture

Minister Mitogo Mitogo Ada tells us about the agriculture sector’s potential, its... Apr 15, 2015


Banking in Malaysia

An award winning Islamic banking institution

An award winning Islamic banking institution
Syed Abdull Aziz Jailani bin Syed Kechik
CEO of OCBC Al-Amin

World Report spoke to Syed Abdull Aziz Jailani bin Syed Kechik, CEO of OCBC Al-Amin, to... Apr 14, 2015


Regulatory issues in emerging markets

Keeping the playing field level

Keeping the playing field level
David Wright
Secretary General of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

David Wright, a featured speaker at this year’s World Exchange Congress, had a long... Apr 14, 2015


Turkey's G20 Presidency

G20 harnesses the power of ideas

G20 harnesses the power of ideas
Guven Sak
Chairman of the T20

Turkey’s G20 Presidency has placed great emphasis this year on contributions from... Apr 13, 2015


Bangladeshi Banking

Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015, Asia Pacific

Central Bank Governor of the Year 2015, Asia Pacific
Dr. Atiur Rahman
Governor, Bangladesh Central Bank

The ‘Green Governor’ has a reputation for innovative thinking and problem solving.... Apr 13, 2015


Qatar stock exchange

From 'frontier' to 'emerging market' status

From 'frontier' to 'emerging market' status
Mr. Rashid Al Mansoori
CEO of the Qatar Exchange

The upgrade of Qatar from “frontier” to “emerging market” status,... Apr 10, 2015


Turkey's construction industry

Building the future for the past 50 years

Building the future for the past 50 years
Emre Aykar
Yapı Merkezi Construction

Yapı Merkezi celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with its position firmly cemented... Apr 09, 2015


Turkey's AK Parti

'My honesty will be my legacy'

'My honesty will be my legacy'
Mr. Bülent Arınç
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç is co-founder of the ruling... Apr 09, 2015


Women's important role in Japan

Women seen as the key to overcoming Japan’s demographics problem

Women seen as the key to overcoming Japan’s demographics problem
Mrs. Haruko Arimura
Ministry of Women’s Empowerment

As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe clearly stated in his address at the Sixty-Eighth Session of... Apr 08, 2015


Energy in Angola

Despite the oil crisis, a promising energy sector shines through

Despite the oil crisis, a promising energy sector shines through
Mr. Pedro Godinho
President of Prodiaman

The Worldfolio team sat down with Eng. Pedro Godinho, Executive Director of the Angola-US... Apr 07, 2015


Increasing Turkey's growth rate

‘Turkey and the world need a new model for growth’

‘Turkey and the world need a new model for growth’
Mr. Erdal Bahçıvan
Chairman of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry Turkey

As one of the bright business minds entrusted to steer Turkey’s B20 Presidency as... Apr 07, 2015


Turkey's EU accession

‘We are ready to open any accession chapter’

‘We are ready to open any accession chapter’
Mr. Volkan Bozkir
Minister of European Union Affairs and Chief Negotiator for Ministry of EU Affairs, Turkey

As a former diplomat who is well liked and respected in Brussels, Turkey’s Minister... Mar 30, 2015


Airline expansion

The growth of Biman Bangladesh Airlines

The growth of Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Mr. Kyle Haywood
CEO & Managing Director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines

Mr. Kyle Haywood, the new CEO & Managing Director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, sits... Mar 25, 2015


Thailand’s steady growth

After a challenging period, Thailand’s economy is steady and strengthening

After a challenging period, Thailand’s economy is steady and strengthening
Mr. Sommai Phasee
Minister of Finance

The Upper Reach Team interviewed Sommai Phasee, Minister of Finance. During the interview,... Mar 25, 2015


Rural development

Serving the people of Thailand

Serving the people of Thailand
Dr. Sumet Tantivejkul
Secretary-General of the Chaipattana Foundation

The Upper Reach Team interviewed Dr. Sumet Tantivejkul, Secretary-General of the Chaipattana... Mar 25, 2015


Economic policy in Japan

Japan's private sector is optimistic about Abenomics

Japan's private sector is optimistic about Abenomics
Dr. Akio Mimura
Chairman of Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry

With over 40 years of experience in the private sector, Mr. Mimura gives his insights into... Mar 24, 2015


Education in Thailand

Providing greater opportunities to Thai youth

Providing greater opportunities to Thai youth
Admiral Narong Pipatanasai
Minister of Education

The Upper Reach Team interviewed Admiral Narong Pipatanasai, Minister of Education of Thailand.... Mar 24, 2015


Reforms in Indonesia

Growth is a must

Growth is a must
H.E. Bambang Brodjonegoro
Minister of Finance

World Report talks to H.E. Prof. Bambang Brodjonegoro about the new reforms implemented... Mar 23, 2015



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