Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017


Qatar's Economic Edge

Most competitive economy in the region


Most competitive economy in the region

The government continues to improve the business climate, facilitating the private sector in order to build a diversified and sustainable... Jan 17, 2017

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Tourism in Peru

Peru: Much more than Machu Picchu



A true feast for the senses, Peru hopes to double tourism arrivals to 7 million by 2021

Jan 16, 2017

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Comprehensive Strategic Cooperative Partnership

Sierra Leone-China intensify relations


Sierra Leone-China intensify relations
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma (left) and China's President Xi Jinping in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on December 1, 2016. (Photo: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma’s recent trip to China to discuss intensifying relations and to express his nation’s... Dec 21, 2016

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Bilateral Relations

UK and Bahrain look to the future as they celebrate 200 years of history


UK and Bahrain look to the future as they celebrate 200 years of history
The UK's Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited Bahrain in November 2016 to mark two centuries of formal relations between the two kingdoms

When Theresa May became the first ever UK Prime Minister to attend the annual summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council in December 2016, it... Dec 14, 2016

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Bahrain Banking & Fintech

Regional leader backed by 40 years of banking tradition


Regional leader backed by 40 years of banking tradition
Bahrain’s banks regard the fintech trend as a way to modernize, internationalize and democratize financial services in the region

As the foremost financial services center in the Gulf, Bahrain has proved to be resilient in the face of liquidity challenges posed by low... Dec 12, 2016

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City Cement Co.

City Cement goes “beyond imagination”


City Cement goes “beyond imagination”
Saleh Al-Shabnan, CEO of the Tadawul-listed City Cement Company

As Saudi Arabia’s new economic masterplan puts the onus on private sector-led growth, City Cement CEO, Saleh Al-Shabnan, talks about... Dec 07, 2016

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Political & Economic Change

President Macri to woo investors back to Argentina after years of isolation


President Macri to woo investors back to Argentina after years of isolation
Argentina's President Mauricio Macri speaking at the Pacific Alliance's III Business Summit in Chile on June 30, 2016

Following his election in December last year, Mauricio Macri swiftly brought an end to the leftist and populist policies of the former government... Nov 28, 2016

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Cutting-Edge R&D

Japan strives for innovation


Japan strives for innovation
Many of Japan’s research projects aim at tackling climate change and reducing global dependence on fossil fuels

It might for now trail California’s Silicon Valley as the world’s leading high technology research and development hub, but Japan... Nov 25, 2016

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Seychelloise Heaven

Eden Island, a paradise in the middle of Seychelles


Eden Island, a paradise in the middle of Seychelles

The stunning development includes mansions, villas and apartments like none of the properties seen in the archipelago

Nov 24, 2016

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Visit Uruguay

Maldonado, a lot more than sun and beach


Maldonado, a lot more than sun and beach

Region aims to attract visitors year round with new projects and facilities

Nov 23, 2016

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Macroeconomic Challenges

How to ensure economic resiliency in times of dynamic changes?


How to ensure economic resiliency in times of dynamic changes?
Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor of the Qatar Central Bank

By strengthening macro oversight, implementing risk aversion strategies and ensuring that international standards are met, Qatar has acquired... Nov 22, 2016

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Diversification in Saudi

Saudi Arabia vows to end “oil addiction” through Vision 2030


Saudi Arabia vows to end “oil addiction” through Vision 2030
Chief architect of Saudi’s Vision 2030 Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman pictured during his visit to the Pentagon on June 16, 2016. (US Dept of Defense photo by Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz, via flickr)

Bold plan for economic diversification aims to increase the private sector’s contribution to GDP from 40% to 65% whilst creating new... Nov 21, 2016

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Wines Of Argentina

Argentina Aims to Double its Global Market Share in Wine

Argentina Aims to Double its Global Market Share in Wine
Alberto Arizu
President of Wines Of Argentina

Alberto Arizu is known for being the director of one of Argentina’s most prominent... Jan 20, 2017


Kanamoto Co.

Kanamoto, the “machinery convenience store” of Japan

Kanamoto, the “machinery convenience store” of Japan
Mr. Kanchu Kanamoto
Chairman of Kanamoto Co., Ltd.

In an interview with United World, Mr. Kanchu Kanamoto, Chairman of Kanamoto, underlines... Jan 18, 2017


Commerce and Tourism

Implementing reforms to promote a pro-business environment

Implementing reforms to promote a pro-business environment
Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

The GCC countries have been implementing several policies to support economic diversification,... Jan 18, 2017


Gulf International Bank

Bahrain’s key role as GCC finance centre

Bahrain’s key role as GCC finance centre
Abdulaziz A. Al-Helaissi
Chief Executive Officer of Gulf International Bank

Financial corporations have been at the forefront of diversification in Bahrain and have... Jan 17, 2017


Iwasaki Group

Kagoshima: Japan's door to modernization

Kagoshima: Japan's door to modernization
Mr. Yoshitaro Iwasaki
President & CEO of Iwasaki Group

A prefecture in the south of the country treasures history and natural beauty. Its capital,... Jan 17, 2017


Sierra Leone Brewery Limited

Our goal: to use 60% locally produced raw materials in our production processes

Our goal: to use 60% locally produced raw materials in our production processes
Mr. Alphonse Willy M. Ngana
Managing Director of Sierra Leone Brewery Limited

Jan 17, 2017


Eskan Bank

Bahraini banks leading the way in financing country´s diversification

Bahraini banks leading the way in financing country´s diversification
Dr. Khalid Abdulla
Managing Director of Eskan Bank

The government devised a strategy, Vision 2030, whereby it invited the private sector to... Jan 17, 2017


Argentine Investment & Trade

SMEs & FDI line two-way street of potential

SMEs & FDI line two-way street of potential
Juan Proaccini
Executive President of the Argentina Investment & Trade Promotion Agency

Formed by the Production and Foreign Ministries, the fledgling Argentina Investment &... Jan 16, 2017


Mumtalakat

Non-oil investments are flourishing across the Gulf

Non-oil investments are flourishing across the Gulf
Mahmood Hashim Alkooheji
Chief Executive Officer of Mumtalakat

The non-oil sector accounts for more than 3/4 of Bahrain´s GDP, being the highest... Jan 16, 2017


National Health Regulatory Authority

Ahead of Vision 2030, Bahrain is standing at the forefront of the Health sector in the Gulf

Ahead of Vision 2030, Bahrain is standing at the forefront of the Health sector in the Gulf
Dr Mariam AL-JALAHMA
Chief Executive Officer of National Health Regulatory Authority

With the establishment of the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA), the Bahraini... Jan 16, 2017


Kaneka

Kaneka to become a ¥1 trillion company by 2020 leveraging on R&D and global expansion

Kaneka to become a ¥1 trillion company by 2020 leveraging on R&D and global expansion
Dr. Mamoru Kadokura
President of Kaneka

In an interview with United World, Dr. Mamoru Kadokura, President of Kaneka, describes... Jan 16, 2017


Haut Katanga Province

Governor plants entrepreneurial seeds of growth

Governor plants entrepreneurial seeds of growth
Jean Claude Kazembe Musonda
Governor of Haut Katanga Province

Haut Katanga province is intrinsically linked to DRC’s mining industry, but the lack... Jan 16, 2017


Hasson Africa

Experienced trader targets DRC’s middle class

Experienced trader targets DRC’s middle class
Robby Israel
General Manager of Hasson Africa

Having been operating in DRC since 1936, Hasson Africa has become a reference point in the... Jan 16, 2017


Sierra Leone Energy

Electricity is Everybody´s Business

Electricity is Everybody´s Business
Mr. Henry O. Macauley
Minister of Energy

Jan 11, 2017


Sonagas

Private companies tap into potential future hub for gas transformation

Private companies tap into potential future hub for gas transformation
Juan Antonio Ndong Ondo
CEO of Sonagas

Juan Antonio Ndong Ondo, CEO of the Sociedad Nacional del Gas de la República de... Jan 11, 2017


Suruga Bank

Suruga Bank records highest revenue despite negative interest rates

Suruga Bank records highest revenue despite negative interest rates
Mitsuyoshi Okano
President &CEO of Suruga Bank

In an interview with United World, Mr. Mitsuyoshi Okano, President of Suruga Bank, explains the unique... Jan 11, 2017


Muratec

Customer satisfaction is our top priority

Customer satisfaction is our top priority
Mr. Daisuke Murata
President & CEO Daisuke Murata

President & CEO Daisuke Murata talks with The Worldfolio about Muratec’s new developments,... Jan 09, 2017


Luft Energía

New push to ‘make things happen’ in renewables

New push to ‘make things happen’ in renewables
Doris Capurro
President & CEO of Luft Energía

With all the apertures of the Argentine economy, the sector with the greatest growth potential... Dec 21, 2016


Doing Business in Argentina

‘We are going from being a red-tape to a red-carpet kind of country’

‘We are going from being a red-tape to a red-carpet kind of country’
Manuel Aguirre
President of the AmCham Argentina & Regional MD for CH2M Latin America

With Argentina’s opening up to the global economy, foreign investors are seeking out... Dec 21, 2016


Provisional President of the Senate

Confidence & collaborations to open up a world of opportunities

Confidence & collaborations to open up a world of opportunities
Federico Pinedo
Provisional President of the Senate

The incoming Macri administration overtaking Argentina’s executive power has been... Dec 20, 2016


JATCO: CVT

The best eco-friendly transmission system on the market

The best eco-friendly transmission system on the market
Teruaki Nakatsuka
President & CEO of JATCO

JATCO accounted for 41% of global continuous variable transmission (CVT) production last... Dec 20, 2016


Finance & Economy

Where’s best to invest in Sierra Leone?

Where’s best to invest in Sierra Leone?
Momodu L. Kargbo
Minister of Finance & Economic Development

Eager to attract foreign investors and ensure their projects are a success, Sierra Leone... Dec 19, 2016


Doha Bank

CSR underpins a pillar of Qatari development

CSR underpins a pillar of Qatari development
Dr Raghavan Seetharaman
CEO of Doha Bank

Qatar needs to speak up and share its achievements with the rest of the world, states Dr... Dec 19, 2016


Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Space agency raises international competitiveness of commercial partners

Space agency raises international competitiveness of commercial partners
Dr Naoki Okumura
President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

The commercialization of JAXA’s in-house developed technologies from its R&D holds... Dec 16, 2016






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