Friday, Jun 23, 2017
INDUSTRY & TRADE NEWS

Tapping the Philippine Market

Japan Inc. sees PH among most promising investment destinations




Japan’s diminishing domestic market, a result of its aging and shrinking population, has compelled Japanese companies to search overseas for new... Jun 21, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Philippines



Egypt’s Construction Boom

Construction industry ‘most prosperous’ in MENA region


Darwish Hassanein, CEO, Secon

U.K.-based bank HSBC  named Egypt’s construction industry, which is predicted to grow by more than 8% annually, in the Middle East and North... May 17, 2017

Industry & Trade | Africa | Egypt


Japanese Innvation

Revolutionary materials made in Japan


Japanese companies like Komatsu Seiren are developing innovative materials such as ‘GreenBiz’

Textiles and chemical companies develop next generation materials that aim to promote a more sustainable future

Apr 27, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Reform in Rwanda

Reforms boost nation’s standing as a top regional destination for doing business


“Over the last decade, Rwanda has managed to consolidate its position as one of the top destinations for business and investment in Africa on the back of one of the fastest growing economies in the region” Francis Gatare, CEO, Rwanda Development Board

Since 2006, Rwanda has jumped from 139th to 56th in the World Bank’s Doing Business Index, and has been the second top reformer over the last... Apr 03, 2017

Industry & Trade | Africa | Rwanda



Made in Japan

Japanese brands aim to export unrivaled quality




Japanese firms take great pride in what they create and enjoy a loyal domestic customer base. A weaker yen has created an opportunity for Japanese manufacturers... Mar 24, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Italian Style

Italianità: a unique interpretation of high-quality, style and innovation


Left: A living room by Poliform Varenna. Right: A chandelier by Venini

As the undisputed global leader of design, Italy’s creative cultural tradition has evolved into a new all-encompassing concept of style, called... Mar 22, 2017

Industry & Trade | Europe | Italy


Malta Industry

MIP: part of the Malta’s success story




Malta Industrial Parks Ltd (MIP) is responsible for the management and administration of twelve government owned industrial estates located around... Mar 08, 2017

Industry & Trade | Europe | Malta



City Cement Co.

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 the impact... Dec 07, 2016

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Saudi Arabia


Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Lima launches APEC CEO Summit 2016


Peru’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ricardo Luna, participated in the official photo of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade as part of the official activities of the APEC 2016 Summit.(Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs ©CC BY-SA 2.0)

On November 17-21, Lima is hosting Asia-Pacific’s leading business event, the APEC CEO Summit 2016, which draws the region’s political and... Nov 17, 2016

Industry & Trade | South America | Peru


Innovation & Enterprise

High hopes for a high-tech nation


Tokyo is on the path to regaining its status as Asia’s most innovative and dynamic city, driven by companies like Softbank

Japanese officials say the country is experiencing an innovation rebirth that will be showcased at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, while an improving business... Oct 25, 2016

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan



Lombardy Region

Beautiful Lombardy amongst “Four Motors” driving EU economy


Lake Garda, Lombardy

With a €300 billion GDP, tight integration of the public and private sector and more than double the national average of investment in R&D,... Oct 19, 2016

Industry & Trade | Europe | Italy


Industry Leaders

High standards transform Qatari champions into international references with best practices


Acquiring new routes and new aircraft, Qatar Airways is the world’s fastest growing airline

Some of Qatar’s top companies lead their sectors internationally in innovation and technology, while fostering economic and community development,... Oct 17, 2016

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Qatar


Japan, driving the future of the Semiconductor industry through Automation

Mr. Yoshiyuki Fujishiro
President RORZE Co.

In this interview for The Worldfolio, Mr. Yoshiyuki Fujishiro -President of Rorze- delivers... Jun 13, 2017


Tailormade solutions and client-first approach

Mr. Koichi Ogata
President of Nitta Gelatin Inc.

Nitta Gelatin Inc., one of the world leaders in gelatin and collagen production, delivers... May 30, 2017


In the midst of major turning point

Mr. Kotaro Morita
President of SAKATA INX CORP.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kotaro Morita, President of Japan-based Sakata... May 29, 2017


Monozukuri at its finest

Mr. Yuji Kaneko
President and Representative Director SODICK Co. Ltd.

Since 1976, Sodick has manufactured over 55,000 EDM machines and over 30,000 linear motor... May 19, 2017


Yamato Scale: Delivering the Japanese “master’s mind and technique.”

Mr. Kawanishi
President & CEO of Yamato Scale Co.,Ltd.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kawanishi, president & CEO of Yamato Scacle... May 19, 2017


Driving innovation to become a global player

Arthur Tan
CEO of Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc.

Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc., also known as IMI, is one of the leading global providers... May 19, 2017


‘Making something from nothing’

Mr. Kazuhiro Kashio
President of CASIO

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kazuhiro Kashio, President of Casio, gives us... May 19, 2017


A leader in mercury waste management

Mr. Yasushi Fujiwara
President of NOMURA KOHSAN CO., LTD

Nomura Kohsan is engaged in the collection, transportation and disposal of municipal and... May 16, 2017


Argentine business mogul returns to spotlight

Francisco de Narváez
Grupo de Narváez

Previously a congressman, business leader, and one of Argentina’s preeminent public... Apr 20, 2017


Tamkeen: the cornerstone of Bahrain’s labour market reform initiative

Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi
Chief Executive of Tamkeen

Established in August 2006, Tamkeen is one of the cornerstones of Bahrain’s national... Apr 19, 2017


Argentine business mogul increases investment in Argentina’s new economic environment

Eduardo Elsztain
President of IRSA Group

Long one of Argentina’s most successful businessmen, Eduardo Elsztain presides over... Apr 17, 2017


New global electronics trading giant to unleash the full potential of IoT and AI

Mr. Takashi Ishibashi
Corporate Executive Vice President of Tomen Electronics

Nexty Electronics, the new company resulting from the merger between Tomen Electronics and... Feb 28, 2017


Nittoku Engineering targets the U.S. EV motors market with its unmatched coil-winding technology

Nobushige Kondo
President of Nittoku Engineering

Know-how, innovation and forward-looking thinking are three concepts at the core of the... Feb 27, 2017


Revolutionizing the food industry

Mr. Junji Torigoe
President of Sagamiya Foods Co., Ltd.

Japan is leading key developments in the global food processing industry, and Sagamiya Foods... Feb 20, 2017


Yokogawa Electric pioneers innovative AI and AR solutions to industrial automation and control

Mr. Takashi Nishijima
President & CEO Yokogawa Electric Corporation

The deregulation of the energy market has opened new opportunities for Yokogawa Electric.... Feb 17, 2017


Riken Corp: will to innovate remains key component of industrial leader’s future drive

Mr. Noritada Okano
Chairman and CEO of Riken Corporation

One of the world’s leading piston ring makers, synonymous with technological advancement,... Jan 31, 2017


Pigeon expands in the US with Lansinoh pioneering IoT

Shigeru Yamashita
President of Pigeon

Last fiscal year Pigeon recorded a 21.3% ROE. With already a high domestic market share... Jan 30, 2017


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, 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


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


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


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