Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

Egyptian Steel

$1 billion bet on ‘New Egypt’

Ahmed Abou Hashima, Chairman of Egyptian Steel

Led by the new-generation businessman and philantropist Ahmed Abou Hashima, Egyptian Steel has been a driving force behind the nation’s economy... May 04, 2016

Industry & Trade | Africa | Egypt

Halal Food

Industry savors global growth

A halal food cart in midtown Manhattan, New York City.

The Shariah-compliant food industry is expanding at an annual rate of 10%, helped in part by the increasing trade among Islamic nations. Issues of certification... Apr 26, 2016

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Malaysia

Africa in the next decade

“We believe that Africa could be the emerging market story of the next decade”

“The strategic location of Mozambique is a competitive and comparative advantage because it is very well located on the Indian Ocean coast”

Investor interest in Africa is based on impressive growth rates and increased opportunity, as well as security

Apr 23, 2016

Industry & Trade | Africa | Mozambique | Zambia

Cypriot stability

A unique selling proposition

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades

Cyprus is the only stable country in the East Mediterranean

Apr 20, 2016

Industry & Trade | Europe | Cyprus

Cyprus brand

‘We are rebuilding a different Cyprus brand’

We asked Cypriot business and political leaders about their insight on the changing brand of Cyprus since the image crisis following the 2013 financial... Apr 14, 2016

Industry & Trade | Europe | Cyprus

The pharmaceutical and technology sectors growth

Strong growth expected for leading industries

Textiles is the mainstay of Pakistan’s economy

Despite a challenging environment in the traditional industry sector, the pharmaceutical and technology sectors are emerging as strong growth drivers... Apr 11, 2016

Infrastructure | Asia-Pacific | Pakistan

Make in India

Success lies in implementation

Foreign direct investment in India increased by 29% for the 15-month period October 2014-December 2015, after the launch of the ‘Make in India’ initiative

The government’s flagship ‘Make in India’ initiative encourages foreign companies to manufacture their products in India. If the Make... Apr 01, 2016

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | India

World Islamic Economic Forum

WIEF encourages SME growth and resilience

Chairman of the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation, Tun Musa Hitam

Launch of the ‘SME Business Pavilion’ at the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) underlines importance for small and medium enterprises... Mar 31, 2016

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Malaysia

World Exchange Congress 2016: Navigating a volatile financial landscape

This year’s meeting of the World Exchange Congress (WEC) on March 22-23 takes place...

Cyprus: Strategic point

International businesses choose Cyprus for headquarters

Cyprus is increasingly ranked on the shortlist of decision makers when it comes to choosing the right location to establish international and regional... Mar 26, 2016

Industry & Trade | Europe | Cyprus

Global shift in Japan

Changing domestic landscape spurs Japan Inc.’s global shift

Firms that have rejuvenated their business models for a more globalized world are set to greatly increase overseas profits

Mar 25, 2016

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Qatar Stock Exchange

Law amendments and new economic zones open door to greater foreign investment

Qatar Stock Exchange

The recent decision to raise the foreign ownership limit for shares on the Qatar Stock Exchange, as well as the establishment of new economic zones,... Mar 23, 2016

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Qatar

The future of Kuwait's oil

Low oil prices present reform opportunity

HE Dr. Sheikh Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, Former, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (left), Faisal Ali Al-Mutawa, Chairman & CEO, Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co. (AAW) (right)

Kuwait is in the midst of transforming its economy from one reliant on oil, to a knowledge-based, diversified system led by a strong private sector 

Mar 18, 2016

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Kuwait

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

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

‘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

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

‘The time has come to resume our way on the path to growth’

Bruno Giuffra
Minister of Production

Bruno Giuffra, Minister of Production, discusses Peru’s economic growth, deregulation... Dec 12, 2016

Adaptability, formula to chemicals success

Katsunori Kawabata
President & CEO of Earth Chemical Co., Ltd.

Producer of a wide range of household products and insecticides, Earth Chemical has proven... Nov 28, 2016

Premium meat exporter racks up another first

Gastón Scayola
Vice-President of Frigorífico San Jacinto–NIREA S.A.

Traceability and high quality assurance have helped Frigorífico San Jacinto–NIREA... Nov 17, 2016

Major brands prefer Uruguayan leather

Álvaro Silberstein
General Manager of Paycueros

What gives Uruguayan leather its high quality and competitive edge in international markets?... Nov 16, 2016

Chemical innovator adds value to industry

Néstor Gómez Alcorta
President of Efice

Uruguay’s leading producer of chlorine, caustic soda and byproducts through the electrolysis... Nov 04, 2016

Advanced insulator developer stays ahead of the curve

Taku Oshima
President of NGK Insulators, Ltd

As the world economy develops, there will be more need for electricity and hence more opportunities... Oct 25, 2016

Hyundai Elevator eyes global expansion

Bob Jang
CEO of Hyundai Elevator

With the goal of being one of the world’s top seven companies in the elevator sector... Oct 19, 2016

Hi-tech global solutions for cleaner air

Hiroshi Imamura
President of Kanken Techno Co., Ltd.

Dedicated to creating a clean air environment for everyone in the future, Kanken Techno... Oct 11, 2016

Niche expertise in stages and amusement rides

Makoto Nakagawa
President & CEO of Sansei Technologies, Inc.

Collaborating with international clients such as Disney, Universal and Six Flags, Sansei... Oct 05, 2016

Niche food processor ‘goes own way’

Gotaro Nakamura
President of Nakamura Sangyo Co., Ltd. (Nasco)

Japan’s food-processing firm Nasco prides itself on the high quality of its ‘blockbuster’... Oct 04, 2016

Global toy success for EPOCH

Michihiro Maeda
President & CEO of EPOCH Co., Ltd.

Michihiro Maeda, President & CEO of EPOCH Co., Ltd., the company behind Sylvanian Families,... Oct 03, 2016

Rwanda, a transformative, tactical platform for private sector initiative

Benjamin Gasamagera
Managing Director of Safari Center & Chairman of the Private Sector Federation

Rwanda has the resources, leadership and determination to change global misconceptions of... Sep 26, 2016

‘Being at the forefront is in our DNA’

Katsuhiko Futamura
President & CEO of Hoden Seimitsu Kako Kenkyusho Co., Ltd. (HSK)

For 55 years, HSK has been a pioneer in electrical discharge machining and produces the... Sep 22, 2016

Strong FTA network positions Korea as “global link to success”

Yong Kook Kim
Head of Invest Korea

Following a record-breaking year for FDI inflows in 2015, the head of Invest Korea, Yong... Sep 19, 2016

Harmonic Drive: born in the US, raised in Japan

Akira Nagai
President of Harmonic Drive Systems Inc.

From laboratories and factories to power generation and space exploration, HDSI has taken... Sep 16, 2016

US goes crackers for rice

Michiyasu Tanaka
Chairman & CEO of Kameda Seika Co., Ltd.

Global demand for rice crackers is continuing to rise, particularly in the US where the... Sep 15, 2016

World-class power electronics technologies

Masahiko Yamawaki
President & CEO of TMEIC

A global leader in energy-efficient power electronics technology and a pioneer in large... Sep 14, 2016


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Qatar Petroleum (QP)

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