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25 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST Ministry of Foreign Affairs Reaffirms the Rise of Thai Economy

Amidst all the focus on the countdown towards general elections in Thailand, one piece of positive news that has gone somewhat under the radar are...


24 Sep, 2018, 08:00 BST Invest Lithuania: Sustained Growth and Greater Diversification Characterise Lithuania's Business Services Sector in 2018

According to Invest Lithuania, the country's investment promotion agency, Lithuania's Global Business Services (GBS) sector grew 17% last year and...


21 Sep, 2018, 01:00 BST Ireland's ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology Launches FinTech Research Programme

Minister for Finance announces ADAPT Centre will lead on €5 million research programme which will advance innovations in Blockchain and FinTech...


19 Sep, 2018, 22:57 BST Herbals & Naturals Seeing Increased Use Across Largest Consumer Health Markets Globally According to New Nicholas Hall Group Report

Consumers in some of the largest healthcare markets globally are increasingly turning to herbal & natural medicines and supplements, fuelling...


18 Sep, 2018, 10:00 BST Eastern Europe: Trade Credit Risk Increases as GDP Growth Eases, Survey by Atradius Finds

25% of businesses surveyed in the region expect an increase in DSO over the coming 12 months Eastern Europe is forecast to grow a steady 3.0%...


17 Sep, 2018, 08:00 BST Owners Want Their Second Homes to Pay, According to New Survey* From Real Estate Adviser Savills and HomeAway™, a Global Expert for Holiday Rentals

The international market for second homes has changed significantly over the past ten years, with buyers now prioritising rental income over the...


12 Sep, 2018, 16:16 BST Reinsurance Trade Barriers Stable; Significant Obstacles Remain in Place: Global Reinsurance Forum

The Global Reinsurance Forum (GRF) announced today that no new major trade barriers have been added to the latest edition of its Reinsurance...


11 Sep, 2018, 11:13 BST Russian Export Center - The Future of Jobs: How To Get Ready for the New Complex World

To ensure economic growth, states need to take significant efforts, primarily in relation to improving the quality of human capital through...


10 Sep, 2018, 11:59 BST Adecco's Brexit Tracker Finds Over Half of UK Businesses Unsure About Post-Brexit Recruitment

Over half of UK businesses believe they don't have enough information to start making decisions about their post-Brexit recruitment strategy,...


06 Sep, 2018, 14:28 BST Globacap Issues World's First Blockchain Equity-security Tokens Under the Regulatory Supervision of the UK Financial Conduct Authority

Globacap, a financial technology startup leveraging blockchain for efficient capital raising, announced today it has issued digital tokens...


05 Sep, 2018, 14:53 BST Smart Vending Market to Surge in Asia-Pacific - Over One Million Automated Retail Units to be Installed by 2023

The deployment of smart vending technologies will surge in the Asia-Pacific as high-tech unmanned retail continues to attract major investment. The...


04 Sep, 2018, 15:54 BST IFCO Announces Strong Growth in FY 2018: Achieves Revenues of More Than USD 1 Billion for the First Time

Global growth of 8%, profit increase and planned separation from Brambles group positions market leader for a dynamic future as an independent...


04 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST 4th Annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum Announced for 25th October 2018

5,000 Entrepreneurs to be welcomed in Nigeria for Africa's Largest Entrepreneurial Convening Africa's leading entrepreneurship-focused...


04 Sep, 2018, 07:11 BST Emergence of New Care Models to Drive the APAC EMR and EHR Market towards US$3.62 Billion by 2023, finds Frost & Sullivan

Vendors need to transform their business models and enhance product capabilities to increase revenue Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and...


03 Sep, 2018, 12:31 BST Forum for Strategic Studies and Research Think Tank Launches to Help Solve Geopolitical and Economic Challenges in MENA

The Forum for Strategic Studies and Research was launched recently, with its headquarters in Amman, Jordan, to meet the MENA region's urgent need...


29 Aug, 2018, 14:13 BST Supply Chain Complexity Driving TMS Revenues to US$25 Billion by 2023

A robust Transportation Management System (TMS) is a strategic enabler of the supply chain through reliable planning and execution (empowered by...


22 Aug, 2018, 09:26 BST Lightweighting and Fuel Efficiency Drive High-Performance Plastic Demand Across Automotive and Aerospace Sectors

Adoption of composite-grade HPPs could take the market past $3 billion by 2024, finds Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan's recent...


22 Aug, 2018, 06:58 BST Nordic Nanovector ASA: Results for the Second Quarter and First Half 2018

Nordic Nanovector ASA (OSE: NANO) announces its second quarter and first half 2018 results today. A presentation by the company's senior management...


21 Aug, 2018, 17:21 BST Three Key UK-EU Relationship Scenarios to Consider as Brexit Day Draws Near

A no-deal scenario will likely weaken the UK GDP growth to -0.4% by 2021, says Frost & Sullivan The United Kingdom is witnessing...


20 Aug, 2018, 10:10 BST Strategy Execution and Duke Corporate Education Recognize First Graduates of Adaptive Strategic Execution Program

Strategy Execution, the global authority in corporate education and project leadership training, today announced and recognized the first set of...


17 Aug, 2018, 09:00 BST The Geneva Association: Growth of Cyber Insurance Market Should Not be Taken for Granted; Accumulation Risk a Key Concern

Cyber insurance offerings and premium volumes have expanded sizeably. Keeping up with demand is challenging and sustainable growth in the cyber...


14 Aug, 2018, 10:12 BST Thailand's investment promotion to emphasize on 3 national agendas: Competitiveness, disparity reduction, sustainability

Foreign investors' confidence reaches 5-year high Thailand's investment drive will focus on the country's three major agendas – national...


09 Aug, 2018, 17:45 BST Electric Vehicle Mileage Share to Exceed 20% by 2030 But Urban Charging and Grid Challenges Loom Large

While consumer adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) continues to disappoint with only 2% of all vehicles shipping in 2018 expected to be electric,...


09 Aug, 2018, 14:41 BST Worldwide M&A activity predicted to hit new high in 2018, but imbalances grow

Announcements projected to grow 7% in second half of year and 3% for FY 2018 Intralinks®, the world's leading virtual data room (VDR)...


09 Aug, 2018, 12:10 BST OEMs Should Focus on Grid Modernization and Emerging Countries to Power Global Transformers Market

The replacement market in Europe is expected to drive a 600 billion euros investment by 2020, finds Frost & Sullivan The massive...