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03 Jul, 2018, 10:10 BST Global Consumer Demand for Organic Food Drives Animal Feed Phytogenics Industry

Disruptive new technologies ignite 17.2% growth rate, finds Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis of the global Animal...


03 Jul, 2018, 00:01 BST Urgent US$621 Billion Need for Africa to Meet UN Sustainable Development Goals for Drinking Water, Sanitation and Electricity

Two new reports reveal urgent need for infrastructure investment and reform The Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has today...


02 Jul, 2018, 15:00 BST The Banker's Latest Rankings Show Chinese Banks Dominate, While Western Europe Catches Up

Europe's banks are starting to recover after several bad years, according to The Banker's latest ranking of the Top 1000 World Banks. But they are...


02 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST CCC Identifies the Digital Tech Megatrends to Construct a Future Virtual World

- The leading global construction company highlights the megatrends to become reality by 2050 for sustainable urban living through...


28 Jun, 2018, 12:00 BST Unity Homes Supports Kenya’s Big Four Agenda With 1,200 Affordable Homes at Tatu City

Unity Homes, a developer of inclusive residential communities in Kenya, will build 1,200 affordable homes at Tatu City, the U.S.-backed,...


28 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST Atradius: Speed of B2B Payments in the Americas Declines

90% of suppliers report late payment of invoices; payment duration rising The latest results of annual B2B payment practices survey...


28 Jun, 2018, 08:00 BST GAZ-SYSTEM Offers the Capacity of Interconnection Points

GAZ-SYSTEM as an operator of the Polish gas transmission system and an independent operator of the Polish section of the Yamal- Western Europe...


27 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST The New Digital Workplace Divide: U.K. Workers Whose Employer Provides Outdated Technology Feel Less Productive, Are Over Five Times More Likely to be Frustrated, and Six Times More Likely to Want to Quit

U.K. economy "at risk" if organisations disempower digital workers, less than one-third of whom see their employer as a technology leader...


27 Jun, 2018, 00:01 BST Global IPO activity slows, despite robust capital raises in Q2 2018

- Geopolitical uncertainty and shifting trade policies impacted global IPO activity - Americas building momentum while Asia-Pacific slows down and...


25 Jun, 2018, 14:21 BST The Promise of 5G Alone Is Not Enough For Mobile Service Providers to Enter Smart Manufacturing

Despite high ambitions for the smart manufacturing sector, mobile service providers (MSPs), are currently secondary players in this market....


22 Jun, 2018, 06:00 BST Chinaprice-M Xinhua Coking Coal Price Index (Shanxi, China) released in Beijing

Chinaprice-M Xinhua Coking Coal Price Index (Shanxi, China), jointly compiled and published by the Price Monitoring Center of the National...


20 Jun, 2018, 22:58 BST Saudi Stock Exchange Joins MSCI Emerging Market Index

Inclusion in global indices reflects continued progress of capital market reform under Vision 2030 The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) is...


20 Jun, 2018, 22:33 BST Global Lumber Prices Continued Their Two-year Climb in the 1Q with the Pace Higher in North America than in the Nordic Countries, Russia and China

Lumber markets – North America After softwood lumber consumption in the US reached a ten-year high in 2017, demand fell in early 2018....


20 Jun, 2018, 13:30 BST Bahrain FDI Grows 114% as Reforms Boost Investment

FDI inflows to Bahrain grew 114% in 2017, according to data released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the...


20 Jun, 2018, 10:00 BST Advanced Use of Automation to Double in Europe by 2020

By 2020, 92 percent of European companies will have deployed Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to streamline business processes Businesses reported...


18 Jun, 2018, 19:27 BST Delivery Bots In Last-Mile Fulfillment--Fad Or The Future?

Industry experts host interactive briefing on innovation, market expansion and new growth opportunities as global delivery bot market is likely to...


13 Jun, 2018, 20:09 BST New Intralinks Survey Reveals Limited Partner Allocation Plans, Preferred Investment Methods

Annual survey sheds light on upcoming investment strategies and behaviors. Intralinks®, the world's leading virtual data room (VDR) provider,...


12 Jun, 2018, 15:30 BST World Trade Centers Association report identifies key drivers enabling cities to act as centers of economic stability and growth amid shifting policy

Trade and Investment Report reveals networks, human capital and connective infrastructure as key variables in member cities The World Trade...


11 Jun, 2018, 07:49 BST Malaysia's B2C E-Commerce Market in Q1 2018 observed a slight decline following a bumper quarter, however promises strong YOY Growth, notes Frost & Sullivan

Malaysia's Business to Consumer (B2C) e-commerce market continued to witness attractive event-based promotional campaigns and tried to maintain the...


11 Jun, 2018, 00:01 BST New megatrends will transform the human experience and reshape markets, societies and the global order

- 2018 EY report demonstrates how human augmentation will reinvent work, consumer behavior and regulation - Food production and manufacturing...


08 Jun, 2018, 12:02 BST US suffers multi-billion dollar storm losses amid subdued start to tornado season, according to Aon catastrophe report

Continued extensive flooding in Asia and Africa has impacted more than one million people Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model...


07 Jun, 2018, 08:50 BST Catella: Flexible Workspace Stimulates Office Markets - Increasing Interest of Investors in Coworking

Catella Research examined the so-called flexible workspace market in Europe. The pay-per-use mentality and flexibility of the working world allows...


07 Jun, 2018, 01:38 BST Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

Excluding significant items, fourth quarter earnings per common share of $0.28 (1) (All dollar amounts are stated in Canadian dollars unless...


06 Jun, 2018, 14:14 BST Maintenance of Future Driverless Mobility Fleets through Prognostics and OTA Updates Will Save Ridesharing Providers US$3.9 Billion in 2028

The automotive market is in the process of undergoing the biggest transformation in over a century. The emergence of driverless technology is...


06 Jun, 2018, 12:25 BST Monte Silver: U.S Treasury Grants Americans Abroad One Year Reprieve From the June 15, 2018 Repatriation Tax Payment

Worldwide First as Published in The Financial Times Earlier this week, the U.S. Treasury granted significant relief to Americans abroad...