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Standard Bank Group produced a sound financial performance for 2012 and demonstrated good momentum in its businesses.
GENEVA, Switzerland, February 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The February edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking is dominated by the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. By claiming their third title, Nigeria (30th, up 22) have not only ended a 19-year drought since they last won the tournament, but have also climbed 22 places to 30th – their best ranking since August 2010 – while beaten finalists Burkina Faso (55th, up 37) have moved up a massive 37 places to 55th. Hosts South Africa (60th, up 25) have also enjoyed a significant leap of 25 places. Although former Africa Cup of Nations winners Côte d’Ivoire (12th, up 2) bowed out at the quarter-final stage, last year’s runners-up have achieved their best-ever world ranking. However, the Elephants have not made it into the top ten, where Spain (1st, unchanged) continue to reign supreme ahead of Germany (2nd, unchanged) and Argentina (3rd, unchanged). England (4th, up 2) complete the top four after their home win over Brazil.
Exports Up 38.7 Percent Since 2009
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United States exported $182.6 billion in goods and services in November 2012, according to data released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department.
Albany, NY, December, 2012 –(PR.com)– GBI Researchs Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Global Market to 2017 Growth in the Asia-Pacific and North American Solar Panel Sectors to Drive Demand is an in-depth report on the global Ethylene Vinyl Acetate industry. The report navigates the reader through the global Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) market with detailed analysis and forecasts of the major economic and market trends affecting the Ethylene Vinyl Acetate demand in all the major regions of the world. It includes analysis and forecasts of Demand in major regions and countries. It provides major drivers and restraints for Ethylene Vinyl Acetate demand in various regions. Ethylene vinyl acetate demand share analysis by End Use, Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Price analysis for all five geographic regions. Regional competitive break up is also included in this comprehensive report. Overall, the report presents a comprehensive analysis of the global EVA market covering all the major parameters.
-Drivers, restraints and challenges affecting the growth of the EVA market for all major global regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa, and South and Central America
-Demand and production volume forecasts for the EVA markets in the following major countries: the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Poland, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina to 2017
-Market demand and production data for EVA from 2000 to 2011 and forecast for six years to 2017
-EVA markets by volume for key regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South and Central America and Middle East and Africa to 2017
-EVA markets by volume in key countries: the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Poland, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina to 2017
-Competitive landscape for each region with information on leading EVA producers and their products
-Analysis of EVA demand by end-use industries in the global market, in key regions for 2011
-Analysis and forecast of EVA price in the five regions to 2017
-The EVA import and export trends in all major countries to 2017
Mobile Payment Methods Are Becoming More and More Important Worldwide, While Some Customers Still Have Safety Concerns
Hamburg, Germany, November, 2012 –(PR.com)– According to estimates, the volume of mobile payments will globally increase in 2012 by approximately 70 percent. An example of this growing market is China. In the six months leading up to the first quarter of 2012, more than 60 percent of all Chinese consumers made at least one mobile payment. India and South Africa are following China’s example.
Mobile Payment Methods are increasingly significant in North and Latin America
In the USA, the total value of mobile payments is expected to increase by a three digit percentage figure over the next few years. Even though in July 2012, mobile payment methods were not yet widespread in Canada, banks and companies are already starting to introduce such payment systems.
90% of Pharmaceutical Professionals See Positive Business Environment in Advance of CPhI Worldwide 2012 – the Leading Global Gathering of the Pharmaceutical Industry
AMSTERDAM, Oct., 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In its ongoing commitment to driving growth and innovation in the global pharmaceutical industry, UBM Live’s CPhI portfolio today released the results of a pre-event survey indicating positive growth expectation and insights into the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products. According to the survey, 97% of visitors expect sales to increase or stay the same over the next 12 months (up from 90% over the last 12 months), and 90% rate their business opportunity in the global pharmaceutical market positively. Attendees expect pockets of innovation to positively impact their overall business including GMP certification (64.8%), the rise in generics (58.6%), the move toward outsourcing (53.4%) and supply chain security (50.4%). The visitors polled represent pharmaceutical buyers who plan to attend CPhI Worldwide, set from 9-11 October at the Feria de Madrid in Spain. CPhI and co-located events ICSE, InnoPack and P-MEC Europe host 2,200 suppliers offering ingredients, finished dosage, contract services, equipment, and packaging.
Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Companies Say Mexico, Turkey, Argentina, South Africa Are Next Emerging Markets
Research shows that pharmaceuticals and healthcare companies target Mexico, Turkey, Argentina and South Africa as their next emerging markets after BRIC til 2017.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Wymoo International, a private investigation and international background check company, announced today that the firm will be adding to its team of investigators and support staff in response to its growing international investigation business. Despite the economy, Wymoo® is forecasting a 35% growth rate for 2012, and has achieved consecutive growth every year since inception in 2006. Management is seeking qualified field investigators in several countries, as well as bilingual candidates for administrative and marketing roles to join the expanding team.
ZURICH, Switzerland, February 15, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, which drew to a close last Sunday, has clearly left its mark on the current edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, as Zambia, the newly crowned African champions, secured their first-ever title and have thus climbed to 43rd position. This is the first time since February 2001 that the team, coached by Hervé Renard, have made it into the top 50. Despite their extremely narrow defeat in the final, Côte d’Ivoire (15th, up 3) remain Africa’s highest-ranked team. Aside from the two finalists, third-placed Mali (44th, up 25) as well as host nations Gabon (45th, up 46) and Equatorial Guinea (110th, up 41) have clearly gained considerable ground.
Global Upsurge in Entrepreneurship Means Nearly 400 Million Entrepreneurs are Active and Expect to Create Millions of New Jobs, According to Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2011 Global Report finds an upsurge in entrepreneurship around the world – entrepreneurs are now numbering near 400 million in 54 countries – with millions of new hires and job creation expectations in the coming years.