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Seventeen years from now, half the global stock of capital, totaling $158 trillion (in 2010 dollars), will reside in the developing world, compared to less than one-third today, with countries in East Asia and Latin America accounting for the largest shares of this stock, says the latest edition of the World Bank’s Global Development Horizons (GDH) report, which explores patterns of investment, saving and capital flows as they are likely to evolve over the next two decades.
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
- Developing world’s share of global investment to triple by 2030
- China, India will be developing world’s largest investors
- Boost to education needed so poor can improve their well-being
Global Development Horizons 2013: Capital For the Future from WB_Research
In less than a generation, global saving and investment will be dominated by the developing world, says the just-released Global Development Horizons (GDH) report.
Mr. Marc Kerr, Head of South East Asia at Jas Forwarding speak about his experience and knowledge on the project cargo industry at PowerLogistics Asia 2013 Conference on 30th-31st October 2013 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Political instability in key growth regions threatens to dampen revenue generation
WASHINGTON, Dec., 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — International funding for microfinance reached at least $25 billion in 2011, CGAP’s Cross-Border Funder Survey shows. The total amount committed has increased over the past five years, though at a slower rate in the last two years: average annualized growth decreased from 17 percent per year between 2007 and 2009 to six percent per year between 2009 and 2011. Even though funders committed the same amount to new projects in 2011 compared to 2009, more projects closed in the past two years, which accounts for the slower growth rate.
La croissance devrait ralentir dans la région Asie de l’Est et Pacifique en 2012, mais la demande intérieure sera cruciale pour la reprise l’année prochaine
La croissance en Chine devrait reculer à 7,7 % en 2012,
Growth to Slow in East Asia and Pacific in 2012, But Domestic Demand Will Play Key Role in Rebound Next Year
China’s growth to slow to 7.7% in 2012 but recover to 8.1% next year
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.
World Vision Highlighted at Clinton Global Initiative for Providing Clean Drinking Water in West Africa with P&G Water Purification Packets
SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — At the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative, President Clinton highlighted a new partnership between World Vision and the Procter & Gamble (P&G) Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program to provide clean drinking water to 2.3 million people impacted by the drought and famine in West Africa.
Africa Loses Billions in Potential Trade Earnings, Falls Short of Vast Promise in Cross-Border Business―New World Bank Report
Press Release No:2012/239/AFR
Washington, February 7, 2012 – With African leaders now calling for a continental free trade area by 2017 to boost trade within the continent, a new World Bank report shows how African countries are losing out on billions of dollars in potential trade earnings every year because of high trade barriers with neighboring countries, and that it is easier for Africa to trade with the rest of the world than with itself.