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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa
Morningstar Announces Findings from Third Global Fund Investor Experience Report; United States Scores the Best and South Africa the Worst
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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
Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.”
Political instability in key growth regions threatens to dampen revenue generation
Virtualisation leader enters second year in SA with plans to expand
The Turkey·MENA Renewable Energy Congress 2013 will be held from 24 to 25 October 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference will unite the key local and international players to drive forward the government support, to discuss how to invest efficiently and how to tapping into the local market quickly and profitably.
Hani Alami, CEO, Coolnet, is speaking about wireless networks on Day One of the Broadband MEA conference, taking place from the 19-20 March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE.
Hani Alami, CEO, Coolnet, is speaking about wireless networks on Day One of the Broadband MEA conference, taking place from the 19-20 March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the show we speak with him about the impact of Coolnet on the region and the benefits of operating a wide area Wi-Fi network….
Turkey•MENA Renewable Energy Congress 2013 See a huge potential of renewable energy in Turkey and MENA
The world had seen a rapidly increasing demand of energy recently due to the growing population and climate change. It applies to the countries in MENA. Apart from these two factors, urbanization enlarges Turkish demand of power, MENA countries have to gain more power to desalinate more water for the increased population. Some countries in this region like Morocco, Saudi Arabia will also have to make a diversified energy mix. Renewable energy became the overwhelming choice for this region. Thanks to the peculiar geography, Turkey and MENA countries are of huge potential of solar energy; whilst Turkey, Morocco and other Mediterranean are rich in wind energy.
Albany, NY, February, 2013 –(PR.com)– GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Solar Photovoltaic Power Market to 2020 Market Leaders to Achieve Grid Parity due to Decreasing Module Prices, Low Maintenance and Ease of Installation.” The report gives an in-depth analysis of solar PV power markets in four regions, Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa covering the sixteen major countries.
The report covers the cumulative installed capacity and power generation of solar photovoltaic (PV), between 2005 and 2020. The report also provides the global solar PV market drivers and restraints. Lists of the foremost active and upcoming solar PV power plants at regional level and major contracts are also provided in the report.
Albany, NY, February 25, 2013 –(PR.com)– Beer, an alcoholic beverage, is made through the process of fermentation and brewing of starch from malted barley. This industry involves production, distribution and sale of beer in the market. The beer market consists of retail sales of bitters, ales and stouts. It is categorized into four categories – low/no alcohol beers, premium lager, specialty beers and standard lager. This market is valued according to the retail selling price of the products and also includes certain taxes. Three prominent brewers in this sector are South African breweries’ Miller, Anheuser-Busch and Molson Coors brewing company. These three companies generate 90% of profit from the beer market. Beer attracts the largest share among alcoholic beverages.
The global beer market was valued at USD 104,978.3 million in 2010 and is expected to reach USD 137,458.9 million in 2015 with a CAGR of 6.3% during the 2010-2015 periods. This market has registered a mature and moderate growth rate in Europe and the US market. But the growth is average in other countries like China, Thailand, Nigeria and India. Some of the major challenges faced by this market is the increasing consumption of wine, spirits and other alcoholic drinks. Europe holds the largest market share in the beer industry and is continually growing.
CONAKRY, Guinea, February 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Conakry during February 7-22, 2013 to conduct discussions on the second review of a program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), which was approved by the IMF Executive Board on February 24, 20121 (see Press Release No. 12/57) in the amount of SDR128.52 million (about US$194.99 million). The mission was received by H.E. Prof. Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and Ms. Rabiatou Serah Diallo, President of the National Transition Commission. The mission also met with Mr. Kerfalla Yansané, State Minister of Economy and Finance; Mr. Mohammed Diaré, Deputy-Minister for the Budget; Mr. Lounceny Nabé, Governor of the Central Bank of Guinea; and other government members and senior officials. The mission also met with members of civil society, trade unions, employers’ organizations, and the donor community. Discussions focused on recent economic developments and growth prospects, policy implementation under the ECF, and policies and structural reforms for 2013.