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Italy and Pakistan forge bilateral trade alliance

Business ties between Rome and Islamabad continue to strengthen as the two nations look to capitalise on their respective talents By Darren Parkin A TRADE deal...

Reducing Risks in Developing Countries is Key to Spur Investment and...

A stable business environment, effective regulations, and political stability are among the key drivers of foreign direct investment (FDI) into developing countries, according to...

ILO Global Commission homes in on key opportunities and challenges surrounding...

The Global Commission on the Future of Work  wrapped up its first meeting on Sunday 22 October following an in-depth discussion of the main forces shaping...

Commodity prices likely to rise further in 2018: World Bank

Oil prices to average $56 a barrel in 2018, up from 2017 average of $53/bbl Oil prices are forecast to rise to $56 a barrel...

Kwon Oh-joon named VP of World Steel Association

Posco chief being lined up to lead steelmaking through potentially turbulent years ahead… By Darren Parkin KWON Oh-joon, CEO of South Korean steel manufacturer Posco, has...

ICC and WTO announce second successful proposal under ‘Small Business Champions’...

ICC and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) announced today (17 October) that a proposal submitted by the Union of Chambers of Commerce of the...

Innovative firms are more competitive and create more jobs

The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook 2017: Sustainable Enterprises and Jobs, released earlier this month shows innovative companies tend to be more productive, create...

Majid Al Futtaim making tracks across MENA

UAE billionaire announces a raft of fresh investments to revitalise dozens of projects in the region… By Darren Parkin WHEN the Majid Al Futtaim Group –...

Europe and Central Asia Region Sees Stronger Growth, Amidst Rise in...

Warsaw, October 19, 2017 – Economic growth for the Europe and Central Asia region will reach 2.2% in 2017, according to the World Bank’s latest...