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ILO calls for new strategies to help SMEs get loans

Bank loans can help firms improve job quality and productivity, but are often difficult to get for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Consequently, policy-makers...
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Bakkavor Looking To Serve Up Shares

Food supplier aims to fund international expansion by floating on stock market in a bid to raise £100m as it offers around 25% of...

Rural areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing...

But sweeping transformations needed to unlock their potential to help feed and employ a younger, more crowded planet - new report 9 October 2017, Rome -...
Reserve Bank of India

Indian Summer On The Horizon

Investors had been keeping their distance from India this last 12 months as New Delhi's business hubs looked like being on the brink of...
World Bank

Better Global Prospects Yield Favorable Outlook for Developing East Asia Pacific

Projected growth of 6.4 percent provides more space to address longer-term challenges Bangkok, October 4, 2017: Improved global growth prospects and continued strong domestic demand...
ICC Small Business Champion

ICC & WTO Launch Small Business Champions initiative

A joint effort to facilitate participation by smaller companies in international trade was launched today by the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO),...
Blackberry

Hello Blackberry Way! Canada’s Tech Giant Is Making A Comeback

For years the BlackBerry was the ultimate business mobile, but a decision to pull away from making phones as the business was left in...
Oil Palm Fruit

Balance Between the Need For Palm Oil and Environmental Concerns is a Tricky Business

South east Asia’s palm oil industry is facing tough criticism as many producers refuse to comply with sustainability targets, but are the farmers getting...
Etihad Airbus A380

Etihad Swoop For Tony Douglas As New CEO

Former military defence expert is to take up the role in January, but can he stop the rot in Abu Dhabi where the airline...
Liliane Bettencourt

World’s richest woman dies

Obituary: Liliane Bettencourt: 1922 - 2017 Controversy and questionable politics were never far away to divert attention from some remarkable skill at leading an industry...