Vietnam is the biggest exporter of cashew nuts in the world. (Illustrative image. Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Industry and Trade will send a delegation to Egypt to study investment in logistics and promote trade in the second biggest economy in Africa from December 1-6. Egypt is the largest economy in North Africa and the second in Africa, while Vietnam is the biggest exporter of black pepper and cashew nut in the world. The Southeast Asian country also ranks second globally in exporting rice and coffee. According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Egypt has been Vietnam’s second biggest export market in Africa, after South Africa, in recent years. The ministry plans to organise a workshop on logistics investment and trade promotion in Egypt’s Alexandria city, and hold working sessions with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Cairo as well as some major Egyptian businesses and associations. This will be a great opportunity for … [Read more...] about Vietnam to study logistics investment in Egypt
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Uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union halved new investment in the UK car industry as the government plans for post-Brexit trade with the EU are widely perceived to be unrealistic, the nation's largest car manufacturing lobby said Tuesday. Public announcements of fresh investments in new plants, machinery, tooling, equipment and model development fell to 347.3 million pounds ($461.1 million, €395.5 million) between January and June 21, down from £647.4 million in the first half of 2017. "There is growing frustration in global boardrooms at the slow pace of Brexit negotiations," said Mike Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). At stake is the future of one of Britain's manufacturing success stories since the 1980s — a car industry employing over 800,000 people and generating revenues of $110 billion. Imponderables galore With only nine months left until the UK is due to leave the EU, little is yet clear about … [Read more...] about Brexit halves investment in British auto industry
Facebook has just filed its S-1 to IPO. Below is the letter from founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook’s purpose, in which he explains “Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission — to make the world more open and connected. We think it’s important that everyone who invests in Facebook understands what this mission means to us.” Regarding business, Zuckerberg says “We think a more open and connected world will help create a stronger economy with more authentic businesses that build better products and services…As people share more, they have access to more opinions from the people they trust about the products and services they use. This makes it easier to discover the best products and improve the quality and efficiency of their lives.” Zuckerberg compares Facebook to transformative technologies like the printing press and the television, stating “Facebook aspires to … [Read more...] about Facebook’s S-1 Letter From Zuckerberg Urges Understanding Before Investment
NEW DELHI: SRL Diagnostics will invest over Rs 300 crore within 5 years to expand network as it looks to tie up with more states to open labs in government-run hospitals. The company has already entered into partnerships Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh governments to establish labs in government run hospitals in these states. "The company is coming up with 150 labs in domestic market and 50 labs in international market in the next five years, which will be an addition to 306 labs that SRL has till now," SRL Ltd CEO Sanjeev Vashishta said in a statement. In order to fund the expansion plan, it has drawn up "an investment of more than Rs 300 crore in next five years". On the partnership with state governments, he said: "The infrastructure development in Indian diagnostic sector is limited and government has realised the need for PPP model to provide affordable and accessible diagnostics to the masses and to fill this existing vacuum." He further said, "We are also … [Read more...] about SRL Diagnostics to invest Rs 300 crore in 5 years to expand network
If you consider that all tangible things have finite lifespans then the mileage on today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe M6 might just give you pause. Let’s see if its price accounts for those miles allowing you to press play. Bear Grylls is a former member of the UK Special Forces best known for two things—his extreme survival TV show, and having drunk his own tepid wee on said show. I don’t know if I’m up to doing that, but I will say that yesterday’s 2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 extreme camper did seem to hold a certain outdoorsy appeal that Bear might appreciate. Advertisement Unfortunately for the seller, that flip-top camper Tundra’s $26,000 price held about as much appeal as a frothy tumbler full of amber effluence. In the end, it couldn’t survive the vote, and fell in a decisive 78 percent Crack Pipe loss. I have mentioned before about my affection for David Cronenberg’s film, The Fly. There’s a scene early in the flick, just … [Read more...] about At $9,500, Is This 200,000-Mile 2007 BMW M6 A Short Term Investment?