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"Civil Security” and the Private Security Industry in Germany 2012

Concerns for security have grown in importance as more and more aspects of our everyday lives are confronted by new risks.

"Green Economy" in the Azerbaijan Republic: Preconditions And Development Trends

The article summarizes the perspective directions of development "Green economy" and the environmental policy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the energy sector, transport and agriculture, the implementation of the national strategy for the use of alternative and renewable energy sources; development opportunities of alternative energy, with an indication of the most promising regions of Azerbaijan

"Internet Plus" Initiative Drives E-commerce Expansion; Mobile Commerce and Rural E-commerce High on the Agenda

China’s e-commerce sector continues to attract the world’s attention with its explosive growth and transformative effect on the commercial landscape. China has the world’s largest number of Internet users and online shoppers, contributing significantly to the phenomenal growth of the sector. E-commerce is now a major driver of growth in the “new normal” economy, since many traditional industries have now embraced this digital channel. The announcement of the “Internet Plus” strategy by Premier Li Keqiang in his March 2015 Government Work Report further supports the growth of the sector. Report expects the online sector will grow even faster in 2016, further driving the growth of e-commerce. 

$13.7 Million Investment in Defence Industry

The State Government today announced it will invest $13.7 million to help South Australia achieve maximum economic benefit from the Future Submarine, Offshore Patrol Vessels and Future Frigate contracts

$30 or $130? Scenarios for the Global Oil Market to 2020

Presentation outlining global scenarios for the oil market

10 Emerging Trends in 2016: Trends that will change the World of Infrastructure Over the Next 5 Years

Barring a global economic meltdown or apocalyptic event, 2016 is already shaping up to be a year of growing momentum for the infrastructure sector. The signs of this momentum are everywhere: in new sources of capital and new funding approaches that promise to unlock trillions of dollars in new equity and debt investment; in growing asset management capabilities, cyber security and public procurement, which are ushering in a real step-change in the way operators and owners manage assets; in the growing boldness of governments seeking to catalyze economic and social benefits; and in the growing alignment between the ‘macro’ needs of governments and the ‘micro’ decisions of consumers.

10 Emerging Trends in 2016: Trends That Will Change the World of Infrastructure Over the Next 5 Years

Barring a global economic meltdown or apocalyptic event, 2016 is already shaping up to be a year of growing momentum for the infrastructure sector.

10 Leadership Techniques for Building High-Performing Teams

Imparting a clear vision of where the team should be headed, and inspiring its members to make it a reality, is fundamental to team success. 

100% foreign ownership in retail and wholesale operations in KSA

100% foreign ownership in retail and wholesale operations in KSA

12 Ways to Optimize Your Employee Benefits Program: Low-Cost Employee Incentives, Recognition Programs and Rewards

Employers can double their rewards and recognition efforts in innovative, cost-efficient ways. Examples: employee-of-the-month awards, incentive pay, employee appreciation luncheons, more time off, shopping sprees, wellness incentive contests, plus employee rewards customized to motivate Millennials, Gen Xers, Baby Boomers and the Matures.

19th Annual Global CEO Survey / January 2016

19th Annual Global CEO Survey / January 2016

19th Annual Global CEO Survey/February 2016

19th Annual Global CEO Survey/February 2016

19th Annual Global CEO Survey/February 2016 Financial Services

19th Annual Global CEO Survey/February 2016 Financial Services

19th Ceo Survey 2016

19th Ceo Survey 2016

2012 Minerals Yearbook: Nigeria

As Africa’s leading crude oil producer, Nigeria accounted for about 26% of African and about 2.8% of total world crude oil production in 2012

2013 Census: Education and Training in New Zealand

The infographic 2013 Census – Education and training in New Zealand shows some of the key facts relating to education and training from the 2013 Census.

2013 Minerals Yearbook: Bolivia

Bolivia is a globally important supplier of bulk ores and mineral concentrates. In 2013, the country was estimated to have produced 8% of the world’s total mine output of tin; silver, 5%; antimony and zinc, 3% each; and lead and tungsten, about 2% each. Most of the volume of Bolivia’s mineral production was exported in raw form by rail to ports on the coasts of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru and then shipped to processing facilities located in Asia, Europe, and North America. Bolivia’s mineral resources have not been fully explored or developed. In addition to the minerals listed above, Bolivia is thought to have globally relevant resources of cadmium, chromium, gold, indium, iron ore, lithium, nickel, palladium, platinum, potash, and tantalum

2013 Minerals Yearbook: Kuwait

Overview of Kuwait's mineral sector and structure

2013 Minerals Yearbook: Qatar

In 2013, Qatar continued to play a significant role in the global mineral commodities sector, primarily as the world’s leading exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), as a major crude oil producer, and as the world’s third-ranked helium producer. In terms of world output, Qatar produced moderate amounts of aluminum, ammonia, direct-reduced iron (DRI), and urea.

2014 Article IV Consultation Staff Report

High oil prices and production have contributed to sizable fiscal and external surpluses. Non-oil growth has picked up, mainly driven by consumption and investment. Political developments in the last few years have had an adverse impact on the implementation of public investment program. A new five-year Development Plan for 2015–19 has been proposed to the Parliament. The authorities are initiating subsidy and public wage reforms, as well as fiscal and financial institutional and regulatory reforms. Kuwait is at an inflection point as economic diversification, a key policy priority, has to start now to generate a higher and sustainable growth path.  
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