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Report shows $89 billion lost in underuse of European Union Free Trade Agreements

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT The full potential of European Union free trade agreements (FTAs) remains untapped to the tune of almost 72 billion euros ($89 billion), UNCTAD and the National Board of Trade Sweden say in a new report. This is the amount that European exporters overpaid because they did not take […]

Cryptocurrencies are no substitute for gold

Bitcoin’s parabolic price rise was the big story of 2017 – putting the spotlight on the cryptocurrency market. While gold’s performance was a solid 13%, it was a fraction of the 13-fold increase of bitcoin by the end of the year. Download the report Some commentators went as far as to claim cryptocurrencies could replace […]

IMF Global Growth Outlook

The IMF is predicting an uptick in global growth in coming years, in part due to the impact of US tax cuts spurring investment and spending, the organization announced Monday.   Global GDP growth will rise to 3.9% in 2018 and stay at that level in 2019 according to the figures released in the latest […]

Tacy Diamond Pipeline to be published by Pharos Beam

The Tacy Diamond Pipeline, which has provided an independent and unbiased view of the diamond pipeline since 1989 and serves as a guidepost and benchmark of industry value addition, will henceforth be published by Pharos Beam Consulting LLP in India.     The Tacy Pipeline pioneered the concept of counting every diamond only once and […]

SIAL Middle East records business deals worth AED4.6 billion

Al Qasemi honours participants in ADFCA’s ‘Year of Giving’ initiative Caption: SIAL Middle East records business deals worth AED4.6 billion     Organisers of SIAL Middle East have confirmed that deals worth AED4.6billion were recorded at the 8th edition of the three day exhibition, boosted by an increase in participants which attracted more than 26,000 […]

XIN etabliert sich als Kryptowährung

Deutliche Wertentwicklung in den nächsten Monaten zu erwarten   The most modern blockchain   Ein Jahr nach dem Start ihrer Kryptowährung XIN kann die Community-Finanzplattform Infinity Economics (IE) erste Erfolge vorweisen. Rund 30.000 registrierte User halten 40.000 Accounts (Wallets), der aktuelle Kurs steht bei 2,6 ¢ pro Token bei einer Marktkapitalisierung von rund 230M USD. […]

Venture Capital Fonds capital300 startet – „First Closing“ mit über 20 Millionen Euro

capital300 als neuer Wachstumsmotor im österreichischen Start-Up-Ökosystem Photo: capital300 Peter Lasinger (l.) und Roman Scharf Wenige Monate nach seiner EuVECA Registrierung startet capital300 die operative Investment-Tätigkeit. Der von startup300 mitgegründete österreichische Venture Capital Fonds meldet das „First Closing“ mit über 20 Millionen Euro.   Das Kapital stammt von Banken, renommierten Unternehmern und Investoren. Mit dem […]

SIAL Middle East 2017 record 28% increase in visitors

AED3.3 billion worth of deals   – ADFCA affirms role as auditing body for safe food practices – Jenaan pen deal to set up infrastructure to rear organic chickens in the UAE     The 8th edition of SIAL Middle East has seen a growth of 28% year-on-year for visitor numbers, with the event organisers […]

EIF and Cordiant offer innovative finance for innovative companies

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Cordiant have signed a guarantee agreement that will allow the asset manager to substantially increase lending to innovative companies across Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe.   The relationship is anchored by a EUR 25 million initial commitment from EIF generating a loan portfolio of up to EUR 50 million […]

Sanjay Dharwadker, head of global ID consultancy services at WCC will represent WCC.

The Secure Identity Alliance, the global identity and secure eServices advisory body, today announces that WCC Group, a world leading developer of advanced search and match technology and solutions, has joined the Association as an Advisory Observer. WCC Group will be represented by Sanjay Dharwadker, head of global ID consultancy services at WCC. With over […]

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