Taiwan to Ease Visa Process to Promote Business with Hong Kong

September 13, 2010

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In a bid to boost trade ties with Hong Kong, Taiwan plans to simplify procedures for visa issuance for Hong Kong citizens in the near future, the Mainland Affairs Council Chairwoman Lai Shin-yuan said on Monday. Lai expressed this at a meeting with the visiting highest ranking official from Hong Kong, John Tsang – Financial […]

Investment Threshold Makes Ghana No Entry for Businesses

September 13, 2010

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An analysis on investments in Ghana finds that an old law is restricting foreign investments to that country as it prescribes unreasonable minimum investment limit while leaving out domestic ones from the legal periphery. The business entities mainly run by the Nigerian traders claim that their businesses are being targeted on the basis of an […]

Country in Conundrum of Siding Whom Leaves Citizens Starving

September 13, 2010

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Despite relative success of reaping decent harvest after the worst violence interfered with the first of the two crops of the year in June, the farmers in Southern Kyrgyzstan are at the crossroads for finding buyers for their produce. As reported by TOBOC in June, Kyrgyzstan remains to require hands off reconciliation from the US […]

Dubai Free Zone Firms Pick up Pace on Global Recovery Cues

September 13, 2010

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The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in its latest release said that the firms within Dubai’s free zones had traded $30.5bn worth of exports and re-exports last year to register a whopping 40.7 percent growth in 2009. Thus proving the world that Dubai is one of the business centers which has woken up from […]

Dolphin Exports from Solomons Invite Protest – Trader Defends Sale

September 10, 2010

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The dolphin trading by one of the Solomon Islands’ exporter has not gone well with a leading animal right organization. Solomons dolphin activist Lawrence Makili who is the Earth Island Institute’s Pacific Regional Director has told AAP that despite the institute’s tireless efforts to end the live trade, one dolphin dealer had retarded the momentum. […]

Thailand Urges its Investors and Exporters to Cash in on Brazil

September 10, 2010

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The Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) has suggested that the country should capitalize on business opportunities in South America, particularly Brazil as the Latin America leading economy is preparing to host 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. The TCC through a survey has identified prospective sectors including furniture, food, plastics, spa products, herbs, auto […]

Switzerland Prepares for a Historic FTA with China

August 17, 2010

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The Swiss President Doris Leuthard’s week-long visit to China is likely to make Switzerland once again a first mover from Europe to sign an FTA with China as it had established diplomatic ties 60 years ago. The Swiss Embassy to China apprised Global Times that the FTA talks were officially launched. Leuthard, who ended a […]