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2013-12-04 12:20:40

FRANKFURT, Germany, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD celebrated the official opening of its new passenger terminal today at Burgas Airport (BOJ) on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Operations at the new terminal are expected to start within the next few weeks. In tandem with Burgas Airport, Fraport Twin Star - majority-owned by Fraport AG - also manages Varna Airport (VAR) where a new terminal went into operation in August 2013....

2012-12-12 00:20:13

FRANKFURT, Germany, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In November 2012, Fraport AG welcomed about 4.2 million passengers at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base - down 2.7 percent compared to the same month last year. With the start of the Winter Timetable 2012/2013, the airlines implemented a wave of consolidation initiatives because they have been hit hard by the difficult economic situation in many European countries, turbulent dynamics of the global economy, and the burden...

2012-11-12 00:20:14

FRANKFURT, Germany, November 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served approximately 5.2 million passengers in October 2012, up 1.4 percent year-on-year. Despite Hurricane Sandy's effect on some flights to and from FRA at the end of the month, traffic growth continued in October 2012. Cargo (airfreight and airmail) tonnage declined by 7.3 percent year-on-year to about 180,000 metric tons. Aircraft movements rose by 1.1 percent year-on-year to about 43,000 takeoffs...

2012-09-11 18:20:17

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FRA Achieves New Monthly Record Despite Strike Day - Traffic Grows at Group Airports Fraport AG welcomed nearly 5.6 million passengers at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base in August 2012, an increase of 245,000 passengers compared to August 2011 (up 4.6 percent). FRA achieved a new August monthly record despite the eight-hour-long strike by Lufthansa cabin crew at the end of the month, when Frankfurt had about...

2011-10-22 12:00:00

A strong yen opens the door for new strategies in currency trading. InvesttechFX reviews the performance of the Yen through October 2011 and analyzes potential effects related to the Forex Market. http://www.investtechfx.com Hong Kong (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 InvesTechFX, a leading online Forex platform, has been taking a close look at the yen and its broader effects on the Forex trading markets. The strength of the yen has been a concern in the world's foreign currency exchanges for most...

2011-10-19 22:30:00

Japan is monitoring its economy carefully to understand how it will be affected by the ensuing fluctuations in the financial and forex markets and the uncertain economic developments overseas. Hard hit by deflation, the central bank of Japan announced in October 2011 that they promise to keep interest rates near zero until central banks attain price stability. http://www.investtechfx.com Hong Kong (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 InvestTechFX reported Bank of Japanâs October 2011...

2010-09-29 04:35:04

Tokyo, Sept 29, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - TDK Corporation has announced it has become the first electronic components manufacturer to receive a special award under the environmental assessment scheme of the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ), having acquired the highest ranking in the scheme. Furthermore, by pledging to reduce its CO2 emission intensity per unit of electricity generated by 6% or more within three years, TDK becomes eligible for application of the DBJ's interest subsidy system for...

2010-09-16 16:35:02

Osaka, Sept 16, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation announced today the commencement of the third Global Advisors Conference with its five advisors participating from Brazil, India, Russia and Japan. The two-day conference will continue tomorrow at Panasonic's Human Resources Development Company in Osaka. This year, the conference explores Panasonic's global business and marketing strategies, focusing and deliberating on the theme of "Changes in Market Structures after the Economic...

2009-05-22 10:05:07

The Policy Board at the Bank of Japan elected to keep the lending rate steady Friday, keeping the overnight bank-to-bank rate at 0.1 percent. The bank noted economic conditions have been deteriorating, but exports and production are beginning to level out against a backdrop of progress in inventory adjustments both at home and abroad. Consumer spending in Japan is likely to continue to weaken, the bank said. Exports and industrial production, after leveling out ... are expected to start...

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2009-04-30 12:15:00

The Bank of Japan predicted the recession would lead to a 3.1 percent gross domestic product contraction in the year ending in March 2010. The prediction is a sharp increase in the bank's assessment of the country's economic troubles. In January, the BOJ said the economy would decline 2 percent, Kyodo news agency reported Thursday. Economic conditions in Japan have deteriorated significantly, the bank said in its biannual economic report. The report said ''the growth rate is expected, from...