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2014-07-28 23:01:26

In the report, The Export-Import Bank’s Vital Role in Supporting U.S. Traded Sector Competitiveness, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) debunks the claims of the bank’s ideological and special interest opponents. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 As the official export credit agency of the United States, the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank plays a central role in fostering U.S. traded sector competitiveness and overall growth. In 2013 alone, the bank facilitated...

2014-05-14 20:22:28

Most expect digital to transform business models in their industry over the next 12 months BRUSSELS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of European business leaders see digital technologies as important to improving Europe's competitiveness and economic growth, according to a study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), but one-half believe that Europe will lag behind both the United States and China in the development of digital technologies over the next three years. The study...

2014-05-07 23:00:53

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) praised the U.S. House of Representatives' announcement that it will vote this week on passage of the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) praised the U.S. House of Representatives announcement that it will vote this week on passage of the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014. The bill would increase the...

2014-04-15 23:05:33

On Apr. 23, 2014, the Former Chairman and CEO of Intel Corporation will discuss the strategies nations can use to drive economic growth Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Craig Barrett, a renowned scientist, corporate leader and education advocate, will headline the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series at Stevens Institute of Technology on April 23, 2014. His talk, entitled “Economic Competitiveness in the 21st Century,” will examine how the addition of nearly 3 billion...

2014-01-21 23:04:58

A new collaboration, launched today by CDP and the Institute for Industrial Productivity, will help reduce the energy used by the supply chains of some of the world’s biggest multinationals. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Six of the world’s biggest multinational companies will endeavor to increase energy efficiency across their supply chains through Action Exchange, a collaborative international project launched today. The companies participating in the first phase of the project are the...

2014-01-16 04:21:14

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Center plans to develop new research and benchmarking services IMD [http://www.imd.org ] (http://www.imd.org ), a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, today announced the appointment of Arturo Bris [http://www.imd.org/about/facultystaff/bris.cfm ] ( http://www.imd.org/about/facultystaff/bris.cfm ) as the new director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center [http://www.imd.org/wcc ]...

2014-01-07 23:02:16

An Innovation and Competitiveness-Centered Approach to Deficit Reduction, produced by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), presents a comprehensive series of recommendations designed to focus federal policy on investments that promote growth. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The "Washington Consensus" on the federal budget process is grounded in faulty economic theory which leads to a fixation on reducing the debt and a focus on putting...

2013-12-05 23:04:10

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Research and Development Forecast of China LED Market, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 In 2012, the total output value of China’s LED industry was CNY 205.9 billion with the year-on-year growth of 34%. Of which, the output value of upstream epitaxial wafer and chip industry, midstream packaging industry and downstream application industry was CNY 7.2 billion, 39.7 billion and 159 billion respectively; the...

2013-12-05 23:02:49

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Research and Development Forecast of China's Coronary Stent Industry, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 In 2008, China finished more than 180,000 PCI surgical cases (percutaneous coronary intervention); the stent system which was used in PCI surgeries also increased to 298,000 sets in 2008 from 40,000 sets in 2002 as for the usage quantity. Since 2011, the increasingly fierce market competition has decelerated the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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