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2014-06-09 08:20:52

BEIJING, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or "the Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, today announced that it has entered into a loan agreement with IFC (International Finance Corporation), the World Bank Group member focused on private sector development, under which IFC agreed to provide a US$20 million 5-year convertible loan ("C Loan") to support the Company's...

World’s Major Development Banks Take A Closer Look At Earth Observation
2013-04-30 11:55:03

ESA International development banks often invest in regions where projects can be difficult to monitor and evaluate. Earth-observing satellites are proving to be important tools for the development sector. From 800 km high, satellites enable objective observations consistently over space and time. They can detect changes in land cover, monitor water quality and identify pollutants, evaluate the health of a coral reef or help assess how coastal zones are influenced by sea-level rise....

2012-08-08 23:02:11

Program helps suppliers obtain cash faster and reduce capital related risk while promoting supply chain sustainability at brands & retailers. New York (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 TradeCard, Inc., the supply chain collaboration and global trade platform used by more than 10,000 retailers, brands, manufacturers and service providers, has partnered with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, to help suppliers in emerging markets obtain access to capital through the TradeCard Platform. The...

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