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2014-08-28 23:02:14

UHY explains that the US was at the epicentre of the financial crash of 2008, but there are now signs that the economic recovery is strengthening and with it, the demand for lending. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Bank lending to the private sector in the US has stagnated in the last year, down by 0.13% in real terms, and continuing to fall behind the rest of the G7, according to a new study by UHY, the international accountancy network. UHY warns that the figures show that...

2014-08-05 12:36:30

Fast-growing bank inks 5-year deal with IBM for IT management services in West Africa ACCRA, Ghana and WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the U.S. Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C today, Ghana's Fidelity Bank announced its choice of IBM (NYSE: IBM) to manage its technology infrastructure and services. The five year deal will help the bank deliver advanced customer services and secure its reputation as a dynamic financial services institution in West Africa....

2014-07-16 12:24:58

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday in Brazil the leaders of BRICS countries launched the New Development Bank (NDB). London-based investor Andrey Yakunin [http://www.andreyyakunin.com ] of VIY Management [http://www.viym.ru/en ] welcomed this new institution, as an acknowledgement of the rebalancing of the global economy in recent years. In the current climate, the combined foreign exchange reserve of the BRICS means they have the economic weight to stand apart...

2014-06-27 23:02:53

Funding will support larger regional effort to protect important marine habitats for the sake of local livelihoods and tourism in the region. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Nature Conservancy announced today that the Global Environment Facility (GEF), through the World Bank, has contributed US$7.2 million to the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) to promote the conservation, protection, management and expansion of national protected area systems and other areas of biodiversity...

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...

2014-04-28 16:33:14

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A delegation from the World Bank visited Kitoko Food Farm [http://www.kitoko-food.com ] on Friday, April 26, to learn more about the Fleurette Group [http://fleurettegroup.com ]'s innovative agriculture project to address the country's chronic food shortages and advance its agricultural and economic development by equipping Congolese with the tools and skills needed to become self-sufficent in food...

2014-04-11 12:09:08

With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end ‘extreme poverty’ by 2030. But new research suggests that global poverty figures could be underestimated by up to a third, and calls for more robust measurement in the future. The World Bank figures are widely used by the international community and play a significant role in international strategies to reduce poverty. Critics argue that its estimates are flawed because the ‘dollar...

2014-03-26 23:04:08

The Digital Asset Transfer Authority (DATA), a newly formed self-regulatory organization, has announced its first Annual Meeting will take place 10-11 April 2014 in Washington D.C. An official side event to the World Bank IMF Spring 2014 Meetings, the DATA Annual Conference will offer education sessions, a gala dinner, and a meeting for voting members. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Digital Asset Transfer Authority (DATA) has announced its first Annual Meeting will take place...

2014-02-05 23:25:53

The key investors in the Middle East and North Africa will discuss the criteria for securing project finance with the Shams 1 100MW plant and the Noor 1 160MW plant as case studies this May at the MENASOL conference (6-7 May, Dubai). London, UK (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Understanding the details of how to secure project finance in the MENA markets will be crucial for developers in the emerging markets in MENA. In Saudi Arabia, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates, where the most potential...

2014-01-30 16:22:52

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTEC International LLC (OTI) principals recently presented to The World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) on the fundamentals of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology, along with OTI's commercial projects on the horizon. A comprehensive discussion about this important baseload renewable energy technology and its optimal markets was led by Eileen O'Rourke, OTI's Chief Operating Officer, and Barry Cole, OTI's...


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