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kassab

Building a legacy

São Paulo mayor Gilberto Kassab tells Spencer Andersonthat real-estate investors continue to be drawn to the Brazilian city because it offers good value, despite criticisms over its burdensome regulation and a possible overheating of property prices

From Sectors / Metals

Rare earth metals search goes global

Rare earth metals are becoming increasingly important to the technology and military sectors, but China has a stranglehold on the global supply. Now the world's energy and mining companies are looking to change this by developing alternative sources

Reassessing customer service

Changes in the global economy are affecting organisations' decisions relating to outsourcing customer services, says Wendy Atkins, who highlights emerging trends in the sector

medichem

Time up for Medichem's Maltese haven?

Medichem has grown its Malta business out of the country’s patent-free status for drugs. But with Malta's entrance into the EU and changing legislation, the clock is ticking for the pharmaceuticals company

Communications boom in Latin America

Latin America's communications sector shows impressive growth, achieving record capital expenditure in 2010

swiss insurance

Switzerland's insurance claim

As Switzerland opens up its insurance and reinsurance markets, more and more global players in the sector are locating in the country, causing murmurs of concern in traditional European hotspot London

bacardi

Bacardi mixes its markets

Joaquin Bacardi, president and CEO of Bacardi Corporation, tells Karen E Thuermerabout the rum's growing popularity in the BRIC countries, as well as his expansion plans for its production facilities in the Caribbean

life sciences
From Sectors

Moscow tops fDi life science rankings

Moscow is the surprise number one city for attractiveness for life sciences projects, while at the country level the US is still streets ahead of competitors

biotech

All change in the biotech industry

The biomedical industry continues to change its shape across the world, with the traditional giants such as California coming under threat from up-and-coming hubs in emerging economies such as Wuxi in China.

gabon

Gabon ready to kick on

Francophone Gabon is not the most high-profile of African countries, but with a new prime minister, the hosting of a major football tournament and investors being drawn to its resource-rich land, could that change?

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