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When Korea came calling

The deal that ended with the building of a $1bn assembly plant for South Korean car manufacturer Kia in a rural US state has had wide-reaching implications, both economic and cultural. And although there has been a price to pay on both sides, it appears to be outweighed by the benefits

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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

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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

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GoGrid reveals global ambitions

US cloud computing company GoGrid signals its intention to service  customers around the world, starting with a new data centre in Europe


Company profile: Bangladesh's Beximco flies the frontier market flag

Bangladesh-based Beximco Pharmaceuticals is looking to build on last year's growth with expansion into the GCC. Spencer Anderson talks to managing director Nazmul Hassan about his plans

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View from the C-suite: Kaspersky Lab's CEO Eugene Kaspersky

Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, tells Michał Kaczmarski about the prospects for growth in the antivirus software industry and details the pros and cons of conducting business in Russia

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Vodafone looking at data services for growth

With the voice market showing signs of saturation in the European  market, Vodafone is banking on data to fuel its future growth

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Vestas battling winds of change

Vestas has been a major wind energy foreign investor in North America, Asia and Europe over the past decade. However, a recent spate of layoffs and difficult conditions in Europe foretell challenging times for the company

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Tax risk management: the rules of engagement

As the relationship between corporate governance and tax regulation comes under the spotlight, company managers could be forgiven for thinking tax risk is beyond their control. But with the correct processes in place, says Anuschka J Bakker, it can be identified and managed

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View from the C-suite: Trillium Wind Power's John Kourtoff

Trillium's CEO tells Spencer Anderson how wind power will confound its critics and play a crucial role in meeting the world's energy needs, particularly now that the Asian behemoths are investing in its potential

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