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China dominates GlobalData list of top 10 APAC cities in terms of revenue from public enterprises

The aggregated revenue of the public enterprises headquartered in Chinese cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Tianjin, and Chongqing amounted to US$7,699bn in 2020, accounting for about 50% of the combined revenue of listed companies with head offices in top 10 APAC cities by GDP, reveals GlobalData, a leading data analytics and research company. …

Global nuclear arsenals grow as states continue to modernize–New SIPRI Yearbook out now

(Stockholm, 14 June 2021) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2021, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. A key finding is that despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear warheads in 2020, more have been deployed with operational forces. Signs …

worldsteel Short Range Outlook April 2021

15 April 2021 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2021 and 2022. worldsteel forecasts that steel demand will grow by 5.8% in 2021 to reach 1,874.0 million tonnes (Mt), after declining by 0.2% in 2020. In 2022 steel demand will see further growth of 2.7% to reach …

China to Continue Driving Global Silver Market Forward

  (September 12, 2018 – Shenzhen, China) China will continue to be a major driver in the global silver market for years to come, fueled by continued industrial demand and silver mining activity.  China is by far the largest consumer of silver globally, accounting for 18% of global fabrication demand in recent years.  In addition, …

China leads the way for beverage alcohol ecommerce

New study shows that Chinese consumers spend four times more on online alcohol purchases than the US, while France and the UK have the most developed ecommerce sectors LONDON – Online alcohol sales are developing fast in China, growing at around 15% per year, according to the IWSR Ecommerce Study: A strategic roadmap for alcoholic …

IFAD’s External Relations and Governance chief in China to visit rural families and meet with senior officials

Beijing, 26 June 2018 – Charlotte Salford, Associate Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is in China this week to meet with senior officials of the government, partners from the private sector as well as participants in IFAD-supported projects. IFAD is a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating rural …