Posts Tagged ‘ Fast-growing ’

US firms look to fast-growing Laos 

September 13, 2011
US firms look to fast-growing Laos 

Handicraft and souvenir vendors wait for customers and tourists at the Luang Prabang market US companies, whose investments trail far behind those of China, Vietnam and Thailand in Laos, are turning their attention to the poor but fast-growing nation, an official said Thursday. The US-ASEAN Business Council this week took its first formal delegation to [...]

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Japan’s Sapporo to enter Vietnam beer market

December 14, 2009
Japan’s Sapporo to enter Vietnam beer market

Japan’s Sapporo Holdings said on Thursday it would enter the Vietnamese market by taking a 65 percent stake in a beer joint venture with Vietnam National Tobacco Corp to tap its fast-growing market. It marks the first major overseas expansion in three years by Sapporo, the smallest of Japan’s four major brewers, as bigger rivals [...]

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Fast growing Asian powers can help, not save world economy

July 27, 2009

Fast growing China and India may be important players but the emerging economic giants alone do not have the clout to drag the global economy out of its worst slump since the 1930s, analysts say. China, ranked the world’s third largest economy after the US and Japan, grew 7.9 percent in the second quarter this [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...