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 Iraq’s demand for dairy products likely to rise at a CAGR of 8% by 2025, notes Frost & Sullivan’s Foods Practice

 


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 26 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The dairy industry in Iraq holds lucrative prospects for global players and investors as a result of post war, growing population and new economic reforms. The country’s GDP and household disposable income is expected to grow at CAGR of 6% between 2018 and 2025. High percentage of the youth population is one of the economic strengths of the country, and with almost 60% of the population under the age of 25, Iraq is uniquely positioned to harness the potential of its young generation to promote prosperity despite the multiple challenges it faces.

A recent study conducted by Frost & Sullivan, Dairy Perception and Opportunities in Iraq, estimated that the demand for dairy products in the country is likely to rise at a CAGR of 8% ... Read more »

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Mobile Industry Leaders to Engage in High-Level Dialogue with the UN, Governments and Other Private Sector Players to Advance Transformative Impact of Mobile


NEW YORK-Wednesday 26 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA will represent the global mobile industry at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) being held in New York this week, advancing the leading role the sector is playing in meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Over the coming week, the GSMA will be participating in a wide range of activities with several high-profile partners and providing a critical platform for dialogue between mobile industry leaders, heads of state, global leaders and governments to further accelerate mobile’s contribution to the SDGs.

“The GSMA will be in UNGA for the third year running to demonstrate how the global mobile industry is strengthening its commitment to improving lives around the world, as we enter ... Read more »

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INCHEON, South Korea-Wednesday 26 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- 2018 UL International Crown will be held October 4-7 at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Songdo, Incheon Metropolitan City.

The most high-profile biennial golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, a first-of-its-kind team match-play competition featuring the best women golfers from the top eight countries around the world, is being played outside the United States for the first time since the first UL International Crown was staged in Baltimore in 2014.

This is the third UL International Crown to take place with the second held in Chicago in 2016.

32 players from the eight countries, confirmed via the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, will compete in the four-day match-play event for a total purse of $1.6 million. The “Crown,” otherwise known as the title of best golfing nation in the world, will be awarded to the winning country after the final round.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 25 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, Chairman of the Emirates Falconers’ Club, the 16th Edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) was inaugurated at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), which will run until 29th September, and celebrates this year the centennial of the late Sheikh Zayed.

The event is organized by the Emirates Falconers’ Club and is supported by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) and The Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee in addition to many local, regional and international media partners.  

The main sponsor is His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival, while the Gold ... Read more »

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GENEVA-Tuesday 25 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WIPO and the research-based pharmaceutical industry today launched a new online tool designed to help procurement agencies better understand the global patent status of medicines.

The Patent Information Initiative for Medicines (Pat-INFORMED) is a unique resource where patent holders provide information about patents covering approved medicines through a free, open access database.

This new public database became operational today, along with a platform where procurement agencies can make direct enquiries to companies.

Pat-INFORMED is a partnership between WIPO and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations, IFPMA, the global trade association representing the research-based pharmaceutical industry. Pat-INFORMED originated in the industry’s efforts to add clarity to patent information about medicines. WIPO’s globally recognized expertise in ... Read more »

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LiDAR manufacturer to provide S3 solid state LiDAR sensors to enhance safety of land, air, and water capable NeoXcraft XP2

SUNNYVALE, Calif.-Saturday 22 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quanergy Systems, Inc., a global leader in the design and development of solid state LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, and VRCO, designer and manufacturer of the luxury high-end e-VTOL (electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) craft, the NeoXcraft XP2, today announced that VRCO will exclusively use Quanergy’s S3 solid state LiDAR sensors in the testing and market release versions of the aircraft.

The NeoXcraft XP2, which VRCO and the University of Derby unveiled in late 2017 and intend to launch in 2020, is a two-passenger e-VTOL high-speed land, air, and water capable craft. The craft can scan and memorize take-off locations and store the data for use on the next approach to the same location. Quanergy’s innovative S3 solid state LiDAR senso ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Wednesday 26 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit, taking place in September 24 & 25 in New York, André Calantzopoulos, CEO of Philip Morris International, delivered a speech highlighting the need to have a dialogue between the industry, leaders, policy-makers, scientists, medical, and public health professionals in order to provide the 1.1 billion people who smoke with better alternatives to cigarettes.

The Concordia Annual Summit, which coincides with the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting, convenes the world’s most prominent business, government, and nonprofit leaders to foster dialogue and enable effective partnerships for positive social impact.

The remarks by André Calantzopoulos follow:

“I'm the Chief Executive Officer of a tobacco company. I’m here today because, as global leaders come together in New York for the United Nations Gener ... Read more »

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AUCKLAND, New Zealand & PARIS-Tuesday 25 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vista Group International (NZX & ASX: VGL) company Vista Entertainment Solutions (‘Vista Cinema’) and Vivendi’s CanalOlympia have signed an agreement to roll-out Vista Cinema’s Veezi across all their cinema venues. Veezi, already utilised by cinemas in 27 countries, is Vista Cinema’s SaaS cinema management solution for Independent cinemas.

Currently operating 9 venues across 7 countries, CanalOlympia is the leading network of cinema and live performance venues in Africa. Several additional sites are set to open in the months to come, extending the breadth of the CanalOlympia footprint. The CanalOlympia operation showcases the diversity of African culture and has helped bring cinemas back to countries currently short on entertainment choices and cultural infrastructure.

The venues include the latest projection and sound technologies. T ... Read more »

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Attracting strategic investors is key for the growth of the mid-segment companies in the Middle East, notes Frost & Sullivan


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 25 September 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The last decade in the Middle East region has witnessed immense growth and challenges. There are many companies who have exploited the growth wave and grew their business exponentially. At the same time, there are companies that struggled either due to their resistance to change, or due to the economic challenges of the market. Leveraging the changing market conditions and rapid shift in technology, there are many niche companies that have developed unique products and services to address specific needs of their clients.

Healthcare, ICT, professional services, media and entertainment, logistics, transportation, energy and utilities, and education are some of the key industries that are on the forefront of innovation, and there are many niche companies that a ... Read more »

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