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December - January 2014 | Investments
The New Silk Road: Grand Ambitions of the Middle Kingdom
During the fall of 2013, the People’s Republic of China announced a massive economic project called “The New Silk Road.” Beijing has given formal recognition to a trend dating back to the 1990s to include Central Asian countries in the orbit of the Chi...

November 2013 | Investments
Why Does China Need Russia?
For many years, China has been the most populous country on the planet. And the world’s most populous country has gradually become more and more important within the world economy. It is obvious that the country’s territorial and infrastructural needs will o...

October 2013 | Investments
Many countries do not have sufficient funds to invest in infrastructure
British economist and Nobel Prize laureate Christopher Antoniou PISSARIDES, the author of works on the theory of economic growth and the causes of unemployment, visited World Economic Journal editor-in-chief  Robert ABDULLIN. Professor Pissarides, what do ...

October 2013 | Investments
A City of Angels
If you travel towards the mountains along the French Riviera, just north of the coast, among the villas, olive trees, and plants that flower year-round is the Sophia Antipolis Technopark, home to the Business Angels. They flew here from all over the world – people...

September 2013 | Investments
ECOSOC President Nestor Osorio: "Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Colombia, and Vietnam Could Create a New System"
Nestor Osorio, the head of the UN Economic and Social Council, shared his ideas with a correspondent of World Economic Journal about combating unemployment, and proposed creating a new bloc of countries, rather than expanding the BRICS.  The most acute and...

July - August 2013 | Investments
Interested in Debt
Investors’ hunger to turn a quick profit has led to record demand for high-yield Asian debt securities. It is expected that this year will be a record year for issuing such instruments. However, excessive investor activity could lead to a bubble in the bond market...

May 2013 | Investments
Keeping investors now is harder than attracting them
Global foreign direct investment flows in 2012 fell by 20%. FDI in developed countries dropped a third compared with 2011, whereas it fell by only 3% in developing countries. Vice President of the European Investment Bank Anton Rop discussed the reasons behind these tre...

April 2013 | Investments
The Secret of Seasonal Dishes
WEJ is beginning a new category on investing in emerging markets. Starting things off is American company Hines, which had its beginnings in small warehouses and today deals in the largest businesses and trading venues in the world. Hines came to Russia more than twenty...

January 2013 | Investments
The Geox company: "We Are Planning to Increase Investments in The Develoing Markets"
The Geox company is one of the largest shoe manufacturers in the world. At the moment it is rapidly developing its business in the Eastern part of the world. For several years, the company plans include opening of four hundred stores in China and increasing the number o...

January 2013 | Investments
Maria Pinelli: "You Cant Pinch Pennies"
By 2015 the emerging markets will have become large and important economies and will stimulate a large portion of the world’s growth. The size of the BRICS economies could triple, reaching $60 trillion. Maria Pinelli, Global Vice Chair of Strategic Growth Markets ...

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