According to PwC and the Russian Venture Company (RVC)'s latest look at the Russian venture capital industry, the market for venture transactions was up for the first time in years -- and by 48% to reach US $243.7 million compared to the previous year's $165.2 million.
Russian Federation Tender and Business News
While most agree the digital economy is one of the most promising areas for growth in the Asia-Pacific region, the lack of available well-trained employees threatens to shut own growth before it starts.
After multiple years of increasingly damaging natural disasters, APEC Finance Ministers have gathered to launch a series of initiatives to help mitigate the effects of earthquakes and extreme weather in the region.
As the latest Typhoon Trami crashes through Japan with winds up to 134 mph and Indonesia deals with the aftermath of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake from last week, APEC has issued its own emergency call for more effective means of handling climate-driven and other natural catastrophes in the region.
The ancient Chinese city of Xi'an, which was host city for the 7th APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance Forum, was a showcase for a unique approach to fighting poverty using e-commerce. The learning here are about to roll out across the rest of APEC as a means of fighting poverty throughout the region.
The United States appears to have adopted a tougher stance recently towards those helping North Korea get around UN sanctions.
China was just hit by what the U.S. says is collateral damage from its sanctions on Russia, but the penalties seem far stronger than that.
While detailed requirements for it are still being drawn up, the state-run Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC)’s proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility has drawn strong interest from some of the biggest players in the business.
While Australia’s east coast suffers from one of the worst droughts in many years, Argentina is emerging as the surprise winner to replace Australia’s lost wheat sales in Asia.
In a rare showing of coordinated anger against the government, thousands protested this weekend against proposed Russian pension reforms.
Thanks to a concerted coordinated effort by APEC member economies, the challenge of doing business in the Asia-Pacific region has improved significantly in the past two years.
On July 25, the BRICS Business Forum will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa. More than 1000 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will attend.
The APEC Secretariat Executive Director and the World Trade Organization Director-General spoke together recently of the importance of coordinated trade to ensure maximum benefit to APEC's member nations.
To help stimulate the Russian economy, Vnesheconombank and China Development Bank (CDB) have executed a framework agreement to provide over 600 billion rubles to the country. The agreement was timed in conjunction with the Russian President's state visit to China.
The APEC member economies are collaborating to leverage advancement in gender equality and digital technology access to grow women-led development in the region's Tourism industry sector.
Russia-based Cryptorobotics, the developer of a custom terminal application for trading on cryptocurrency exchanges, began its own ICO (initial coin offering) at midnight on on May 20, 2018.
On May 25-26, the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting will take place in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, with the goal of helping secure economic growth for the future in all of Asia-Pacific.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies are taking steps to align medical product approval procedures throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It will ease technical bottlenecks, will support healthcare business growth, and will save lives.
Please take a look at our current 3-month rolling calendar of some of Asia’s more intriguing and important trade shows. If you have other trade shows you would like to recommend for this list, please write us.
JSC Dorogobuzh, a subsidiary of Russian mineral fertilizer producer JSC ACRON, has awarded a contract to Texas engineering, procurement and construction company KBR, Inc. for the supply of equipment to revamp its ammonia plant located in Dorogobuzh in the Smolensk region of Russia.
Maryland-based Transport Logistics International Inc. (TLI) recently agreed to resolve criminal charges in connection with a scheme that involved the bribery of an official at a subsidiary of Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation and to pay a $2 million criminal penalty.
Russian Standard Bank and JCB International Co., Ltd., a global payment brand and payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan, announced that Russian Standard Bank will be providing high-level security for online transactions with JCB Cards in Russia.
Kaspersky Lab South Africa has announced the extension of its bug bounty program with rewards of up to $100,000 as part of its Global Transparency Initiative.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is enhancing the buildup of digital safeguards in the natural disaster prone Asia-Pacific.
In our current 3-month rolling calendar of a sampling of Asia’s best trade shows, we feature exhibitions on the Metal and Steel industry, Sporting Goods, Livestock, Dairy and Meat Processing, Building and Decoration, Solar Energy opportunities in the Middle East, Asian Telecommunications, the Health Industry, Mining, Design and Construction Materials, Cloud Computing, Power and Energy opportunities in a fast-growing southeast Asian economy, and two Green Building Expos.