AvtoVAZ, an automobile manufacturer based in Russia, is bringing its LADA brand back to Cuba after a hiatus, which began in 2005.
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Russian natural gas provider Gazprom had an excellent 2017, with over 170 billion cubic meters of gas delivered to consumers as of November 22. That puts it on track to beat its 2016 total production, as the company remains the largest gas supplier in Europe and makes its move to drive sales upwards in the Asia-Pacific region.
Mechel, a mining and metals companies based in Russia, has signed a framework agreement with Japanese universal trading company Itochu Corporation.
To help with the upcoming transition to electric vehicles within the APEC region, the organization's member economies are realigning regulatory and standards to make it easier for new e-vehicles to succeed in the Asia-Pacific region.
India's second lunar mission will be happening in the first quarter 2018, courtesy of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
During the recent China International Exposition of Housing Industry & Products and Equipments of Building Industrialization Conference, Russia and China discussed possible plans for a strategic collaboration on wooden housing construction.
It is not going to make the rest of the world happy, but TransTeleCom, or TTK, one of Russia’s largest telecommunications companies, is now providing North Korea with a major new internet communications channel.
Mynamar's repressive regime is getting a new pushback, this time via UN Ambassador Nikki Haley from the United States as she recently called for virtual arms embargo against the repressive regime. China and Russia, two others on the Security Council, are likely to block the plan.
The APEC member economies just completed a major planning effort to look at how to enhance economic empowerment for women across the region. It is part of a broader move to secure workforces and growth as major new forces shift the nature of the Asia-Pacific business landscape.
In a new report, the U.S. based Asia Society's Policy Institute's Independent Commission on Regional Security Architecture points out the increasing important and enhanced role that regional institutions coudl play in maintaining stability and peace in Asia.
APEC member economies' small business government representatives are working to opitimize conditions for Asia-Pacific startup growth, as digital advances open up new business and trade opportunities within the technology sector.
Midea, a global manufacturer of air conditioning systems and appliances with headquarters in China, has been awarded a contract to provide central air conditioning systems for seven stadiums in Russia.
The APEC member economies are pledged to a restructuring of their individual policy regimes, in a joint effort to minimize structural bottlenecks to trade in emerging sectors. The goal is to eliminate even more barriers to continued growth and recovery across the Asia-Pacific region.
APEC is working on a plan to enhance customs checks throughout the member countries, with the goal of potentially slowing the flow of illegal lumber and wood products shipped within the community.
APEC has launched work on a major simplification of food export documentation in the region. Now it is so complex that a single producer of frozen processed foods such as lasagna may need to submit over 200 pages of certification paperwork per shipment to export their product.
Securities regulators throughout the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation organization member economies are seeking public comments on the new Asia Region Funds Passport proposal.
Sika, a specialty chemical company based in Switzerland, has commissioned a new production line for PVC membranes at its factory in Lobnya, Russia.
During the Group of 20 leaders' summit in Hamburg, Germany, recently, Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a strong message of support for international cooperation on behalf of the APEC member nations, to address trade and growth challenges in the unsettled global environment.
Japan's JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international business arm of JCB Co., Ltd., just signed a license agreement which allows JCB Card POS usage throughout the network of POS terminals and all related partners banks of Russia's United Settlement System (USS).
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies have the misfortune of being hit by 70 percent of all global disasters and also suffer damages of over USD $100 billion every year. APEC is moving to handle this, with the goal of becoming far more disaster-tolerant with respect to trade.
The Beijing Intech Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, a top-of-the-line medical facility specializing in treatment of cerebral palsy patients, has established a first-of-its-kind international assistance hotline for cerebral palsy patients and their families in Russia.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group just announced that South Korea has become a member of the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System. This provides further support of the growing cross-border e-commerce sector in APEC, while also helping protect the rapidly increasing volume of sensitive consumer data used in online transactions.
Tourism continues to be a strong growth industry among the APEC member economies, with a 6.1 percent year-on-year growth rate. With digital innovations in this arena are creating major disruptive effects for all, senior tourism officials within APEC have agreed to increase cooperation with the private sector to help coordinate that better.
Russia’s parliament just voted in favor of demolishing many blocks of old run-down apartments dating back to the days of the Soviet Union. Doing so will make way for high-rise modern ones, but the move will displace 1.6 million people.
Rosneft, an integrated oil company headquartered in Moscow, Russia, and ChemChina, the China National Chemical Corporation, have agreed to co-develop a project for the construction of a polymer coating plant.