Trade in Belgium

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The country of Belgium is at the very heart of the European Union. Its capital, Brussels, has many of the EU’s major governmental organizations such as the European Parliament and the European Council. So basically, as the rest of Europe goes, so does Belgium. But just like most of Europe, the Belgian economy is highly … Continue reading

Trade in Poland

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The Polish economy has come a long way since the fall of the Iron Curtain. By shifting to a Capitalist free market, Poland has made tremendous strides in building its economy and could arguably called one of the biggest success stories of the Communist collapse. Since the end of the communist period, Poland has achieved a … Continue reading

Trade In Honduras

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Over the centuries, the territory of Honduras has known a number of social systems, ranging from ancient forager groups through early complex societies to more elaborated ones, such as those of the Maya and Lenca. Spanish conquest built on these, and their traditions carried over into the post independence period. Honduras’ emergence in the late … Continue reading

Trade in Pakistan

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According to the World Bank, Pakistan has a semi-industrialized economy. The growth poles of the Pakistani economy are situated along the Indus River. Diversified economies of Karachi and Punjab’s urban centres, coexist with lesser developed areas in other parts of the country. Despite being a very poor country in 1947, Pakistan’s economic growth rate has been better than the global average … Continue reading

Trade in Bangladesh

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  It has generally been a rough economic environment for a few years in Bangladesh. But there are a few bright spots in the Bangladeshi economy, amid the general perception of a poor economic environment. According to the Daily Star, on April 2010, USA – based ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) awarded Bangladesh a BB- for a long term in credit … Continue reading

How to Get Customers with Seminars, Speaking, and Workshops

Business Learning - How to Get Customers With Seminars, Speaking, and Word-of-Mouth - Business People Handing Papers to Each Other

I’m sure you’ve hit the old roadblock–how can you get business and gain customers without a huge budget to spend on advertising? Simple, just speak up. Teach something to people. Nothing elevates you in the eyes of potential customers like being a source of information–of value–for them. If you write the book on your business … Continue reading

Trade in Paraguay

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Paraguay’s small size and relatively poor economic record mask, what has been one of the fastest growing economies on the planet today. For example, according to the CIA World Factbook, in 2010 Paraguay experienced the largest economic expansion in Latin America and the second fastest in the world, only after Qatar, with a growth rate of 14.5%. Landlocked Paraguay has a market economy … Continue reading

Trade in Thailand

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The current growth period in Asia, has many drivers fueling its growth. The drivers can be divided into major economies like China and India to more regional economies like Singapore and Malaysia. The Thai economy is one of these regional economies. Thailand is an emerging economy and considered as a newly industrialized country. After enjoying the world’s highest growth … Continue reading

Trade in Singapore

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The island of Singapore, has come a long way from the sleepy fishing island that Europeans found to becoming one of the largest and most international cities on the planet. Today, Singapore has a highly developed state capitalist mixed economy; the state owns stakes in firms that comprise perhaps 60% of the GDP through entities such as the sovereign wealth … Continue reading

Trade in Indonesia

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The Indonesian economy is considered one of the emerging markets of the world, and one of the factors driving the current Asian growth story. It has certainly come a long way since World War 2, when the Indonesian islands were devastated by war and famine. For the longest time after WW2, the Indonesian economy floundered … Continue reading