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Georgian Wine Festival 2017 in Asian Countries

21.08.2017 (Hvino News). Georgian wine is the rising star of China’s wine market, with exports increasing 100% or more annually since 2008. 2017 Georgian Wine Festival features exclusive sessions for wine industry professionals and the media, and also wine lovers. Singapore Station: Georgian Wine Lunch pairing Singaporean Cuisine Date: 28 …

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Georgia Can Attract Cargo of 6-8 mln t from Central Asia

“Transport Corridor Research Center” believes that Georgia has the potential to attract cargo from Central Asia. The organization analyzes the indicators of 2015, which reflects export/import data of the Central Asian countries and notes that the selected countries are located in the cargo carrying gravity of Georgian transport corridor. “For …

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Transforming Commitment Into Action on Disaster Risk Reduction

Nothing erases development gains as suddenly and severely as natural disasters. Earthquakes, floods, droughts and cyclones wreak destruction, not only across borders but across generations, reversing the hard-won progress of many years in poverty reduction, delivery of essential services, promotion of small business and economic opportunity. Disaster resilience in Asia …

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Closing the Broadband Divide to Connect People in Asia and the Pacific

Advances in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have been instrumental in shaping and leading socioeconomic transformations across Asia and the Pacific. One key to this transformation is the technology bundled around the “Internet of Things” (IoT), which enables billions of devices and appliances to connect over the Internet for more …

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Carlsberg Sales Fall Flat as Brewer Cautions on Russia, Asia

Carlsberg A/S, the maker of Tuborg beer, reported first-quarter sales that disappointed investors as it offered a gloomier outlook for eastern Europe and Asia. Beer volumes fell 2 percent, missing analysts’ estimates, as declines in Asia and western Europe offset a temporary rebound in its troubled Russian unit, the world’s fourth-largest …

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WB Forecasts World Oil Demand Growth

WB Forecasts World Oil Demand Growth

World oil demand is projected to increase by 1.2 mb/d to 95.9 mb/d in 2016, said the WB latest Commodity Markets Outlook. According to the outlook, OECD oil demand is projected to be flat, with modest gains in North America offset by losses elsewhere. Non-OECD oil demand is projected to …

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BTK Railway to Connect Asia and Europe

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will connect Asia and Europe, Binali Yildirim, the Turkish Minister of Transport, Shipping and Communications, said, TRT Haber TV channel reported Jan. 24. “The railway will be constructed by late 2016,” he said. “This project is important not only for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, but also …

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