December 25, 2012
Reposted from NZweek
By Jane B. Hatcher
High demands due to good economic performance, increased foreign investors, and more newly-opened companies
PHNOM PENH, Dec. 24 — Demand for brand new cars in Cambodia has remarkably increased in 2012 thanks to robust economic growth, enhanced social security and political stability, major automobile dealers said Monday. More…
December 7, 2012
Reposted from Cadena Agramonte
Cuba and Germany look to increase trade with each other
Havana – Germany encourages business opportunities with Cuba by extending state insurance to German companies interested in trading with the island, German ambassador to Cuba Wolf Daerr said.
The diplomat described as a positive sign for Cuban counterparts his government’s decision to increase those funds, in a speech at the XXX Havana International Trade Fair.
October 31, 2012
A memorandum of understanding was signed between Punjab government and German company AEG for cooperation in solar energy sector.
Reposted from The Nation
LAHORE – A memorandum of understanding was signed between Punjab government and German company AEG for cooperation in solar energy sector under which solar energy projects of at least 50MW to 100MW will be set up in Punjab in 2013 and of at least 300MW in 2014. Secretary Energy Jehanzeb Khan signed the document on behalf of Punjab government and the representatives of AEG Karsten Weltzien on behalf of the German company. More…
June 23, 2012
Reposted from The Daily Star
German Federal Foreign Minister
By Rezaul Karim
Bangladesh’s goal of becoming a middle-income country will only be achieved with the contribution of a healthy and vibrant private sector, German Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, who arrives here today, said.
It also depends on a favourable business climate based on the rule of law, good infrastructure and reliable energy supply, Westerwelle said in an interview with The Daily Star ahead of his arrival. More…
June 19, 2012
Reposted from The Daily Star
Outgoing German Ambassador to Bangladesh Holger Michael, who is going back after three years in Bangladesh, talked to The Daily Star on a wide range of bilateral, regional and international issues of common concern. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Star’s Diplomatic Correspondent Rezaul Karim at his office recently, he talked about 2014 general election, investment climate, the civil society, corruption and secular policies in Bangladesh. Following are excerpts from the interview. More…
March 29, 2012
Reposted from Deutsche Welle
Angela Merkel was the first German chancellor to make an official visit to Mongolia
By Anne Thomas
Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj is in Germany. He has met his counterpart Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two countries are keen to expand their cooperation.
With demand for natural resources set to double over the next 30 years, the global race is on to secure access to much coveted minerals. More…
March 6, 2012
Reposted from The Himalayan News Service
KATHMANDU: Nepal is eying European Union (EU) giant Germany to expand its business portfolio by exporting products such as carpet, tea, herbal product and tourism sector, according to Ministry of Commerce and Supplies.
Nepal raised the concern to expedite Nepal-Germany business opportunities during a recent visit by Nepali team to Germany that included minister for commerce and supplies and officials from Nepal German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said secretary at the ministry Lal Mani Joshi. More…
February 20, 2012
Reposted from Vientiane Times
Laos has recognised the significant development assistance that Germany has provided, and highly values the country’s ongoing help and support. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Thongloun Sisoulith acknowledged Germany’s contribution to Laos on Friday at a meeting with German Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Mr Dirk Niebel. More…