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Myanmar mining risk map

Among other industries, Myanmar’s rich – but largely unexplored – mineral wealth has put mining near the forefront of the discussion on new foreign investment opportunities. The country is home to potentially large reserves of copper, lead, zinc, tin, tungsten, gold, coal and barite as well as precious and semi-precious stones given its geology. Opacity…

Tractus attends Duke international finance forum
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Tractus attends Duke international finance forum

Kunshan, China, 25-26 April 2015. Tractus’ Managing Director, John Evans and Corporate Finance Consultant Giselle Zhao attended the Duke International Finance Forum: Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions in China. Duke International Finance Forum invited renowned international scholars and top professionals in private equity, law, government policy, venture capital, corporate strategy, banking and technology to discuss the changing…

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Myanmar’s tier-2 industrial zones

Myanmar’s economic reform process has opened it to the world and in 2012, the country saw most international sanctions dropped and the beginning of a wave of international investment that has accelerated year over year. In the 2014 – 2015 financial year, the country’s Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) reported the approval of…

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Tractus Big Box Index™

Let’s rewind to five years ago. You are at your favorite local big box retailer to purchase home furnishings, apparel, electronics, tools, or just about anything else. At that time, nearly every item that you would have purchased on that day would most likely have been stamped “Made in China”. For the past 20 plus…

Indonesia as auto industry hub
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Indonesia as auto industry hub

Jakarta, Indonesia 2-3 April 2015. Tractus Indonesia Country Representative, Daniel Bellefleur, chaired and presented at the Southeast Asia Automotive Summit at the Raffles Hotel Jakarta. Mr. Bellefleur compared and contrasted the Indonesia, Thai, and Vietnamese automotive markets to over 80 executives conveying respective nations’ overall competitiveness while highlighting FDI investment opportunities. With Indonesia emerging as…