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North American Autos: Mexico On The Rise

Following the global financial crisis, when carmakers were forced to make their operations more efficient, a shift in the relative manufacturing competitiveness of the three North American markets...

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Consolidation In The Pharma Sector

The pharmaceutical sector is experiencing a period of consolidation and 'de-diversification' as increased competition and slower growth force companies to plan for the long term. Large pharmaceutical...

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Americas GM Outlook: Limited Growth Ahead

The Americas region experienced the fastest growth in the world in genetically modified (GM) seed plantings over the past decade, and the region now accounts for around 85% of global GM plantings....

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Global Economic Growth Facing Headwinds

There is increasing evidence that global growth is stuttering, with recent data from the world's largest economies suggesting that Q2 2014 expansion may have been worse than originally thought....

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A World Of City States?

For some years now, social scientists and some economic historians have spoken about how cities are displacing nation-states as the most important actors on the world stage. According to the city-...

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