De provincie Shandong ligt aan de oostkust van China en staat al jaren lang bekend als één van de regio’s met de hoogste concentratie aan chemische industrie. Als nummer 3 van de bbp-ranglijst van alle Chinese provincies, heeft deze industrie een essentiële bijdrage geleverd aan de lokale economie in Shandong.
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De Franse markt reikt tot in het verre westen van het land. 2 regio's doen het economisch gezien beter dan het Franse gemiddelde: Bretagne en Pays de la Loire. De werkgelegenheid neemt toe, bedrijven draaien goed en de vraag naar goederen en diensten van buiten stijgt.
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Trade in fertilizers represents a great opportunity in Central America. In the first semester of 2017, Central American countries imported $439 million worth of fertilizers. This is 42% more than in the same period in 2016.
Developed by Cutuco Energy, the El Salvador LNG terminal construction in Port of La Union includes a tank capable of holding 160,000m3 and a 525MW combined cycle generation plant. The construction of the plant is expected to start in 2018 and will take approximately 3 years. During this time an investment of more than 850 million dollars of the United States of America is expected.
Today, Costa Rica provides a mature environment for complex business processes and stands as the #1 Exporter of high value added services in Latin America, surpassing Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Peru. It provides interesting opportunities for ICT data centers.
The Pharmaceutical Business in Central America is growing. In the first half of 2017, Central American countries imported $1.533 billion worth of pharmaceutical products, and imports from Germany grew by 11% compared to the same period in 2016.
Healthcare is an extremely important but often overlooked element of Mexico’s national development and economic growth. Mexico has a large public health system in place, but is not enough and it is underfunded. Mexico spends about 6.2% of GDP on healthcare, whereas the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) average is 9.6%.
With its tropical climate, the region of Central America is highly popular with cruisers. The strength of the region lies in the fact that all countries except for El Salvador can receive cruisers at both the Caribbean and the Pacific, which are both among the most important waters for cruises. In 2015 around 1.35 million people took a cruise with stops in Central America.
The Central American region consisting of Guatemala, , El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica hosts a total of 12 major ports. The countries have a geographic advantage by having both ports on the Atlantic as well as the Pacific Ocean. Also their proximity to the Panama canal highlights their advantageous location. However, the region’s ports do face several challenges.