Tuesday , May 23 2017


Neopharma invests AED880mn towards diabetes management

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Dubai / Emirates Business Neopharma, one of UAE’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company invested a total of AED100 million in a state-of-the-art Japanese factory, AED265 million in the acquisition of patents and licenses and an additional investment in clinical studies amounting to AED515 million. The factory in Japan will manufacture supplements ...

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China pushes public to accept GMO as Syngenta takeover nears

A farmer handles a bag of Syngenta's bean seeds on a farm near Johannesburg, South Africa.

Bloomberg China will carry out a nationwide poll next month to test the public’s acceptance of genetically-modified food, a technology the government says would boost yields and sustainable agriculture in a country that’s seen consumption soar. Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University and two other Chinese colleges will carry out the survey, ...

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Tax reform to sweep India’s $2trn economy

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Bloomberg Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is set to dramatically reshape Asia’s third-largest economy with the biggest tax reform since independence in 1947. After finding common ground among India’s 29 states, the finance ministry released detailed rates for the incoming goods and services tax, slotting more than 1,200 items — ...

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Japan exports rise for fifth consecutive month in April

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Bloomberg Japanese exports expanded for a fifth consecutive month in April, with shipments to China surging as global demand continued to support the nation’s economic recovery. Exports rose 7.5 percent from a year earlier (median estimate +8.0 percent), according to data released by the Ministry of Finance. Imports jumped 15.1 ...

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