Regional Markets – Page 5

  • South Pacific Rim, Australia currency
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    Regional markets – Focus on South Pacific Rim

    2016-10-07T09:47:00Z

    Tourism and public infrastructure spending funded by development partners still sustain the economies of the South Pacific and while the latter may have slowed slightly in the region in recent times, growth is widely expected to pick-up in the near term as infrastructure spending rises again in most South Pacific ...

  • Tashkent-Uzbekistan
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    Regional markets – Focus on Asia

    2016-09-07T00:00:00Z

    Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent, covering 8.7% of the Earth’s total surface area and around 30% of its land area. With approximately 4.3 billion people, it hosts no less than 60% of the world’s current human population too. Given its size and diversity, the region differs ...

  • Financial world currency
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    Regional markets – Global update

    2016-07-06T00:00:00Z

    As the 2015 industrial gas year drew to a close, many of the ongoing trends within the industry – and externally – showed no signs of abating. Indeed, midway through 2016 these same dynamics appear to continue; though underlying growth in sales and volumes generally remains relatively strong, the global ...

  • africa currency
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    Regional markets – Focus on Africa

    2016-06-01T00:01:00Z

    Recent regional analyses from gasworld have focused on the industrial gas markets of Europe, a region currently in the midst of various challenges and, potentially, on the cusp of a break-up of its current guise. This month our emphasis is on Africa, a continent where challenges are nothing new – ...

  • Russia financial market currency
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    Regional markets: Focus on Eastern Europe and Caucausus

    2016-05-04T00:02:00Z

    As our previous reports on the Western Europe and Central Europe markets have elucidated, Europe is a region in the midst of a complex chain of challenges both political and economic.

  • greece euro market financial market
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    Regional markets: Focus on Central Europe and the Balkan States

    2016-04-06T00:01:00Z

    With the date set for Britain’s referendum on whether to stay within the European Union (EU) or withdraw its membership – the so-called ‘Brexit’ – and renewed talk of a ‘Grexit’ as finance ministers further deliberate over Greece’s ongoing debt crisis, Europe finds itself under intense scrutiny again as the ...

  • Europe manufacturing factory
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    Regional markets: Focus on Western Europe

    2016-03-02T01:00:00Z

    Western Europe continues to bear the brunt of external economic headwinds. China’s slowing growth, coupled with ongoing global market volatility, is a cause for concern for Europe’s developed economies. Sustained political issues also take their toll.

  • Currency
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    Regional markets – Focus on South America

    2016-02-03T00:01:00Z

    The troubled economies of South America are facing another year of trade and fiscal uncertainty, if various informed projections are realised over the next 12 months. Latin American and Caribbean economies contracted 0.4% on average in 2015, according to figures from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ...

  • Wall street, North America market
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    Regional markets: Focus on North America

    2016-01-06T05:05:00Z

    With news of Air Liquide’s proposed acquisition of Airgas, Inc., not only is the industry on the verge of a potentially seismic shift in its structure, there is also a renewed attention on the world’s largest industrial gases market. Here, gasworld explores the North American gases market in 2015/16.

  • Dubai sheikh zayed mosque, abu dhabi, uae, middle east
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    Regional markets: Focus on Middle East

    2015-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Despite various examples of political upheaval in the region and economic headwinds across the globe, the future remains bright for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) industrial gases market.

  • Business finance chart analysis
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    Regional markets: Focus on North Pacific Rim

    2015-10-28T05:05:00Z

    The economies of the Pacific Rim were thrust into the spotlight in early October with news of the largest trade pact in years being struck between the US, Japan and 10 other nations. Here, gas world explores developments in the North Pacific Rim gases market, starting with Japan.

  • Financial market analysis
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    Regional markets: Focus on Southeast Asia

    2015-09-30T06:05:00Z

    As explained in the analysis of the South Pacific Rim market in gasworld’s August issue, a mixed outlook currently exists in the Asia-Pacific regions as it picks up the tailwind of China’s much-publicised economic slowdown. This month gasworld explores how the emerging markets of the Southeast Asia are faring in ...

  • Africa financial analysis
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    Regional markets: Focus on Africa

    2015-09-02T10:20:00Z

    Long regarded as an emerging region and one of the next industrial gas frontiers, the time is arguably now for Africa. The continent is home to some of the world’s fastest-growing economies and an increasingly attractive destination for the investors of tomorrow, it is claimed. But it is also coming ...

  • Australia financial analysis
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    Regional markets: Focus on South Pacific

    2015-08-05T06:00:00Z

    A decidedly mixed market is in progress in the Asia-Pacific region, both economically and in terms of industrial gas drivers/applications. The double-digit growth in China has slowed and the outlook in Japan has been varied for some time; yet many emerging economies in the region still enjoy healthy growth.

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    Regional markets: Global update

    2015-07-01T05:04:00Z

    Economic headwinds continue to test the robust nature of the global industrial gases business, whether through unfavourable ccurrency impacts, the decline in oil and natural gas prices, or lower economic activity – there has been pressure on the industry over the last 12 months.

  • Brazil,currency,finance
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    Regional markets: Focus on South America

    2015-06-03T06:31:00Z

    This month our regional focus is on South America, a region long considered one of the emerging industrial gas markets but arguably in the shadow of fellow developing gas hubs, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

  • Russia financial market
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    Regional markets: Focus on Eastern Europe

    2015-04-29T07:16:00Z

    May 2015 seems an appropriate time to explore the industrial gases business in Eastern Europe. Little over a year since both political and military fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, few could have foreseen quite how deep this conflict could run.

  • Euro coin
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    Regional markets: Focus on Western Europe

    2015-04-08T04:00:00Z

    A rapidly changing outlook ensues in the European market in 2015, as twists and turns continue to take shape in the region. Here we focus on the market in Western Europe in 2015 – and beyond.

  • Regional markets - graph - February 2015
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    Regional markets: Focus on Central Europe

    2015-03-04T06:03:00Z

    With the Eurozone becoming increasingly constricted by the tightening grip of deflation, coupled with the effects of several other simultaneously poorly-performing global economies, Europe finds itself in a potentially precarious position in 2015.

  • Regional markets - graph - February 2015
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    Regional markets: Focus on Asia

    2015-02-04T06:00:00Z

    March 2014: When the Global Gases Group opened its first gas production facility in Tamil Nadu, it became the first in a long line of developments in India last year. It is perhaps no surprise – Asia is an industrial gas market in strong growth mode.