Regional Markets – Page 6

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    Regional markets: Focus on North America

    2015-01-07T06:00:00Z

    A period of transition - so often a phrase used in sporting narrative or to describe the passage of time a team or club finds itself in. This is also an apt description of the North American industrial gases business in recent years.

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    Regional markets – Focus on Turkey

    2014-12-03T06:02:00Z

    Since the 1980s the Turkish economy has transitioned rapidly from a centrally planned communist marketplace to a dynamic, export-oriented, rapidly modernising entity. Today, it has an industrial gas business to match.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Italy

    2014-10-29T06:02:00Z

    When gasworld last focused on the Italian industrial gases market, the emphasis was on recovery from the global economic recession. The region’s economy had stabilised – later than fellow many fellow European markets – and this was reflected in a marginal return to growth in its gases business in 2010. ...

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    Regional markets: Focus on Russia

    2014-10-01T05:00:00Z

    A number of companies have been vocal about their interest in the Russian gases market in recent months, and the opportunities ahead. With the latest gasworld Business Intelligence report on the Russian gases business in mind, it is easy to see why.

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    Regional markets: Focus on France

    2014-09-03T05:01:00Z

    Despite its economic power, fears persist over the continuing debt crisis in the Eurozone and, in some quarters, France is a concern in terms of weighing on the wider region’s recovery. Following lower-than-expected GDP in first quarter 2014, the question has even been raised, is France entering a renewed downturn? ...

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    Regional markets: Focus on Brazil

    2014-07-30T05:00:00Z

    Focus on Brazil, a key part of the BRICs collective and the largest industrial gas market in South America.

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    Regional markets extra: Brazil taking a lead in CO2 from fermentation

    2014-07-30T05:01:00Z

    Brazil has experienced changes with respect to its sugarcane-based sources for carbon dioxide (CO2), and current and future plans for some project changes to cellulosic sources as well. Here, Sam A. Rushing explains why Brazil is taking a lead with CO2 from fermentation.

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    Regional markets: Focus on global update

    2014-07-02T05:00:00Z

    Midway through 2014 and the global industrial gases industry is in the midst of a gradually improving business environment. Despite being offset in some areas by external variables such as energy pricing, weather systems and political landscapes, higher underlying volumes appear to be a common theme across the recent financial ...

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    Regional markets extra: MATHESON sees opportunities in shale gas boom

    2014-07-02T05:00:00Z

    As our global analysis explains this month, of the dynamics that the gases industry can control and capitalise on, there is cause for optimism - the energy boom and the headway in healthcare are two significant trends.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Germany

    2014-05-28T05:00:00Z

    At the heart of the Western Europe market both economically and in industrial gas circles is Germany. An industrial heartland and home to Tier 1 players The Linde Group and Messer Group, respectively, it is one of the largest of the regional markets.

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    Regional markets: Focus on US

    2014-04-30T05:00:00Z

    A number of market dynamics imply that the US industrial gases business is going through a period of transformation. Two particular factors are driving change, notably a big shift in the carbon dioxide (CO2) market in the region and ongoing developments in the oil and gas industry.

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    Regional markets: Focus on South Korea

    2014-04-02T00:00:00Z

    From 1st April (2014), Lee Ju-yeol is expected to take over as the governor of the Bank of Korea, tasked with leading Asia’s fourth largest economy into a period of innovation and economic rebalancing.

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    Regional markets: Focus on China

    2014-03-05T00:00:00Z

    January 2014: The latest investment to be made in China was revealed by the Messer Group, with the construction of a new gas plant in Guangdong Province confirmed.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Japan

    2014-02-05T00:00:00Z

    A correction of the value of the yen since 2013 and rising stock prices, coupled with a new administration’s plans to revive the economy, are cause for optimism in the Japan market.

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    Regional markets: Focus on India

    2014-01-08T00:00:00Z

    Following market-based economic reforms in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies and perhaps made the rest of the world sit up and listen. While gas market revenues have been slightly volatile across the 2002-2012 timeframe, the picture is nonetheless one of positivity as a whole.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Iran, Iraq and the GCC

    2013-12-04T00:00:00Z

    Economic modernisation, the arrival of the multinationals, and the emergence of new industrial gas trends and technologies are driving change in the Middle East. What better time to explore the dynamics of the Iranian, Iraqi and GCC markets as part of a wider new industrial gas frontier?

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    Regional markets: Focus on ASEAN

    2013-11-01T00:00:00Z

    When gasworld covered the Asia-Pacific region in its August 2013 issue, there was a distinct reference to China as an economic influencer. This month, we look into the ASEAN collective of countries, for whom the health of China’s economy is also hugely significant.

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    Regional markets: Focus on global medical gas markets

    2013-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Something of a wind of change, or stimulus, has been blowing through the healthcare sector in recent years where the gases business is concerned. This is a sector in strong growth mode for the gas and equipment industry.

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    Regional markets: Focus on welding gases and hardgoods

    2013-08-28T00:00:00Z

    As our lead feature this month explains, the gases industry has always been a supplier of important welding gases, process gases, welding supplies, cutting machines, and other hardgoods. Here we explore the market drivers for welding gases and hardgoods.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific

    2013-07-31T00:00:00Z

    Economic challenges exist in the region, especially where currency strength and drag is concerned, but this may also present opportunities for the gases business.