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Danish Crown to open own meat plant in China

Danish Crown to open own meat plant in China

European meat processor Danish Crown has announced it will establish a processing plant in China, invest app. DKK 300 million, as part of its strategy towards 2021. It is to be situated in Shanghai and the production will be based on Danish raw material. Today Danish Crown is already a big and successful exporter of fresh pork and the so-called …

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Volvo Cars’ new S90 Excellence version China launch

Volvo Cars’ new S90 Excellence version China launch

Volvo Cars, the premium carmaker, has unveiled a new upgraded China version of its S90 sedan and a top-of-the-line luxury model called S90 Excellence, both aimed at the high-end sedan market, in advance of their first public appearance at the 2016 Guangzhou Motor Show. Volvo S90 Excellence The new S90 will be the most premium car ever made in China. …

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Swedish “innovative” guarantee loan funding to Asia

Swedish “innovative” guarantee loan funding to Asia

Despite increased economic growth in Asia, two-thirds of the world's poorest people live here. In order to stimulate innovative projects to reduce poverty, Sida has issued a guarantee of 1.3 billion SEK (approx. 155 million USD) to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The guarantee will enable the ADB to increase its lending to new projects that will focus on inclusive …

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Swedish packaging firm invests huge sum in Vietnam plant

Swedish packaging firm invests huge sum in Vietnam plant

The food processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak has invested USD 110 million in the construction of a manufacturing facility to keep up with the growing needs of the Asia Pacific region. The new facility in Ho Chi Minh City will be the first ever paper-board carton factory in Vietnam. “The new factory reflects Tetra Pak’s confidence in the local economy, and …

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Elderly Friendly Societies by Design

Elderly Friendly Societies by Design

On 15 November an event arranged by the Royal Danish Embassy took place at ParkRoyal hotel in Singapore.The focus of the meeting was elderly care and welfare initiatives for Singapore and Denmark's senior citizens. The event started with an introduction by Singapore's Senior Minister of State, Heng Chee How, and Denmark's ambassador to Singapore, Dorte Bech Vizard. CEO & Founder of …

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Swedish Minister with fintech delegation to Singapore

Swedish Minister with fintech delegation to Singapore

Per Bolund, Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, will lead a Swedish fintech delegation to Singapore in conjunction to the Fintech Festival during 14 Nov - 18 Nov 2016. Minister Per Bolund’s delegation includes representatives from 12 Swedish fintech companies and Stockholm School of Economics. On the agenda are meetings with industry representatives and government representatives. On 18 November …

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Habeco Carlsberg deal not yet finalised

Habeco Carlsberg deal not yet finalised

The Ministry of Industry and Trade in Vietnam has not yet completed talks to sell its ownership in the Hà Nội Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Corporation (Habeco) to the Danish brewer Carlsberg, according to officials. According to Viet Nam News, at a meeting held on 15 November 2016 between the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Prime Minister’s working group, …

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Nordic Ambassador's luncheon Philippines

Nordic Ambassador's luncheon Philippines

NordCham Philippines, in partnership with BDO Unibank and Comptel hosted its annual Nordic Ambassadors' Luncheon last November 17 at the Fairmont Makati, which gathered Filipino and Nordic C-level executives and entrepreneurs, leaders of local and foreign business organizations and chambers of commerce, members of the diplomatic corps, and representatives of the government.     Source: NordCham Philippines

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Danish game company grows in Southeast Asia

Danish game company grows in Southeast Asia

Danish-owned PlayLab is a mobile games company based in and focusing on Southeast Asia as future growth market, with a global success landed with their ‘Juice Cubes’. As their third developed game became their break-through they quickly grew from a team of 20 people to over 100 within a short period of time. CEO and co-founder Jakob Lykkegaard Pedersen held …

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