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Thailand Fuel Troubles: From Subsidies to Substitution

Concern over the impact of rising fuel prices on the Thai economy has prompted a two-pronged intervention, which seeks to stabilise diesel prices through subsidies on the one hand, as well as accelerate the adoption of bio fuel alternatives to … Continue reading

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A Light at the end of the Tunnel? Global Trends and Opportunites for British Business

It has become increasingly clear that the devaluation of sterling in 2008 is a long-term phenomenon, which is a strong impetus for making the UK economy more competitive. In combination with rising purchasing power in the emerging markets of Asia, where the middle class will soon approach 1 Billion soon, this presents a tremendous opportunity to open up new markets for UK goods and services. Continue reading

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