September 2011

The Crisis of Europe and European Nationalism

By George Friedman, Stratfor, When I visited Europe in 2008 and before, the idea that Europe was not going to […]

New investment boosts construction sector in Kazakhstan

Increasing activity in Kazakhstan’s construction sector is a positive signal to businesses and professionals considering marketplace entry or expansion. PMR […]

Ecuador – The World’s Best Retirement Haven

By Eoin Bassett, International Living, Flowers bloom everywhere, and not one but four rushing rivers bubble over rocks to feed […]

Construction in Bulgaria to stabilise in late 2011

In the coming years Bulgaria’s construction sector will start to grow slowly following the hard years of the economic slowdown, […]

Asia’s wealthy heirs defy stereotype

The heirs of the ultra-rich in Asia spend most of their time working, and being able to buy whatever they […]

The Royalty Race

By Alena Mikhan and Andrey Dashkov, Casey Research, In our analysis, we take political risk increasingly seriously as more and […]

Construction industry in Kazakhstan fostered by government-initiated programmes

The construction industry suffered more than most areas of the Kazakh economy as a result of the global financial crisis […]

Cement markets in CIS countries continue to grow

With an 11% growth in cement consumption in 2010 and a further 12% growth expected for 2011, cement producers in […]

Safe stocks for Grandma (and you)

Forget about CDs and Treasury bonds. Uncle Sam is effectively pushing you into stocks and mutual funds. Might as well […]

450 days after election, still no govt in Belgium

By ROBERT WIELAARD, Associated Press, BRUSSELS — Belgium hit a new milestone Monday — 450 days without a government — […]