BUSINESS

Railway traffic in oil products, grain, metals, coal and chemicals along the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR) was up by 2,800 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) for the first 10 months of 2018. That's an increase of 17.5 times what traffic was for the same period in 2017.
As global markets are beginning to demand much cleaner energy sources, conventional fossil fuel makers are getting ready to provide alternative energy, for the 1 billion around the world who currently have no access to electricity.
The CEO of Qatar Petroleum recently announced it plans to invest as much as $20 billion into both LNG and new petroleum projects in the United States, in just a few years.
Google just unveiled plans to open a new 1.7 million square foot campus called Google Hudson Square in Lower Manhattan.
Construction conglomerate Odebrecht was finally found guilty of a bribes-for-contracts scheme in Colombia, fined $250 million for doing so, and banned from receiving contracts in the country for ten years.
According to the just-published edition of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)'s annual export forecast, despite some tougher economic conditions, Hong Kong exports should still increase by 5% in value and 3% in volume in 2019, with IT-related products driving a significant part of that growth.
Concentration in the housing industry is resulting in less construction, fewer choices for buyers, and serious overall damage to the U.S. economy, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
A House hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai yesterday proved an artful dodge of deeper questions the company should have been answering.
King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), located in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, a 50-square-kilometer energy city megaproject broke ground on December 11.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced December 6 that his government will soon be issuing a tender for the construction of the 45-kilometer new shipping channel to be built parallel to the Bosphorus Strait.
During the regular meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on December 5, members reached a tentative agreement to cut oil production as a means of stabilizing prices.
Murray State University and its partners have been chosen by the KY Innovation office to establish a regional hub to serve, attract and cultivate more innovative entrepreneurs and startup businesses in west Kentucky.
Germany announced on November 29 that Amazon is under investigation for “abuse” in its regional drive for e-commerce market share.
The province of Alberta is considering buying two trains worth of oil-carrying capacity, as a temporary solution to get its oil to market despite continued pipeline construction delays.
Infineon Technologies AG, a German advanced microelectronics company, and NSRCEL at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore are partnering to help with the early growth stages of Artificial Intelligence start-ups.
Even as the U.S. Senate readies a vote to halt U.S. military support for the Saudi coalition in Yemen’s civil war, Lockheed-Martin just received word the Saudi government is buying Lockheed-Martin’s $15 billion missile defense system.
As climate-change induced drought threatens the ecological and economic viability of the state, the U.S. Department of Agriculture just authorized over $449 million to increase flow and reliability of water within California.
After a year and a half as member of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Canada has nothing to show for its $256M investment there.
Thanks to the March 2018 signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement AfCTA in Kigali, Rwanda, Africa will soon become home to the largest free trade area in the world.
As Texas’ Permian basin reaches full oil production levels, the U.S. is about to become a net oil exporter for the first time in almost three-quarters of a century.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is calling for initial proposals for gas sector-related projects from project sponsors or U.S. companies working with project sponsors in emerging markets.