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Swiss chocolate maker opens factory in Japan

Swiss chocolate maker opens factory in Japan

Nov 14, – Zurich-based cocoa and chocolates maker Barry Callebaut spent 18.5 million Swiss francs ($20 million) to build the factory, which opened Thursday on the site of a former brewery in Takasaki, smack in the middle of the country. The company aims to help sate the Japanese appetite for chocolate: about 2 kilograms (4 […]

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UK eyes Islamic finance market

UK eyes Islamic finance market

Oct 30, – Prime Minister David Cameron is taking strides to tap the burgeoning interest in Islamic finance, announcing the launch of a new Islamic Market Index in London and plans for Britain to be the first non-Muslim country to issue an Islamic bond. Describing London as “already the biggest centre for Islamic finance outside […]

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Chinese premier visits Pakistan praises ties and signed economic agreements

Chinese premier visits Pakistan praises ties and signed economic agreements

May 23, ISLAMABAD (AP) — China provides Pakistan with aid and foreign investment, while Islamabad offers Beijing important diplomatic backing in the face of Muslim-majority nations who might otherwise criticize China’s handling of its minority Muslim Uighur population. China’s premier signed economic agreements and praised Pakistan in glowing terms as he began a two-day visit […]

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