Developers are capitalising on Sharjah’s appeal as a retail destination, driving a strong flow of new developments and expansions in retail real estate.
Interviews & Viewpoints | Daniella Souza, President, Dow Chemical, Andean Region: Interview from The Report: Colombia 2017
What are some challenges to the growth of the agro-chemical industry in Colombia, and which areas should be targeted for development?
Articles & Analysis | Colombia's exposure to international markets drives improved productivity and cost cuts from The Report: Colombia 2017
Industrial growth has given Colombia a strong internal mechanism for development and an effective way to supply internal demand.
Articles & Analysis | Retail expands in Colombia as disposible incomes rise and poverty rates decrease from The Report: Colombia 2017
Growth of the economy has translated into an expansion of disposable income for some segments of the Colombian population. Consequently, the retail sector has been developing at an unprecedented speed. This has led to an expansion of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs) segment and a vast increase in modern retail space across the country....
Industry is set to remain an important part of Colombia’s economy, not only for its capacity to create employment, but also for its significant impact on regional development. However, manufacturers face a challenging domestic environment due to fiscal reforms, which are likely to reduce consumer expenditure in 2017. Still, the devaluation of the peso has made the country’s exports more...
Articles & Analysis | Peru's value-added industries and small businesses aim to boost industry and retail growth from The Report: Peru 2017
As the world’s third-largest producer of copper and zinc and with the sixth-largest gold reserves, for a country with a population of just 30m people, Peru has historically commanded a large presence in the global commodities market. This was especially true over the 10 years spanning 2002-12, when prices increased substantially during the...