Simon Cohen, General Director of Henco Logistics, tells Upper Reach about how he took over the management of a run-of-the-mill Mexican-German logistics company 15 years ago and turned it into one of Monterrey’s most successful enterprises by changing everything he’d found unsatisfactory from a client’s point of view. Today, client loyalty is, unsurprisingly, “enormous”
Jassim Al Kharafi, Chairman and Managing Director of Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al-Kharafi & Sons Company (MAK Group), a private Kuwaiti-based group with more than 100 years of experience in diverse interests and activities worldwide, discusses the close bonds between the UK and Kuwait, which are unlike any other in the Gulf region, and the opportunities for British businesses to strengthen them further.
Bangladesh has had a Ba3 (stable) rating from Moody's since 2010. Due to its strategic location, Bangladesh can be the Singapore of South Asia. The poverty rate in Bangladesh is decreasing. In fact absolute poverty decreased 8,9 % in just 5 years, from 40.4% in 2005 to in 31.5% in 2010. The Government is going ahead with a powerful plan to combat poverty with an amount of Tk 43.680 crore
Under the leadership of Governor Dr Atiur Rahman, Bangladesh’s Central Bank (Bangladesh Bank) has sharpened its focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) over the past three years to a level unmatched by any other central bank in the world.
Bangladesh’s Minister of Finance Abul Maal Abdul Muhith talks to World Report about the country’s huge need for investment in power and infrastructure, and provides an overview of Bangladesh’s economic growth, his published ideas on how to dramatically reduce corruption and his key role in establishing the micro-credit industry in his country.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Dipu Moni speaks with World Report about her country’s history, resilience in the face of adversity, its remarkable achievements in food security and women’s empowerment, and its strong lasting ties to the UK and the region
London-based Gatehouse Bank prides itself in having a solutions-based ethos – not only providing fundamental banking, but also offering real-estate investments options and solutions, structured finance, wealth management and Shariah advisory services
Dr Vahdettin Ertaş, Chairman of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey, speaks to World Report about how the restructuring of the Turkish banking sector after Turkey’s economic crisis in 2001 it has become one of the major banking systems in the world with regard to soundness and profitability. He also discusses how the new capital market law “ is a milestone for us to ready our markets to realize the Vision 2023.”
As the first Kuwaiti governorate to export oil to Britain in 1946, Al-Ahmadi enjoys the reputation of being “the home of Kuwaiti oil” and “where everything happens” in the emirate. Sheikh Dr Ibrahim Al-Duaij Al-Sabah, Governor of Al-Ahmadi, speaks to World Report about his governorate’s history, its rapid recovery from the Iraqi invasion’s scorched earth policy, the raft of new projects under way, and the warm welcome that awaits international investors.
Arão Nhancale, President of the City Council of Matola, shares with Upper Reach how Mozambique’s second largest city is laying the groundwork for increased industry and business as well as social development
On February 8, 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan commissioned the first business simulation laboratory (BSL) in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa. Sponsored by Beloxxi Industries Ltd, the ultra-modern facility narrows the business theory-practice gap for students at the University of Lagos and prepares them for the real world of business
Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister World Report, Beşir Atalay speaks with World Report about the huge strides Turkey has made in economic and social development over the past decade, as well as its role as peacekeeper and model for other Muslim countries
A leading manufacturer and distributor of pharmaceuticals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Tamer Group is a prime example of how the private sector contributes to human capacity and community development in the country.