Month: February 2013

Latvia insurance market: -4% CAGR between 2008-2012

After recording negative growth in 2009 and 2010 due to the economic crisis, the Latvia insurance market registered positive growth in 2011 with the revival of the economy. The key factors affecting the performance of the industry during the review period (2008–2012) included the country’s poor economic situation and the increasing amount of risk being …

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NCC sells office building in Finland

NCC has sold the third phase of Plaza Business Park, Loiste, in Finland for approximately SEK 209 million. The buyers are four pension and insurance companies in the OP-Pohjola Group, and transfer of ownership will take place immediately. The sale will have a positive impact on the earnings during the first quarter of 2013. The …

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Global osteoporosis market dominated by the bisphosphonate class

The global osteoporosis market has been forecast to increase from a valuation of approximately $7.3 billion in 2010, to hit a market value of $11.4 billion by 2015. Over the next decade, growth in elderly population across the world, and the resultant increase in potential osteoporosis patients, is poised to offer several opportunities for pharmaceutical …

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Estonia insurance market: -4% CAGR in 2011

The Estonia insurance market is a highly concentrated and competitive industry, although in volume terms it is very small and lags significantly behind other European member states. The Estonian insurance industry declined by 4.4% in 2011 over the previous year due to a significant decrease in life insurance business, caused primarily by a slowdown in …

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Bangladesh insurance market: 15% CAGR between 2008-2012

The Bangladesh insurance market is highly competitive. The key factors affecting the performance of the Bangladeshi insurance industry during the review period included fierce competition in the non-life segment, the rising market share of private insurance companies and the increasing amount of risk being retained by insurers. The Bangladeshi insurance industry increased at a CAGR …

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Bury Council seeks operator for artisan markets.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to operate the Borough-wide Artisan Markets in Bury. Due to the huge success of the Farmers Market in Ramsbottom, Bury Council are looking for an organiser to roll-out Artisan Markets, a mix of quality local food and crafts, to build on the already successful market’s offer in the borough. Bury …

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Parkinson’s disease drug market to hit $3.4 billion by 2016

The Parkinson’s disease drug market is expected to reach a value of around $3.426 billion by the end of 2016, with the industry set to be driven by a number of key factors including an increasingly ageing population, an increased understanding of Parkinson’s disease and technological advances in drug delivery. Parkinson’s disease is a disabling …

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Global Parkinson’s disease market: $3.4 billion industry by 2016

The global Parkinson’s disease drugs market is expected to reach a value of around $3.426 billion by the end of 2016. The industry will be driven by a number of key factors including an increasingly ageing population, an increased understanding of Parkinson’s disease and technological advances in drug delivery. This report on the global Parkinson’s …

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UK canned foods market led by Heinz

The UK canned foods market recorded growth of 2% in value terms through 2012, to reach a market value of £2.8 billion. Canned goods are considered to be household essentials by the majority of homes in the UK, as they are perceived as products that offer good value for money. As a consequence of the …

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Dentists get bite-sized online tax advice

An online tax guide designed specially for dentists was launched today. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has produced the Tax for Dentists guide, which includes: an overview of tax, National Insurance contributions and VAT help for the newly-qualified information on employing staff guidance on keeping business records business expenses help with completing tax returns information …

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Arla Foods Annual Report 2012

Today, Arla Foods has published its Annual Report 2012 in addition to a separate CSR report which highlights how the company is fulfilling its social, ethical and economic responsibilities. The financial report for 2012 has now been approved by Arla’s Board of Representatives and the Annual Report 2012, along with the CSR report, are now …

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