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2012

Internet Users By Country & Gender

The term "Internet users" includes subscribers who pay for Internet access (dial-up, leased line and fixed broadband) and people who have access without paying directly, either as a member of a household or from work, school, a public library or Internet café. 

2011

Country Report: Israel

RESPONSIBILITY AND REFORM   By Gilly Wright   Responsible fiscal and monetary policies and a host of reforms aimed at liberalizing the economy have allowed Israel to become one of the world’s most attractive places for foreign investment. But change ...

2009

2008

Features : The perils of prosperity

ECONOMIC UPDATE / CHINA As the dust settles after the Olympic games, China is facing a less certain economic future.     Relentless progress: Construction work in Beijing's booming central business district. China opened the 29th Olympic games on August ...

2004

Emerging Markets : EM Roundup

Clouds Gather As Gdp Growth Eases BRAZIL Despite positive news surrounding Brazil’s economic recovery, analysts predict the boom will soon be tempered. GDP growth, likely to end 2004 at 4%-4.5%, is expected to come in at a more modest 3.5% ...

Cover Story : World’s Best Companies List

NORTH AMERICA AIRLINES JETBLUE AIRWAYS CEO and Director: David Neeleman After gaining passenger loyalty in the US with its goal of “bringing humanity back to air travel,” JetBlue went international this year, adding flights to two Caribbean destinations. The airline ...

Emerging Markets : Output Bounce Raises Threat Of Overheating

China Chinese industrial output rebounded in August after months of decline. Analysts said strong export growth could explain some of the 15.9% year-on-year rise. But the data suggests state measures to cool off China’s economy are becoming less effective, fueling ...

Emerging Markets : Evidence Increasingly Points To A Soft Landing

China Recent data suggest China’s efforts to slow down its torrid economy have paid off. A cooling trend has become evident, particularly in fixed-asset investments and money supply. It is still unclear whether the broader economy will follow suit, as ...

Emerging Markets : Party Games

CHINA General Motors announced it will invest more than $3 billion in China over the next three years, trying to displace Volkswagen as the leader in the red-hot auto market. In response,VW will double production capacity to 1.6 million units ...

Features : Local Knowledge, Global Sense

The path to running a successful business in China is riddled with ? pitfalls.? But? with careful?forethought most problems can be avoided. Big multinationals have been in China for years. Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Nokia and other blue-chip companies staked ...

Emerging Markets : Yukos On Roller Coaster As Markets Take A Tumble

RUSSIA The endgame in the battle between former Yukos Oil Company CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky and President Vladimir Putin appears to be near. Khodorkovsky’s trial on charges of fraud and tax evasion was slated to start— after several delays—in late June. ...

Emerging Markets : Central Bank Turns The Screws

CHINA China’s central bank has pledged to restrain runaway investment and prevent asset bubbles from creating more bad loans.The People's Bank of China said it would fight inflation and dampen loan growth by increasing the ratio of deposits financial institutions ...

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