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Rail to form backbone of South African transport by 2050

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11-Oct-18 South Africa's proposed National Rail Policy will focus on increasing investment in rail, ZAR170 bn (USD11.9 bn) over the next ten years, to position rail as South Africa’s transport backbone by 2050 and support the commitment to greenhouse-gas reduction. [image: Railway Pro]

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India boosts Asian growth, as Latam and the Middle East look positive

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Jul-18 Growth in emerging market commodity importers is expected to remain robust, while the rebound in commodity exporters is projected to mature, says the World Bank. Risks include escalating trade protectionism and rising geopolitical tensions. A slowdown in China is partly offset by the rest of Asia, led by 7% growth in India. Prospects in Latam and the Middle East look positive, though with growth projected at much lower levels than in Asia.

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Emerging medtech hubs around the globe

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04-Feb-16 SThe US and Europe are the traditional leaders in medtech, but others are hot on their heels. China's market is expected to grow at 7.4% until 2019. Medtech companies in Mexico save 19% on manufacturing costs compared with the US. Turkey's industry is expected to grow at 8.5% until 2018, and Malaysia supplies 80% of the world market for catheters. [image: MD+DI]

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