• Industry

    Many emerging markets are working to build their manufacturing sectors to maximise the value of their natural resources. OBG provides an overview, highlighting key areas for investment. Typical industries covered include agro-food, automotive, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and textiles.
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Papua New Guinea’s mining industry should see increased activity following the announcement of new foreign investment, which comes as many mines resume operations after February’s earthquake.

New investments in agri-business processing capacity, combined with moves to bolster food security, should provide a boost to Trinidad and Tobago’s agricultural sector, with increased opportunities for growth and value-added earnings.

 

In what ways has digitalisation changed the way distribution networks operate in the retail sector?

 

The potential of Hidalgo as an industrial hub is hardly a new discovery, stemming back to the 1950s when the manufacturing city of Fray Bernardino de Sahagún in the southern municipality of Tepeapulco was founded as part of a federal government initiative to house the Mexican automotive producer National Diesel, also known as DINA, and...

 

The global economy is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), or Industry 4.0, based on the application of new digital and automated technologies in production processes and service delivery. These changes are presenting emerging markets with opportunities, as well as risks. Wealthier emerging markets, such as the Gulf states, that...

 

Performance in Mexican industry is heavily dependent on the particular segment in question and its current economic position. The automotive and aeronautics manufacturing sectors, concentrated mostly in the Bajío region of Mexico in the states of Querétaro and Guanajuato, are driving demand for inputs like light-weight polymers, while strong...