Rice (Oryza Sativa) is the most widely consumed type of food in Asia. After corn, it is the grain with the second-highest worldwide production. But what are the most important countries by rice production? Here’s a top 10 rice producing countries!
According to some estimations the total number of cars in the world exceeds one billion. Mainly because of the fast economic growth in China and India. And although local car manufacturers like Tata (India) or Dongfeng (China) increase production to satisfy domestic needs, there’s still a hunger for the mainstream car brands. These brands belong to the largest car companies in the world.
The University of Bologna (Italy) is widely regarded as the oldest university in the world. It was founded in 1088 and now, almost 1,000 years later, around 100,000 students are studying one or more courses in its 23 faculties, making it one of the largest universities in Europe.
Steel is everywhere. The car you’re driving often has a body of steel, the building you’re working in contains reinforcing bars, the knife you use to cut meat, the world’s longest bridges, wrist watches, surgical equipment, domestic appliances, bolts, nails and so on. Steel plays a vital part in our lives. Economies heavily depend on steel as the steel industry is often considered an indicator of economic progress. So which countries are ranked high on steel production?
Many firms are cutting costs by moving their operations offshore. In a constant globalizing world this is not a sinecure. For some types of businesses however, such as information technology, business process outsourcing and voice services, it can be highly profitable. A.T. Kearney has developed the Global Services Location Index to determine what countries are best for ‘offshoring’. A total score is based upon a number of factors: financial attractiveness, people skills and business environment. Here’s the top 10 best offshore opportunities!
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