Known as the “Capital of Latin America”, Miami is increasingly seen as a centre for developing international trade ties and finance links with Latin America. Miami has long been a significant conduit for traders from Latin America looking to buy and sell with the US and the rest of the world. Meanwhile, the continued influx of assets and investments from Latin America has also made Miami one of the world’s leading wealth management centres.
The Internet of Things is set to rewrite the rulebook for everyday living across a wide variety of areas. According to exhibitors at the Internet of Things (IoT) Asia 2015 Conference and Exhibition, its impact will be felt most keenly in China.
Israeli technology start-ups have attracted an influx of foreign investment through channels including venture capital, private equity, mergers and acquisitions. Apart from US and European investors, Asian investors are being drawn to Israel’s flourishing technology sector. With financial services providers and established Asian connections, Hong Kong is ideally positioned to facilitate Asia’s investment into Israel’s technology sector.
On 15 July 2015, the European Commission proposed a revision of the EU’s energy efficiency labelling laws covering dishwashers, washing machines, tumble driers, refrigerators, vacuum cleaners, lamps, luminaries, televisions, air conditioners, domestic cooking appliances and ventilation units.