Developed Markets- Highlight
15 Oct 2018
While it's the drones and the self-driving cars that have long-lolled in the limelight, it's the more discreet mechanoids that have made real headway into high-tech manufacturing, digital diagnostics and roles thought too dull for humanfolk.
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law legislation banning the use effective from 1 January 2020 of most flame retardant chemicals in children’s products, mattresses and upholstered furniture.
Japan is the world’s third largest economy, and its service sector contributes about 70% of the country’s GDP, with wholesale and retail trade, real estate services, and professional, scientific and technical activities as the major service pillars. Japan’s economic expansion will continue over the course of 2018, as the combination of accommodative monetary and fiscal policy will likely boost investment in the near-term at a time when corporate profits are at a high.