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Billionaire industrialist David Koch, dies at 79; Copenhagen aims to become the world’s first carbon neutral capital by 2025; British Airways joins partnership with Velocys for sustainable jet fuel project; Asia digs up and burns three-quarters of the world’s coal; a political crisis arises in Paraguay due to a secret hydropower deal with Brazil and Shell enters Australia power market with $418m deal.
In the wake of the financial crisis, tighter regulation of banks hit trade financing banks hard, with an estimated $1.5 trillion shortfall opening up between the demand and supply of trade finance.
Recent developments in food and nutrition show more discerning Asian consumers keeping pace with other markets when it comes to demand for healthy alternatives
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