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Election Primer

Israel will hold parliamentary elections on January 22 2013, and most polls predict that current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will win another term as prime minister. His right-wing Likud party...

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Conflict Crib Sheet And FAQ

The conflict in Syria has been deadlocked for some time, but the momentum appears to have shifted in favour of the rebels fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Assad has proved more...

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Hanjin Shipping (Container Operations)

Hanjin was formed in 1977 and in 1988 merged with Korea Shipping Corporation, becoming Hanjin Shipping Company. Until 2009 the company was part of the Hanjin Group, and has several subsidiaries,...

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Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG)

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) grew out of the Maritime Overseas Corporation, founded in 1948. OSG, a Delaware corporation, was incorporated in 1969. The next year it was publicly listed on the...

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Themes For EMEA Infrastructure 2013

BMI View: We expect activity in the infrastructure sector to pick up momentum over 2013 in EMEA, with our forecasts suggesting that real growth in construction is going to accelerate across all...

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Haifa Set For Record Year

BMI is maintaining its throughput growth forecast for the Israeli port of Haifa in light of the most recent data release, meaning that the port is on course for a record year. We emphasise that this...

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