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Business: Page 1415

China industrial companies continue to grow
Chinese industrial companiesMay 28, 2013 ET
Combined profits of major Chinese industrial companies went up 9.3 percent year on year in April, slowing from the 12.1% during the first quarter.
March retail sales in Canada $39.5 billion
Canada retail salesMay 27, 2013 ET
Retail sales in Canada were flat in March, holding at $39.5 billion, according to Statistics Canada. Higher sales were reported in 6 of 11 subsectors, representing 47% of total retail sales.
APPEA: Australia is falling behind
Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA)May 27, 2013 ET
Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) called legislators to help improve the industry's international competitiveness.
Bad odour of Asian drugs
DrugsMay 24, 2013 ET
Indian pharmaceutical company Glenmark Generics, a subsidiary of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, is voluntary recalling multiple lots of three of its drugs from the US market due to "odd smell", according to the FDA.
Sales of new homes beat expectations
Sales of new homes in the U.S.May 24, 2013 ET
Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose by 2.3% in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 454,000, the second highest pace since July 2008, according to the Commerce Department.
Texas, home of the fastest-growing cities
TexasMay 24, 2013 ET
Eight of the 15 fastest-growing large U.S. cities were in Texas, according to population estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau. Texas also stood regarding the size of population growth.
CFOs to increase financial discipline
Financial disciplineMay 23, 2013 ET
Balance between quality and price is essential for midsize companies, according to a report by American Express Company and CFO Research.
Agriculture in Indiana worth $38 billion
Indiana agricultureMay 23, 2013 ET
Agricultural industries contributed $37.9 billion to Indiana's economy in 2011, according to a report from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
Beidou is spreading in Asia-Pacific region
BeidouMay 23, 2013 ET
Chinese Beidou navigation system is spreading in the Asia-Pacific. Pakistan is expected to become its fourth overseas customer.
Small businesses to increase digital marketing spending
Digital marketingMay 22, 2013 ET
Two thirds of small businesses plan to invest as much or more in digital marketing as they did last year, according to the 2013 AT&T Small Business Technology Poll.
Consumer confidence in China highest in three years
China Consumer confidenceMay 22, 2013 ET
Consumer confidence in the first quarter jumped to the highest level since the third quarter of 2010, according to the Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions.
World wireless record: one DVD in under a second
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Karlsruhe Institute for TechnologyMay 22, 2013 ET
Researchers of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology have achieved the wireless world record: 40 Gbit/s.