Tag archive for ‘raw materials’
professor Ricardo Hausmann On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Redistribution or Inclusion?

The issue of rising income inequality loomed large at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. As is well known, the United States’ economy has grown significantly over the past three decades, but More...

ICL Buys Germany’s Prolactal

Israel’s ICL, a global manufacturer of products that fulfill essential needs in the agriculture, processed food and engineered materials markets, announced that its ICL Food Specialties business unit More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Says Putin’s Support is Evaporating

–   Regardless of a nearly 80% approval rating for Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was once the richest man in Russia but is now living  in exile in Zurich, thinks support for the More...

Reuters On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Dow Chemical, Loeb’s Third Point settle board debate

– Dow Chemical Co said it would add four independent directors to its board as part of an agreement with Daniel Loeb‘s hedge fund, Third Point LLC, avoiding a proxy battle. Shares of the largest More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Saturday, October 4th, 2014

ICL IP Starts Production at New Israel Plant

ICL, a global manufacturer of products based on specialty minerals announced that its ICL Industrial Products segment has initiated start-up activities of its manufacturing facility in Israel for the production More...

Koby Yeshayahou On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Idan Ofer’s Israel Chemicals to Close Magnesium Plant Citing Costs

Israel Chemicals Ltd. (TASE: ICL) board of directors has instructed the company’s management to prepare to close its magnesium plant by January 1 2017 because, “as discussions are with the government More...

Pinchas Landau On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Israel Economy: Trade Data for July and January-July 2014

– Bottom line: The trade data for July contained no good news; rather there were several indications that things are getting worse. Exports continued to display weakness almost across the board, while More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: The Real Raw Material of Wealth

– Poor countries export raw materials such as cocoa, iron ore, and raw diamonds. Rich countries export – often to those same poor countries – more complex products such as chocolate, cars, More...

Pinchas Landau On Friday, June 27th, 2014

Rehypothecation

– Frankly, I don’t expect many readers to be familiar with the term above, let alone to know what it means. So let’s begin by turning to the fount of all knowledge in our age — Wikipedia. Here More...

Israel Chemicals (ICL)

Israel Chemicals (ICL) To Acquire Vale’s Majority Stake Of Brazil’s Fosbrasil S.A.

–  Fosbrasil produces purified phosphoric acid and raw materials for fertilizers. Acquisition Expands ICL Performance Products’ Position in Global Markets for Purified Phosphoric Acid While Expanding More...

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