Tag Results for electronics corporations (4)

  1. Taiwan claims almost $10 billion economic impact from nanotechnologies

    After pouring in a reported NT$18.9 billion ($615 million) to a six-year program developed by the Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) to support the application of nanotechnology for commercial use, the CEPD is now prepared to say that this has helped create NT$300 billion ($9.68 billion) in nanotechnology production value. Weâ''ll certainly have to take the Taiwanese governmentâ''s word for this figure based on the published reports since there is little other data to support the claim. The only specifics provided pertain to a commercial project that has not yet launched in the field of MRAM (magnetic random …

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  2. UN: Foreign direct investment largest since 2000

    According to the United Nations' 2007 World Investment Report, published on 16 October, global foreign investment inflows amounted to US $1,306 billion in 2006, which is a 38 percent increase over 2005 and comes close to the record-setting $1,411 billion of 2000. The UN Conference on Trade and Development ranked the worldâ''s top 100 non-financial TNCs by foreign assets. Of the top 100 TNCs, 58 belonged to six industries: motor vehicles (11), petroleum (10), electrical and electronic equipment (10), pharmaceuticals (9), telecommunications (9), and electricity, gas and water services (9). I've pulled out only that small sliver of TNCs that …

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