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  • economy
  • Brazil, Latin America's top economy, has taken a slew of measures to revive growth after its economy cooled sharply in 2011 following a period of rapid growth. (reuters.com)
  • For growth to pick up substantively, reforms will be needed across the economy to address low productivity, an inefficient public sector, and the continued divide between the North and the South. (imf.org)
  • SCOTLAND, UK - Recognising that the Scottish aquaculture industry makes a significant contribution to the Scottish economy, the Minister for the Environment and Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth are looking to improve the planning service for aquaculture so that it does not impede growth. (thefishsite.com)
  • billion
  • The maker of Evian water and Activia yoghurt also said it was on track to deliver 1 billion euros in cost savings by 2020 and stuck to its 2020 targets of higher sales growth and profit margins. (reuters.com)
  • Last year, for example, Danone bought U.S. organic food producer WhiteWave in a $12.5 billion (£9.6 billion) deal, to boost growth and bring the company closer to current healthier eating trends. (reuters.com)
  • business
  • Inside ex-lawyers' chocolate factory Jump to media player As small business output gets a boost, the BBC's Steph McGovern takes a guided tour of British chocolate manufacturers Montezuma's. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Enhanced policies are needed to boost start-up creation and promote the growth of young firms, while more can be done to improve co-operation between business and universities. (oecd.org)
  • PARIS (Reuters) - Danone ( DANO.PA ) is banking on its expansion into the lucrative healthy eating business to produce sales growth that will beat the French food company's rivals over the coming decade. (reuters.com)
  • Bridgette Heller, executive vice president for Danone's 'Specialised Nutrition' division, said on Monday at the investor meeting she expected the specialised nutrition business would return to "strong positive" sales growth in China in the second half of next year. (reuters.com)
  • Oracle's database business delivered another strong growth quarter," said Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. (theregister.co.uk)
  • reforms
  • It calls for new structural reforms to raise growth and employment. (oecd.org)
  • Looking ahead, a National Commission for Growth, by being independent from the political cycle, would foster consensus on the reform agenda and ensure that a technical and monitoring framework is in place to create continuity and ownership of the reforms. (imf.org)
  • Focus
  • Further efforts to raise employment, through greater labour market flexibility, increased focus on active labour market policies and investment in workers' skills can boost inclusive growth, according to the Survey. (oecd.org)
  • A particular focus is how such buildings are suitable for use by the creative industries - an important growth sector in the UK. (princes-regeneration.org)
  • Unlike other treatments - such as growth hormone and limb-lengthening surgery - that focus on symptoms, vosoritide focuses on the underlying cause of achondroplasia and directly counteracts the effect of the mutation that slows growth. (indianewengland.com)
  • Air Purification ranks as a lucrative end-use market, with growth supported by the growing focus on mercury removal in coal-fired power plants. (prweb.com)
  • A key factor driving the growth of the market is increasing focus on clean sanitation facilities and growing drainage problem. (businesswire.com)
  • The government of China's focus on increasing the quality of the country's existing infrastructure is a significant factor that will result in this region's high growth potential. (epicos.com)
  • Growing focus on the development and upgradation of existing infrastructure is the key driver for the growth of this market. (epicos.com)
  • proteins
  • We've identified plant-based proteins as a high-growth, high-value market opportunity that is on-trend with consumers' desire to find sustainable and good-tasting alternatives to animal-based proteins," said Ingredion's president and chief executive officer Jim Zallie. (foodbev.com)
  • improve
  • This is likely to be helpful to the readers as well as leading players to plan their future growth strategies to improve their consumer base. (mrrse.com)
  • recovery
  • A modest export-led recovery is under way in Italy, with growth of 1 percent expected in 2011. (imf.org)
  • company
  • Seeds and pesticides maker Syngenta reported sales for the second half of 2013 below analysts' forecasts due to bad weather, but the chief executive of the company told CNBC it could still achieve its ambitious long-term sales target thanks to strong growth in Latin America. (cnbc.com)
  • changes
  • Supplementation of milk formula with medically-graded honey was associated with changes in physical growth and colonic microbiota of preterm infants. (blogspot.com)
  • impact
  • Right now, the results of the study show an impact on growth, and this effect is sustained, at least over nearly four years in this trial," Hoover said. (indianewengland.com)
  • The growing involvement of women in home improvement projects is likely to have a positive impact on the growth of the market over the next few years. (businesswire.com)
  • year
  • Mr Birnie said that if the forecast of about 8% year on year growth was achieved, the sector would reach over £7.5bn in revenues with the potential to create an additional 10,000 jobs. (bbc.co.uk)
  • The patients' average boost in height to about 6 cm (2.4 inches) per year was close to growth rates among children of average stature, and the side effects of the drug were mostly mild, said study co-author Julie Hoover, Associate Professor at the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University. (indianewengland.com)
  • years
  • Italy's growth has been consistently below the euro area average over the past 10 years. (imf.org)
  • Thus, over the next few years, the involvement of women in the home improvement market including ventilation and drainage projects are expected to boost the sales of home improvement ventilation and drainage products. (businesswire.com)
  • another
  • Bacterial food poisoning can encourage growth of another bacterium - but this one is associated with the chronic inflammatory bowel condition Crohn's disease. (cosmosmagazine.com)