Asia-Pacific

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Asia-Pacific

The regions containing most countries and territories in East Asia, Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, and Oceania. Sometimes it also includes the North and South American nations on the eastern shore of the Pacific, as well as occasionally Russia and South Asia.
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In the Asia-Pacific region, more than 275m people fall ill due to food-borne causes every year.
The PSMA is complemented by other regional initiatives that are setting seafood traceability standards so that buyers of seafood from the Asia-Pacific region can be guaranteed that the product does not come from IUU fishing practices.
The MRSS Singapore office is the underwriting hub for the Asia-Pacific region with dedicated offices in Malaysia and China.
The ESCO business model is a clearly demonstrated modality to mobilize energy efficiency capital in developing and developed markets, and should be further mainstreamed in the more nascent ESCO markets in the Asia-Pacific region,' Ablaza said.
The terms of the agreement give Astellas the exclusive right to research, develop and commercialise rosiptor for all human diseases and conditions in Japan and additional countries in the Asia-Pacific region, including major markets such as Australia, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia and Malaysia, but excluding China and India.
'This agreement provides JFC the opportunity to acquire a substantial ownership in Tim Ho Wan's master franchise in the Asia-Pacific region when the term of the fund ends in seven years, through a purchase mechanism that is provided for in the agreement with Titan Dining LP.'
"The Asia-Pacific region has historically been the global epicentre of such emergencies, and threats are now outpacing our ability to respond.
"Many of the largest and the fastest-growing economies in the world are in the Asia-Pacific region. The 21 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, members account for around 59 percent of global GDP and 49 percent of world trade.
'Asia 21 really brings to life Asia Society's mission to build bridges of understanding across the Asia-Pacific region, across different sectors and between Asia and the world,' Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran Said in a statement.
In Western Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, government mandates coupled with a greater eco-consciousness are driving investments in the IoT.
The annual survey on the Asia-Pacific region questioned 2,695 companies in eight economies.
Of all the countries in the Asia-Pacific region, China had the largest market share in 2013 of 36.0%.

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