The Chinese economy is still growing far faster than the US. These American companies are hoping to seize that opportunity to boost their bottom lines:
Merck & Co
Merck & Co
“Group’s main task is to keep the various federal entities all on the same page when it comes to developing new policies and regulations surrounding shale gas.
Part of their focus will also be on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking for short — a controversial technique that uses vast amounts of chemically-laced water, sand and pressure to crack shale rock and release the gas.”
U.S. manufacturers, frustrated by a shortage of skilled American factory workers, are going abroad to find them.
If you own a small business, or are in a position of influence in one, that means looking to export to, or expand into, emerging markets.
“The consumers are overseas; people need to wake up,” says Sandra Westlund-Deenihan, president and design engineer at Quality Float Works.
“An Iranian disruption of oil supplies could send oil prices to $200 a barrel,” said Lynn Reaser, chief economist at the Fermanian Business & Economic Institute.
“We as a new generation of African entrepreneurs believe that we can bring quality products to the global market. We believe we have what the consumer in the North Atlantic market is looking for in coffee; we believe we have the capacity to design the packaging to make it attractive; we believe. . . .”
“The U.S. has a vast resource in natural gas. Using it wisely can benefit our economy as well as our citizens. But care must be taken that we don’t sell too much too quickly and have the plan backfire and we have to start back to importing LNG.”
“The best way to alleviate the problem of natural gas oversupply in North America is to increase its export. The most economical way to export natural gas is to liquefy it (LNG)”
“It would be enormously profitable for North American E&P companies since gas trades in the US at $2.50 per million BTUs, in Europe at $9, and in some places within Asia at up to $16.”
A lot of farmers are now turning to guar crop as its use in food processing, pharmaceutical and oil exploration industry is increasing and fuelling demand for guar gum.