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Hydrogen market profile in Japan

300 thousands of tons of the estimated produced hydrogen in Japan 90% how much the cost is going to be reduced in 2030 compared to 2020 Estimate on how self-reliant Japan is and will be in terms of energy Hydrogen society in Japan The discussion on the renewable sources of energy all around the globe  leads to the new initiatives and programs of diversification. Hydrogen is gaining momentum, both as a conventional source of energy as well as in production of the hydrogen cells. It’s one of the energy sources that has the highest net calorific value in relation to its weight. Low density and large volume as well as flammability and explosiveness offer a lot of challenges for the producers and investors. Japan is on the frontline of the new changes and initiatives as a first country striving to introduce ‘the hydrogen society’. Japan is on the 4th place n the global rankings of energy consumption in the world, next to the United States, China and Russia, despite the major differences in the sizes of their respective populations and territories. Due to its geographical features, Japan does not have enough energy sources to be able to accommodate its needs and relies on the imported oil and gas. Japan's energy profile According to the Nuclear World Association, in October 2020 Japan imported more than 90% of the consumed energy. The discussion about diversification is not new and goes way back. In the 70’s Japan would rely on the oil imported from the Middle East, which in the moment would amount to 50% of its energy. This backfired during the oil crises in 1973, which led to the economic crash and a surging wave of unemployment. Extensive projects of using the nuclear energy on the large-scale have led to the major structural changes. In ...

Hydrogen market profile in Japan2020-10-14T12:43:54+00:00

Medical sector in Malaysia

617 The worth of the imports of the medical equipement to Malaysia in 2018 (million USD) 1,51 Numbers of doctor per 1.000 citizens 1,9 Number of beds per 1.000 citizens GOVERNMENTAL HEALTHCARE SPENDING IN MALAYSIA (%) Potential for the medical sector companies from all around the world  Malaysia is a large Muslim country that borders Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei and is considered to have an upper-middle income. During the last years its growth averaged on 5% per year. It’s fairly liberal towards foreign investors and relies on the prices of oil and gas. Medical sector in Malaysia is connected with the consolidation processes in healthcare.   World Health Organization ranks Malaysian healthcare system on 49th place out of 191. It’s a large and open market, also due to the existing economic zones and strategic location close to the major sea routes and other ASEAN countries. Malaysia is also a popular destination for the medical tourists from the region and all around the world.   Diseases in Malaysia  Malaysia deals with the so called ‘lifestyle’ and major infectious diseases. In 2019 the main reason of deaths was tied to the ischemic heart diseases (15.6%), pneumonia (11.8%), cerebrovascular diseases (7.8%), road incidents (3.7%) and chronic diseases of the respiratory system (2.6%). The largest number of men in Malaysia die because of the heart diseases, and women – pneumonia. Average lifespan is 77.3 years for women and 72.4 years for men. In 2017 the governmental spending on healthcare was around 3.9% GDP. For every 1000 citizens in Malaysia there’s 1.51 doctors and 1.9 hospital beds.  Healthcare system  Malaysian healthcare consist of the public and private sector. The government offers a free healthcare in all of its public institutions. Those, who are wealthy enough, admit to the private clinics. Public service is tied to the Ministry of Health, which is also responsible for the food and ...

Medical sector in Malaysia2020-09-11T13:29:44+00:00

Senegal consulting – export market guide

123 Doing Business 2020 11 Days needed to import 1584.5 GDP per capita (USD) SENEGAL'S EXPORT Senegal consulting The Republic of Senegal is a former French colony, which claimed independence in 1960, together with Sudan. Named after Senegal River, covers a land area of almost 197,000 square kilometres of the West Coast of Africa. Senegal is classified as a heavily indebted poor country, with most of its 16M inhabitants working in agriculture, mining, tourism and services. However it is also a hub for shipping and transport in the region and a home to banks and other institutions serving all of Francophone West Africa. Read more to seek consulting for Senegal.   Senegal is bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, and Guinea-Bissau to the southwest. Senegal nearly surrounds The Gambia, a country occupying a narrow sliver of land along the banks of the Gambia River, which separates Senegal's southern region of Casamance from the rest of the country. Senegal also shares a maritime border with Cape Verde. Senegal's economic and political capital is Dakar.   The country has a high profile in many international organizations and was a member of the UN Security Council in 1988–89 and 2015–2016. It was elected to the UN Commission on Human Rights in 1997. Friendly to the West, especially to France and to the United States, Senegal also is a vigorous proponent of more assistance from developed countries to the Third World.  Senegal enjoys mostly cordial relations with its neighbours. It is also part of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Integrated with the main bodies of the international community and a member of the African Union (AU) and the Community of Sahel-Saharan States. As a member of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), Senegal is working toward greater regional integration ...

Senegal consulting – export market guide2020-09-11T13:31:27+00:00

Malaysia consulting – export market guides

12 Doing Business 2020 2 Days needed to import 11,3k GDP per capita (USD) MALAYSIA'S EXPORT Strategic location Malaysia is located in Southeast Asia on a verge of the South China Sea and Indian Ocean. 80% of population lives on a peninsular and islandic area including the North Borneo.  Thanks to its variety of cultures and religions as well as the large system of incentives for the foreign investors, Malaysia is considered to be a very promising market for those who are interested in foreign expansion. More information about the consulting services for Malaysia can be found here.  Malaysia is an independent country since 1957. Since then it registers rapid economical growth. It’s in the very top in the region, next to Indonesia and Thailand, but is registered as a developing country. It’s a member state of ASEAN and Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Malaysia borders Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand and through sea travel – Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. Its climate is tropical and tied to the large amplitude of rain connected with monsoons and high temperature that averages at 28 Celsius. Malaysia’s natural resources are oil, gas, zinc, cobalt, iron, wood, rubber and palm oil and they strengthen its capabilities for export and import. In 2018 it was the 35th largest economy in terms of GDP, 20th – due to its exports, and 26th – imports. Oil, one of the most important natural resources in Malaysia, is extracted in Sabah, Sarawak and Terengganu, most notably by Petronas (Petroliam Nasional Berhad), Exxon-Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell. In 2016 Malaysia was ranked 28th  in the global statistics of the deposits. Malaysia used to be one of the largest producents of zinc and rubber, as well as cocoa, pepper, pineapples and tabaco. Since the 60’s it manages a large monoculture of oil palms, that currently amount to ...

Malaysia consulting – export market guides2020-09-07T11:55:07+00:00
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