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Hong Kong Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 3 novembre 2019

The “Hong Kong Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report” report has been added to’s offering.
Hong Kong’s total service revenue will reach US$5.7 billion by 2024, driven by revenue growth in mobile data and fixed broadband segments. Mobile data will be the largest revenue-contributing segment in 2019. Also, mobile data revenue will expand at the fastest CAGR of 5.4% over 2019-2024, supported by growing M2M subscriptions, rising mobile data consumption, increasing adoption of 4G services until 2021 and thereafter projected growth in 5G subscriptions. Going forward, Hong Kong’s pay-TV market will decrease at a CAGR of 0.8% due to increasing substitution of pay-TV with SVoD services by customers and heavy subscription losses in cable segment.This report provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in Hong Kong today, with detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2024. Published annually, the report provides detailed analysis of the near-term opportunities, competitive dynamics and evolution of demand by service type and technology/platform across the fixed telephony, broadband, mobile and pay-TV markets, as well as a review of key regulatory trends.

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Audio & Video Equipment Market Report 2019

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 19 ottobre 2019

The “Audio And Video Equipment Global Market Opportunities And Strategies To 2022” report has been added to’s offering. Where is the largest and fastest growing market for the audio and video equipment market? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets? What forces will shape the market going forward? This report answers all these questions and many more. The report describes and evaluates the global audio and video equipment market. It covers two five-year periods, 2014 to 2018, termed the historic period, and 2018 through 2022, the forecast period. The global audio and video equipment market reached a value of nearly $160.4 billion in 2018, having declined at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -1.86% since 2014, and is expected to marginally decline at a CAGR of -0.05% to nearly $160.1 billion by 2022. Growth in the historic period resulted from the rise in disposable incomes, increased internet penetration, the increased popularity of audio and video broadcasting, high investments in electronic product manufacturing, and growth in e-commerce for consumer electronics. Factors that negatively affected growth in the historic period were changes in consumer preferences. Going forward, economic growth, technological advances, growing demand and shrinking life cycle of consumer electronics will drive growth. Factors that could hinder the growth of the audio and video equipment market in the future include increasing interest rates, shrinking product lifecycles, and changing regulations.
The audio and video equipment market is segmented by the type of equipment into audio equipment and video equipment. The video equipment market was the largest segment of the audio and video equipment market by type of equipment in 2018 at 78%. The video equipment market is expected to be the fastest-growing segment going forward at a CAGR of 0.6% and is expected to be the largest segment by 2022.

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Robotiquality Releases Industrial Automation Market Report 2019-2021

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 2 ottobre 2019

The outlook for Industrial Automation in the Midwestern United States, specifically Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois, has been calculated and compiled by analysts at Indianapolis-based company Robotiquality whose comeuppance set the stage for Indianapolis’s up and coming presence in the field of Industrial Automation.In this report, analysts calculate Midwestern Industrial Automation markets will continue outpacing similar markets due to automation of factories. The use of these robotic systems will increase demand for mechatronic systems and additive manufacturing, and decrease price points for new businesses wishing to join the automation revolution.The report forecasts a 15% CAGR for the Midwestern Industrial Automation market through 2021, representing 32% of this industry’s growth in the domestic United States. The total market investment in the Midwest will exceed 12 billion dollars between 2019-2021.The report’s estimated CAGR gives a critical analysis for the Midwestern states and sets a new trend in expectations through 2021, analyzing sales and providing advice to reduce waste and increase efficiency. Industrial Automation in expected to experience exponential growth by 2021, catapulting Midwestern businesses into a new climate of unprecedented automation, streamlining efficiency and improving growth potential.
Robotiquality is a premier consulting firm for custom digital control systems, mechanical CAD, control electronics, mechanotronic systems, and additive manufacturing located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Please visit us at

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WarnerMedia: first-ever annual report

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 1 ottobre 2019

WarnerMedia today released its first-ever annual report looking at diversity, inclusion and belonging across both its corporate operations and the films, television series and digital content created by its various production businesses. In September 2018, WarnerMedia announced a Production Diversity Policy which included the commitment to report on its diversity and inclusion efforts annually.The report, covering 2018, highlights diversity, inclusion and belonging across three areas at WarnerMedia: Workforce (including workforce composition, Employee Resource Groups), Content (including scripted TV, films, news, animation) and Community (including industry and local outreach partnerships and programs).Among the key findings related to workforce and production staffing:
WarnerMedia’s global workforce is 54% male and 46% female, and its U.S. workforce is 53% male and 47% female. Globally, half of all new hires and promotions to Vice President and above are women 42% of Non-Managers are People of Color, but representation decreases at more senior levels. However, the percentage of People of Color who were hired or promoted in 2018 exceeds their total percentage across all levels. This will lead to increased representation going forward. Across WarnerMedia’s non-film scripted programming, females represent 34% of onscreen roles and 23% of behind-the-camera positions.
Across WarnerMedia’s non-film scripted programming, People of Color represent 24% of onscreen roles and 23% of behind-the-camera positions.

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Report revealing the scope of America’s immigration challenge

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 28 settembre 2019

The USA TODAY NETWORK brings the full strength of its nationwide news coverage to “The Migrants,” a special digital and video journey through a week in the life of immigration in America. Nicole Carroll, USA TODAY’s editor-in-chief, said the reporting was as ambitious as it was unprecedented.“The story at times is overwhelming, but so is what is taking place at our border,” Carroll said. “As journalists, we say all the time, ‘show, don’t tell.’ Our goal was to transport our readers to scenes of the crisis, not just tell them what happened.”
With concurrent reporting from four countries, eight states and across the length of the U.S.-Mexico border, “The Migrants” reveals a system on the brink of collapse. It witnesses families facing death, and traces the influx to its roots, the decades-old challenges in Central American countries that are now exacerbated by new American policies.
“The Migrants” distinguishes itself from previous coverage of immigration, both in its timing and its scope. What’s happening in immigration in America is not happening in single moments – it’s happening all the time, a torrent of movement and conflict that the USA TODAY NETWORK is uniquely poised to capture.The reporting effort meant deploying more than two dozen journalists across the continent. For a week, they watched migrants prepare to leave Central America; crossed rivers and waited at military checkpoints in Mexico; found desperation in shelters in Mexico City and at the border; followed Border Patrol agents as they found families and children in the backcountry; and traveled by bus and plane with families who had been released to make their own way into the United States.From June 24 to 30, the teams from across the USA TODAY NETWORK traveled more than 20,000 miles, including to the highlands of Guatemala, the National Palace in Mexico City, both sides of the border from California to Texas, immigration courts in Los Angeles and the lawmaking chambers of Washington, D.C.
Field reporting is the centerpiece of a project that also draws on years of data and policy expertise. “The Migrants” reveals that the crisis is much broader and violent than has been previously reported; it is resulting in deaths, trauma, violence, crime and previously untold costs. Reporters reveal how much local tax money American cities now spend caring for migrants the federal government abandons. And they trace the roots of the surge, in part, to a crackdown on the heroin trade.

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“Global Telecom Towers – Procurement Market Intelligence Report”

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 6 settembre 2019

This report provides actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in the Global Telecom Towers Market. It helps sourcing professionals formulate better category strategies, enhance savings, understand supplier and market challenges, and implement sourcing best practices.The report provides up-to-date information about market shifts and potential risks, as well as in-depth knowledge of products and services, which can help in planning and in executing category management activities. It focuses on the cost-saving aspects of procurement and on providing insights that can lead to the optimization of category spend.
One of the procurement best practices for buyers is to engage with suppliers that are familiar with regional and local political and regulatory nuances.According to the report, one of the key growth contributors to the global telecom towers market is the increasing demand for monopole towers owing to its aesthetics, small tower footprint, and ability to be used in versatile applications.Further, the report states that one of the key category management strategies for buyers in the global telecom towers market is to focus on adopting green innovations to reduce energy costs and achieve operational excellence.

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SalesOptimize Identifies Key eCommerce Players in Latest UK Report

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 22 agosto 2019

Irish Data Science company SalesOptimize has recently completed a major study of the UK eCommerce market which is currently valued at £73B. The report identifies key retailers who are winning in the online space, and the companies they use for payments, shipping, marketing, finance etc. The analysis was conducted based on 17.5M website domains that are registered in the UK, of which only 10.6% (1.8 million) are active – this in itself is an astounding insight. These 1.8 million websites form the basis of this report, and using market intelligence, web bots and analyzers, SalesOptimize has broken down this dataset further, identifying 509K websites that are eCommerce enabled. Of these eCommerce enabled sites, 268K are shipping products.
Online shopping has significantly increased in the UK over the last number of years, with roughly 85% of consumers making online purchases in the last 12 months alone. But how will Brexit impact this? According to SalesOptimize CEO Liz Fulham, “The future of UK eCommerce retailers is uncertain. This is due not only to the continued growth of Amazon which controls 40% of the market, but also the threat of a hard Brexit. Consumer confidence is declining, and Britain’s high streets endured a terrible 2018 with several large companies entering into administration.” Debenhams recently announced plans to close 50 of its under-performing stores, putting 4,000 jobs at risk, and New Look announced that they will close another 25 stores, bringing their total number of closures to 85. This causes serious doubt over retailers being able to withstand the brute force of a hard Brexit.

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Threat Intelligence Report for the first half of 2019

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 7 agosto 2019

The report underscores how dramatically the cybercriminal business model has matured into an efficient, global operation and the increasing geographical diversity and proliferation of nation-state Advance Persistent Threats (APT) groups. It reinforces the need for companies to minimize risks by having a better view of the threat landscape.With the introduction of NETSCOUT’s Cyber Threat Horizon, users can leverage the platform’s visibility and situational awareness capability customized by geography and vertical industries, to gain perspective into emerging threats. These insights in turn allow businesses to identify and address potential risks within their security ecosystem. “Our latest Threat Intelligence Report underscores how cybercriminals and crimeware have not only gone to business school, but they can now teach classes,” said Hardik Modi, NETSCOUT’s senior director of threat intelligence. “With the cadence of attacks on the rise, businesses can no longer afford to compromise on security. IoT devices are under attack often within just five minutes of being powered up. The threats are real, and Cyber Threat Horizon gives businesses extensive visibility and clarity into the threat landscape, helping them to make the right security choices.”

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Global Hospital Supplies Market Report 2019 –

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 5 agosto 2019

Global Hospital Supplies Market Report 2019 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global hospital supplies market.Where is the largest and fastest growing market for the hospital supplies? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets? What forces will shape the market going forward? The Hospital Supplies market global report answers all these questions and many more.The hospital supplies market consists of sales of hospital supplies and related services by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that produce hospital supplies. This industry includes establishments that produce disposable consumables such as glucose test strips, conventional syringes and others. It also includes establishments manufacturing sterilization equipment and disinfectants used in operation theaters during surgeries and mobility equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and others to transport patients from one place to another.North America was the largest region in the global hospital supplies market, accounting for 31% of the market in 2018. Western Europe was the second largest region accounting for 31% of the global hospital supplies market. Africa was the smallest region in the global hospital supplies market.Surgical beds and other long-term care beds are now being designed to deliver effective quality care. Technologically advanced beds are combining patients’ safety and comfort needs. Key establishments manufacturing medical and surgical beds are focusing on designing beds with multiple advanced technological features.For instance, Hill-Rom’s medical surgical bed, Hill-Rom 1000, is designed with multiple controls and features such as bed exit monitoring system, integrated scale, point-of-care nurse controls, one-button dining chair, automatic battery backup, SideCom nurse call and entertainment controls.

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“Photographic Services Global Market Report 2019”

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 31 luglio 2019

Global Photographic Services Market Report 2019 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global photographic services market.Where is the largest and fastest growing market for the photographic services? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets? What forces will shape the market going forward? The Photographic Services market global report answers all these questions and many more.
The photographic services market consists of the sales of photographic services and related goods by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that offer services for planning, developing, creating and managing the processes for creating durable images by recording light or through electromagnetic radiation by means of an image sensor or chemically by means of a light sensitive photographic film. It includes editing, processing and presenting pictures. Photographic services include school portraits, wedding photography, special occasions and event photography. Photographic services establishments undertake processes where human capital is the major input. They make available the knowledge and skills of their employees, often on an assignment basis, where an individual or team is responsible for the delivery of services to the client.North America was the largest region in the global photographic services market, accounting for 43% of the market in 2018. Asia Pacific was the second largest region accounting for 26% of the global photographic services market. Africa was the smallest region in the global photographic services market.
Photographic service providers are constantly upgrading services by adopting new technologies of the industry. Also, the new range of Nikon cameras come with built in Ethernet that enables users to share pictures on the go. The 360 Fly can capture 360 degrees panoramic videos of 4K quality . Such advances in technology are helping photographers click high quality photographs even in difficult situations.

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The “Global and China Animation Industry Report, 2019-2025”

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 7 luglio 2019

The report has been added to’s offering.Up to date, the global animation market is still firmly dominated by the United States and Japan, followed by South Korea that springs up. The global animation output value approximates USD250 billion, and records as much as USD500 billion or so if peripheral products are taken into account.The Japanese animation market was worth over JPY2 trillion for the first time in 2017, thanks to the foreign animation boom and business diversification. South Korea’s animation sales in 2017 was estimated to be KRW1 trillion (about RMB6 billion), of which KRW724 billion (about RMB4.3 billion) might come from online animation whose market size is expected to report KRW1 trillion by 2020.China’s animation industry has been progressing apace over the recent years, with its output value surging from RMB88.2 billion in 2013 to RMB174.7 billion in 2018 and expectedly outnumbering RMB200 billion in 2019 and standing at RMB375 billion by 2025.The output value of animation is largely contributed by the upstream content market and the downstream derivative market, of which the market of derivatives hit about RMB76.4 billion in 2017, doubling that of the former. In Japan, the market size of derivatives is generally 8-10 times that of the broadcast market, indicating great growth potentiality of Chinese animation derivative market.Users’ habit of paying for animation content is still being cultivated. In 2018, paid works accounted for 22% of the top 50 animation works on air by view. Joint broadcast and exclusive broadcast of premium content shared the paid head content, 71% of which was covered by iQIYI that performed well in the animation payment field. In the future, animation will be integrated into the paid content along with dramas and movies. With the better living standards of adolescents and the widespread ACG (anime, comics and games) culture in China, there is an enormous number of pan-ACG users in China, hitting nearly 350 million in 2018 (including more than 200 million online animation users). The huge user base triggers huge demand for animations. The animation industry has always been a hot spot for investment, but it is primarily dominated by strategic investors including platform giants (such as Tencent, iQiyi, NetEase and Bilibili) as well as film and television companies (mainly Enlight Media and Wanda Media). Among them, Bilibili and Tencent have become important players in the animation investment, and they have invested in a number of companies with IP capacity or animation production capabilities.

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“Advancements in Gene Editing, Energy Harvesting, Biomimetics, and Wearable Devices”

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 28 giugno 2019

The report has been added to’s offering.This edition of the Inside R&D TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) depicts innovations in CRISPR-based gene editing systems for the treatment of inherited lung diseases. It also provides intelligence on the use of biopsy platforms for early detection of cancer. The TOE also features innovations based on the utilization of blood tests that can detect bacterial pathogens.Additionally, it provides intelligence on the use of energy harvesting nanodevices, which are very cost-effective and scalable. The TOE also focuses on innovations that develop smart wearable devices that can detect life-threatening conditions.The TOE focuses on the innovative use of 3D printing in the medical sector. The TOE also provides intelligence on the use of polyarylether-based molecular sieves that can be used in the filtration industries. The TOE also covers innovations focusing on recyclable turbine blades, 3D printed hearts, and AI-based computer vision systems.

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Third Annual Industry Report

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 20 giugno 2019

WebPT, the market-leading software platform for outpatient rehab therapists, released its 2019 State of Rehab Therapy report detailing the findings from its recent industry-wide survey of more than 6,000 physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology professionals from an array of specialties, settings and geographic locations. According to the report, the biggest challenges facing the rehab therapy industry today include provider burnout, increasingly complex payer relationships and mounting student debt.Organized into five sections — demographics, business and financials, challenges and opportunities, salary, and technology — the report presents data on job satisfaction, billing and reimbursements, revenue, practice size, patient volume, career outlook, top challenges and technology preferences. Key findings include:Within the next five years, more than 51.9 percent of rehab therapy professionals are considering a career change, with many looking to either reduce work hours or move into non-clinical roles.
As organizations get larger, they are increasingly participating — or planning to participate — in value-based payment programs. In fact, more than 25 percent of 21-plus-provider companies report that they already participate in such programs.
About 23 percent of all respondents reported being involved in a merger or acquisition within the last five years.
More than half of rehab therapy graduates will have more than $70,000 in student loan debt, and nearly 25 percent will owe more than $100,000. However, overall, students reported slightly lower levels of debt in 2019 compared to 2018, with the percentage of students owing $0 at graduation jumping from 8.3 percent in 2018 to 13.5 percent in 2019.
Nearly 80 percent of organizations require a physician referral for new patients even though some form of direct access to physical therapy is available in all 50 states.
High copays and coinsurances were the top-ranked regulatory issue in terms of impact to the rehab therapy community, regardless of respondent role, longevity or sex.

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Immigrazione: Report FdI su islamizzazione

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 23 Mag 2019

Nel 2050 con l’immigrazione incontrollata degli ultimi anni l’Europa vedrebbe triplicato il numero dei musulmani in Europa. E dal 2001 in Europa sono 729 i morti in attentati, di questi 641, pari all’88 per cento delle vittime, per mano di islamici. Sono questi alcuni dei dati più significativi diffusi oggi dalla Fondazione Farefuturo e dall’Ufficio studi di Fratelli d’Italia nel corso di una conferenza stampa alla Camera, in cui è stato annunciato il Rapporto annuale sull’islamizzazione d’Europa e la costituzione di un Comitato scientifico, che sarà presieduto dal professor Francesco Alberoni e composto, tra gli altri, dallo psichiatra Alessandro Meluzzi, da Gianpaolo Rossi, componente CdA Rai e Mario Ciampi, segretario generale della Fondazione Farefuturo.”Intendiamo come Ufficio Studi di FdI e Farefuturo, presentare ogni 11 settembre un rapporto che faccia emergere l’islamizzazione in maniera scientifica attraverso indicatori ufficiali dell’Istat e di altre agenzie demoscopiche. E la scelta della data non è casuale, spiega il senatore di FdI e presidente della Fondazione Adolfo Urso, è legata al gravissimo attacco alle Torri gemelle alla data della battaglia di Vienna del 1683 che segnò la fine dell’assedio e la sconfitta dei turchi”.Tra i dati diffusi emerge che tra gli immigrati irregolari il 78 per cento sono musulmani, con un’età media di 30,4 anni rispetto ai 43,8 di chi non è musulmano. Mentre sul piano della natalità una donna musulmana in Europa ha in media 2,6 figli contro l’1,6 delle non musulmane. E riferito all’Italia il dato delle donne italiane scende fino all’1,32.”Dai dati che abbiamo elaborato – spiega il senatore di FdI Giovanbattista Fazzolari, responsabile nazionale del programma – emerge che siamo in presenza di un processo di islamizzazione, dovuto in particolare all’immigrazione illegale, e che viene amplificato dall’età più giovane dei musulmani e dalla natalità. In particolare tra Dal 2010 al 2016 la popolazione islamica è aumenta di un terzo in Europa, 32 per cento, e in Italia nello stesso periodo è aumenta del 38 per cento. E questo fenomeno con l’attuale gestione dell’immigrazione nel 2050 porterà a triplicare il numero degli immigrati islamici in Europa. Con aumenti sostenuti in Germania del 253 per cento, del 229 per cento nel Regno Unito e in Italia del 182 per cento”.Penetrazione islamica che, come ha spiegato Nicola Procaccini, dirigente di FdI e candidato alle elezioni europee, è “effettuata in modo orchestrata dalle monarchie del Golfo attraverso operazioni di soft power orizzontale, investendo in attività culturali, e verticali, iniziative popolari come il calcio. Proprio qui, infatti, è sempre più evidente il peso degli investimenti arabi”.Sul piano delle proposte, infine, la senatrice di FdI, Isabella Rauti, vicepresidente vicario del gruppo al Senato oltre ad evidenziare l’assenza di una normativa che impedisce all’Italia di contrastare l’integralismo islamico, ha ricordato che: “Fratelli d’Italia nella scorsa legislatura e in quella in corso ha presentato una proposta di legge per introdurre il reato di integralismo islamico. Siamo in una condizione di vacatio legis non solo in Italia ma anche in Europa, che si è rivelata una incubatrice di militanti estremisti, di jihadisti, di reclutatori, di predicatori, di radicalizzatori e radicalizzati. Dobbiamo impedire la diffusione ed il proselitismo estremista e allo stesso tempo tracciando i flussi di denaro vietare i finanziamenti da parte di quegli Stati che foraggiano le correnti islamiche integraliste”.

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Best’s Market Segment Report: Growth Opportunities Abound in Hong Kong’s Health Insurance Market

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 21 Mag 2019

High out-of-pocket payments by patients at private hospitals and overwhelming demand for public health care underscores the need for further development of Hong Kong’s health insurance sector, according to a new AM Best market segment report. With the recently launched Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS), which encourages individuals to utilize insurance protection, and the subsequent regulatory approval for more than two dozen insurers to launch VHIS insurance products, the uptake of health insurance in Hong Kong should grow significantly.In the new Best’s Market Segment Report, titled, “Growth Opportunities Abound in Hong Kong’s Health Insurance Market,” AM Best notes that while insurers are cognizant of and keen to leverage the growth potential, they must also be mindful of challenges affecting profitability and sustainability of the health insurance business. Total non-life gross premiums from direct medical insurance expanded robustly, with year-over-year growth rates rising to 11% from 4% in a five-year span (2013-2017). As direct medical products account for approximately three-quarters of the accident and health (A&H) line, A&H business now represents the largest share of domestic non-life gross premiums written, at 33% as of 2017. Despite the strong growth momentum, the A&H line of business has shown declining profitability. A&H underwriting performance has remained close to breakeven and the underwriting margin has declined sharply. Additionally, the expense ratio on direct medical insurance has continued to edge upward, to 21.3% in 2017 from 18.9% in 2013.
Intense competition on A&H business, along with rising demands for greater transparency and standardized product designs, will continue to exert pressure on underwriting profitability. AM Best considers it important for the industry to embrace a lean structure and adjust marketing and distribution strategies to lower acquisition and operational costs. At the same time, the VHIS plans present market players with an opportunity to strengthen their customer base, while gradually paving the way to upsell more profitable products.AM Best believes that insurers will pay close attention to consumer sentiment toward VHIS, and adjust their strategies accordingly. In addition, smaller market players that can find sustainable ways to refine cost structures and enhance operational efficiency while maintaining disciplined underwriting strategies likely would experience better-than-average profitability in the A&H line. Insurtech also can play an increasingly influential role in insurance companies’ customer acquisition, sales and cost management strategies.

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Roma: presentazione report su liste d’attesa e costi

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 11 Mag 2019

Roma Mercoledì 15 maggio dalle ore 10 alle ore 13 presso la sede della Cgil Nazionale in corso d’Italia 25 sarà presentato il Nuovo report sui tempi di attesa e sui costi delle prestazioni sanitarie nei sistemi sanitari regionali. Una fotografia delle condizioni delle prestazioni sanitarie in Italia, tra liste d’attesa e costi, tra pubblico e privato. Interverranno il professore Federico Spandonaro (Università di Tor Vergata e Presidente Crea Sanità), la professoressa Carla Collicelli (Ricercatrice Senior Associata Cnr Itb), Sergio Venturi (Assessore alla Sanità Regione Emilia-Romagna), Valeria Fava (Cittadinanza Attiva e Responsabile osservatorio civico sul federalismo in sanità), Stefano Cecconi (Responsabile Salute e Area Welfare Cgil nazionale) e, infine, Serena Sorrentino (Segretaria Generale Fp Cgil nazionale).

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Commission adopts a report calling on EU Member States to ratify STCW-F Convention as soon as possible

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 30 aprile 2019

The STCW-F Convention sets standards of training for personnel on board of fishing vessels and is an important contribution to the promotion of safety at sea. It contains stricter provisions for vessels of 24 meters in length or above, but it also contains important provisions on basic safety training and watch keeping applying to all fishing vessels regardless of their size.In 2015, Council Decision 2015/799 authorised Member States to ratify the STWC-F Convention in the interest of the European Union, and encouraged them to do so by May 2017. Today, the European Commission adopted a report to the Council reviewing Member States’ progress in the ratification of the STCW-F Convention.The report shows that only nine EU Member States have become Parties to the STCW-F Convention (Belgium, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain).Ratifying and implementing international standards on safety and working conditions in fishing is of utmost importance to protect the lives of the more than 150 000 fishers in the EU and the livelihoods of their families. Therefore, Member States are encouraged to ratify the STCW-F Convention, without further delay.Fishing is one of the most hazardous professions in Europe and according to EMSA report on marine casualties and incidents of 2018, almost 60% of the accidents are due to human error.National regulations on occupational health and safety in fishing, when they exist, vary widely between countries. Moreover, fishing being an international sector, most of its regulatory provisions are set at international level with the aim of creating a level playing field.

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LAIX Inc. Filed 2018 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 20 aprile 2019

LAIX Inc. (NYSE: LAIX), an artificial intelligence (AI) company in China that creates and delivers products and services to popularize English learning (“LAIX” or the “Company”), today announced that the Company has filed its annual report on Form 20-F that includes its audited financial statements for three years ended December 31, 2018 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 18, 2019. The annual report is available on the Company’s website at Company will provide a hard copy of the annual report, free of charge, to its shareholders and ADS holders upon written request. Requests should be directed to Investor Relations, LAIX Inc., Floor 3, Building B, Changyang Chuanggu, 1687 Changyang Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai 200082, People’s Republic of China.LAIX Inc. (“LAIX” or the “Company”) is an artificial intelligence (AI) company in China that creates and delivers products and services to popularize English learning. Its proprietary AI teacher utilizes cutting-edge deep learning and adaptive learning technologies, big data, well-established education pedagogies and the mobile internet. LAIX believes its innovative approach fundamentally transforms learning. LAIX provides its products and services on demand via its mobile apps, primarily its flagship “English Liulishuo” mobile app launched in 2013. On the Company’s platform, AI technologies are seamlessly integrated with diverse learning content incorporating well-established language learning pedagogies, gamified features and strong social elements to deliver an engaging, adaptive learning experience. LAIX provides a variety of courses inspired by a broad range of topics and culture themes to make English learning more interesting and is committed to offering a fun, interactive learning environment to motivate and engage its users.

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ABB publishes 2018 Annual Report

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 31 marzo 2019

ABB Ltd has published its 2018 annual report on its website and has filed the annual report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.The 2018 annual report is now available electronically at It provides comprehensive information on the company and its strategy, business, governance and financial performance.Shareholders may request a printed copy of the annual report via this link. It will be distributed when it becomes available.
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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South Africa Tile Industry Report 2019

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 11 marzo 2019

South Africa’s tile industry is experiencing difficulties due to poor economic conditions, restrained consumer spend and limited public and private sector investment. The construction industry, on which the tile sector is reliant, is highly dependent on government infrastructure development which has been slow.Despite the tough conditions, major player Italtile grew its store network of CTM, Italtile Retail and TopT by 9% to 176 in 2018 and will open 10 to 15 more in 2019. Tile Africa, owned by London-based Norcros, has 32 owned stores and two franchise stores and added two in 2018 with plans to open a further two stores in 2019. Metrotile Europe has also increased its footprint in South Africa and neighbouring countries through local partner Metrotile SA.

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