Funds Run into Rough Weather
The strategic equity funds the French government is promoting are having trouble in getting off the ground. [...]
France’s Total is one of the world’s top seven oil and oil products companies and is involved in every aspect of the oil chain from extraction to sales. In the early 2000s, it merged with Elf Aquitaine and was called TotalFinaElf before changing its name back to Total.
Crown prince Abdallah bin Abdulaziz's official visits to France and the United States this month were aimed at bolstering his position abroad before he formally succeeds king Fahd whose health is continuing to deteriorate. Intelligence Online understands Abdallah succeeded in [...]
The French business intelligence market, the biggest in continental Europe, achieved robust growth of about 20% in 2004 and can expect to continue advancing this year. The sector is underpinned by a handful of companies which managed to transform themselves [...]
In a recent report, the Government Accounting Office drew up a somewhat critical list of developments in homeland security since the presidential decree National Strategy for Homeland Security was issued in 2002. GAO laid down priorities for 2005. [...]