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China Businesses Invest in Asean Countries

ASEAN member states have invested a total of 41.9 billion U.S. dollars in China since the country began its reform and open-up drive in late 1978, according to statistics from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. With China’s fast development, Chinese investment in ASEAN countries increased rapidly in recent years. In a single move at the exposition, China’s Guangxi State Farms ... Read More »

India Opens up Credit Bureau Market

India’s retail banking sector is taking off and banks are beginning to develop new product offerings, which means that accurate data is essential to minimize risk.  This is one of the reasons why the Reserve Bank of India will be granting licenses to private sector credit bureaus.  It did not take long for Experian to apply for a license, while ... Read More »

D&B Acquires Purisma for US$ 48 Million

D&B has acquired Purisma, a small but fast growing software company which delivers a breakthrough, solutions-driven approach to master data management (MDM).  Purisma Data Hub™ is a Master Data Management (MDM) solution for enterprises that can be quickly installed behind a company’s firewall.   D&B selected Purisma because it had built some of its applications around D&B Sales and Marketing solutions.  ... Read More »