November 9, 1993 |
One-Stop Expo: Ten Pacific Rim nations will be among the 350 exhibitors expected to participate in the International Asian Expo next month at the Anaheim Convention Center. "Previously, individual Asian governments have held trade fairs to facilitate business exchange between their countries and U.S. firms," said Vickie Roddcharoen, an expo organizer.
July 10, 1989 |
Taking advantage of growing American interest in the Pacific Rim, more organizations are sponsoring seminars on business opportunities in Asia. The economies of the Pacific Rim are growing--as a subject for conferences. With the growth in conferencing comes a spate of speakers-for-hire, a growing number of "Pac Rimmers" ready and willing to tell companies how to ride the Asian economic tide.
August 21, 1994 |
Few places on Earth have been described in such rich statistical detail. But then, the Pacific Rim is an idea in search of a definition, and it needs something tangible to glue it together. That's why anyone with a stomach for numbers can discover the growth rate of its aggregate GNP, the output in megawatts of its new power plants or the purchasing power of its emerging middle class.
March 4, 1991 |
Three years ago, Sergio Regalado was a dentist. Today, he is wrapping up a four-month business trip to Asia to look for products for his Van Nuys-based import-export business. "I decided I was more of an outdoors person, not an indoors person," Regalado explained from the Taiwan office of Inter-Global Import-Export. Regalado's career change may be more dramatic than most, but it underscores the continuing lure of the Pacific Rim.
November 14, 1994 |
With developing countries in the Pacific Rim expected to spend $1 billion on infrastructure projects through the year 2000, small wonder that Irvine-based Fluor Corp. Chairman Les McCraw is playing a role in this year's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings. Roughly half of the company's $8 billion now come from Asia and other developing regions such as Latin America, Eastern Europe and Africa. Fluor is the parent of Fluor Daniel, an engineering and construction company, and A.T.
October 2, 1989 |
When Business Tokyo hits the newsstands this week, the magazine's editors hope that its new look, with cover girl Yumi Nakajima, will help attract new readers and signal a new direction for the 3-year-old monthly. Meanwhile, Venture Japan's fall quarterly is hot off the press and the San Francisco publication is looking to find a niche with U.S.-Japan business people.