However, return on investment (ROI) remains at 19.3% for 2010 and 2009 year and return on assets (ROA) has increased 0.5% from 8.4% to 8.9% respectively. The financial figure shows that the company improves performance in 2010 despite economic condition all over the globe. The biggest contributor of this success is the international market. It contributed more than $100 billion of net sales in the consolidated total. This was the first time the international stores reached the billion dollar figure.
However the GDP deflator showed an increasing trend from 2004 to 2007 and then it again fell down in 2008. Again it increased by a small percent in 2009 but fell drastically by 2.2% in 2010. After 2010 to 2013 it has shown an upward trend. The data shown by the government of Japan shows that its inflation rate increased to its highest in last 5 years in December 2013. The prices of all the goods and services except the fresh food materials increased by 1.3%.
The agriculture sector in Ethiopia plays pivotal roles in economic growth, poverty alleviation, employment creation, foreign exchange earnings and food security. Despite the enormous contribution over the past years, its significance is limited because of various factors and hence it is becoming increasingly difficult to meet the food requirements of the growing population (Jon, 2007; Abera, 2011; UNDP, 2013). One of the significant contributors for its deprived performance is the low productivity of the sector in general and cereal production in particular over the past years (Alemayehu, 2009; Alemayehu et al. 2012). Such low productivity leads to increasing poverty and food insecurity of rural poor farm households in the country.
According to analysis, we can say that from 2001 until 2008, krung thai bank assets increase from year to year. It is increases from 0.120 to 52.397. This good performance maintain and being increases for 8 years and it is obviously show that krung thai bank performing is very well. The krung thai bank in the higher of total asset at the year 2006 with amount to 41.675 compared with the previous year, the total asset just 29.601. following after the tsunami tragedy happen on December 2004, krung thai bank success to protect and cover its total
The inflation rate of the Philippines for 2013 – 2015 are 3%, 4.1% and 1.4% respectively. This March 2016 the inflation rate now is 1.5%. Since the inflation rate falls down to 1.5%, the consumer is encourage to buy goods and services more. The unemployment rate of the Philippines in January 2016 was 5.8%. In the region of NCR, unemployment rate had increase to 6.9% and it is higher than the national figure.
All the south-east Asian countries including Thailand mentioned in this paper that have been affected during the 1997 Asian crisis showed significant rise in growth in GDP, moderate levels of exchange rate with positive effects on the net trade gains and current account balance staring from 1985-1996. GDP growth rates were remarkably high in the 1990s. On an average the growth rates accumulated during this period were more than 7 percent of GDP which sometimes even went to numbers as close as 10 percent. In fact, growth rates as high as 10 percent were actually considered normal and acceptable with the only exception being the Philippines. This was because in the Philippines growth rate rates were quite low during the early periods of the 1990s, but surprisingly enough the country still had an average of about 5 percent after the year 1994.
R.Thyagarajan set up the Rs. 90,000 Cr. Shriram Group, headquartered in Chennai. Established in 1974, the Group satisfies to the needs of the mass segment, and has developed as a premium financial services network. In the course of the most recent ten years, Shriram Group has grown up at a lucky rate, with a CAGR of more than 40%.
The background to Nigeria’s rural crisis, the socio-economic and political impacts of the crisis date back to the colonial era. This was when colonialism exploited resources of rural areas thus increasing levels or degrees of rural poverty and changing the entire structure of the rural economy. By transforming the nature of land holding etc, it further affected the nature and system of social production and productivity, the social and physical provision of infrastructure, the ecology and labor force recruitment as well as worsened the overall poverty level amongst rural residents. Hence, the crisis in Nigeria’s countryside centres essentially on productivity, food shortages, particularly for the urban dwellers, and dwindled per capita income which, invariably manifest a serious crisis of poverty, apathy and despair within the rural communities. What is the nature and magnitude of this crisis?
Singapore has made significant achievements in improving the health status of its people. Compared to National Health Survey (NHS) findings in 1998, NHS findings in 2004 showed significant improvements in rates of major non-communicable diseases. Over the time, regular exercise increased from an average of 16.8 percent to 24.9 percent among Singaporeans. With regard to children and adolescents, Singapore has been somewhat successful in reducing the overall proportion of overweight students—from 11.7 percent in 1993 to 9.5 percent in 2006. Despite these advances, however, overweight and obesity continues to trend
It plays a significant role in ensuring a sustainable agricultural growth. But, the share of investment credit in total agricultural credit has been declining continuously and it is pervasive across all institutional sources of agricultural credit. The share of investment credit has decelerated from 18 per cent in 1991-92 to per cent in TE 2001-02 and further to 6 per cent in TE 2005-06 (Table 4). it is not favorable to accelerating agricultural growth. A balance between short-term operational credit and long – term investment credit has to be maintained to ensure sustainable agricultural growth.