ASIA MARKETS – HALFTIME REPORT It’s a beautiful summer here in Hong Kong, with the monsoons (winds) blowing all of the nasty pollution away from city’s skies and upward into southern China. This weather pattern generally means that Hong Kong summer skies will often be a clear robin’s egg blue, even if the heat and [...]
Singapore is one of the prominent business and legal hubs in Southeast Asia.
Those seeking legal recruitment by Asian businesses should look no further than China.
Frankly, the American economy has taken a huge hit over the past few years.
Even though China and the United States function on two completely different forms of government, a close business relationship still exists between the two countries.
The current investment market in Asia is currently under scrutiny by international experts.
The current cultural and economic situation in Asia has made the continent a prime destination for lawyers specializing in international relations.
Controversy over internet piracy has been around ever since the term was created in the 1990s.
When looking to jump agencies for a career advancement, employees in any field seek companies that are performing at the top of their respective industries.
Oil and natural gas make up a large majority of the world’s non-renewable energy resources, and the governments of many countries are always looking to capitalize on business opportunities that will make these materials more readily available. Lawyers seeking to relocate internationally should identify nations that make oil and gas their top priority. Currently, the economy in Asia is leading to renewed interested in such energy sources, and South Korea recently announced its intent to focus on the industry.
Reuters reported that Vice President Chang Sung-jin intends to divert $3.4 billion toward overseas oil and gas assets, which he outlined at the Reuters Global Energy and Environment Summit.
“Given the economics and the possibility of bringing LNG in to domestic markets, we are carefully considering acquiring assets or companies to enter the U.S. shale gas sectors,” said Chang, according to the news source. “We are also studying the feasibility of entering the Chinese shale gas business.”
South Korea is looking for new assets in order to boost its overall barrels of oil output, with a goal of 500,000 barrels per day by 2017. The country is currently the number five crude oil importer in the world.
Lawyers who specialize in the corporate law of the oil and gas industry might consider evaluating this country for employment opportunities. Even if you do not wish to relocate across the globe, you can still represent companies’ U.S. interests while living domestically. The attorney headhunters at Kinney Recruiting can help you identify a good target market that is ripe with job listings, and also give you cultural and lifestyle advice should you end up living in South Korea. This education can help you make a seamless transition from American to Asian business practices.
Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is a country in Southeast Asia that is currently experiencing unprecedented economic growth.