Month: September 2016

Mexico2

News

Country: Mexico

Industry:  Environment

Title: Mexico towards the green economy

Summary:

  • The Mexican gross domestic product derived from green business could double at the end of 2018; currently it is 0.6 percent and could be up to 1.2.
  • The sectors that represent opportunities in green energy are diverse, among which are the use of wind power, solar power generation, solid waste management and water treatment, etc.

Source: Mundo Hvacr Webpage

Link: http://www.mundohvacr.com.mx/mundo/2013/12/mexico-rumbo-a-la-economia-verde/

 

Language: Spanish

Spain2

News

Country: Spain

Industry:  Neurology

Title: Identification of neurological and psychiatric disorders through the characterization of the sleep-wake cycle

Summary:

  • Functional Neuroscience Laboratory at the University Pablo Olavide (UPO) has a sleep unit for polysomnography, equipment of latest technology.
  • Identification of neurological and psychiatric pathologies as each illness or nervous system shows aggression reflected in the architecture of the sleep-wake cycle.
  • Technological capability allows video-EEG studies of sleep-wake cycle with records of up to 128 locations of the cerebral cortex, which has been shown to be useful in the clinical diagnosis of epilepsy and movement disorders of diverse etiology.

Source: Universidad Pablo Olavide

Link: http://www.upo.es/upotec/catalogo/salud/Identificacion-patologias-neurologicas-psiquiatric/

Language: Spanish

Brazil2

News

Country: Brazil

Industry:  Education

Title:  U.S.A.-Brazil Educational Exchange

Summary:

  • The United States currently hosts the largest number of the Brazilian students, followed by France, Portugal, and Spain.
  • According to the report, 1,954 Brazilian undergraduate scholarship students were placed at 238 U.S. host institutions in 46 U.S. states as of the fall 2012 semester.
  • Nearly three-fourths (71 percent) of the students are enrolled in engineering and computer science courses, specifically in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer sciences, industrial engineering, and chemical engineering.

Source: Institute of International Education

Link: http://www.iie.org/en/Research-and-Publications/Publications-and-Reports/IIE-Bookstore/Brazil-Scientific-Mobility-Undergraduate-Program-United-States

Language: English

Chile2

News

Country: Chile   

Industry: Apparel

Title: International brands keep on arriving and expanding in shopping centres                 

Summary:

  • Many women preferred other type of garments rather than jeans in 2014. In current value terms, women’s leggings recorded 14% growth over the year, while women’s shorts and trousers and women’s dresses grew by 10% each.
  • In Chile, the major retailers Falabella, Cencosud Retail, Ripley Corp and Wal-Mart Chile remained as the four leaders of apparel and footwear, including sales of clothes purchased in department stores and in hypermarkets.
  • Although the Chilean apparel and footwear industry presents a very competitive environment, it is still attractive for international brands. Some specialist retailers continued to arrive or expand in the country in 2014, including brands such as Aéropostale, Celio*, Victoria’s Secret and Forever 21.
  • Internet retailing continued expanding in Chile during 2014. There are examples of this trend in many types of retailers including Dafiti, the main internet apparel and footwear seller in Chile; department stores such as Falabella, Ripley, and Paris (Cencosud Retail).
  • International brands keep on arriving and expanding in shopping centres despite deceleration, which helps outlet stores as high-end stores also record growth

Source: Euromonitor        

Link: http://www.euromonitor.com/apparel-and-footwear-in-chile/report  

Language: English

Mexico2

News
Country: Mexico
Industry: Educational Industry

Title: USA ‘hunting’ Mexican students

Summary:
• President Barack Obama launched a program to attract more Latinos with technological formation.
• In 2012, 11,371 Mexican students chose Europe and North America to start or continue their professional preparation, according to Patlani Mexico.
• Patrick Leyshon, recruitment specialist, says the key to obtain financial support U.S. schools focuses on the average and language skills.
• Studying abroad, may not be more expensive than staying at home. An engineer at the Tecnológico de Monterrey has an estimated cost of 667.755 pesos (48,273 CAD), while the Seneca College of Canada reached 850,000 pesos (61,447 CAD); exemplified the agency Study Group.

Source: CNN Expansion

Link: http://www.cnnexpansion.com/mi-carrera/2013/08/16/estudios-extranjero-carrera

Language: Spanish