The number of broadband subscribers in the OECD rose to 235 million by December 2007, up 18% from 200 million subscribers in December 2006.This growth increased broadband penetration rates to 20 subscriptions per 100 inhabitants, up from 16.9 in December 2006.(278 words)
International trade is very prominent right now. Can we start by looking at Switzerland's position?
As a very export orientated country, trade is extremely important to us. Switzerland has for years been open to trade deals, both as a member of the European Free Trade Association and through bilateral agreements, with 19 in all now.(1345 words)
Was the dot.com boom a fortuitous circumstance, or the fruit of brilliant minds? Was it the hardware or the software that spurred the IT revolution? And to what extent did government efforts to free up markets and provide enabling business and innovation environments play a role?(265 words)
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