Minister François-Philippe Champagne arrived in Seoul on May 16th with the aim of strengthening Canada's leadership in the green economy. Through fruitful discussions and significant partnerships, he highlighted Canada's commitment to sustainable innovation and economic growth, particularly in enhancing supply chains for electric vehicles (EVs), hydrogen and critical minerals, as well as exploring opportunities in the EV battery ecosystem.

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In the first quarter of this year, China shipped 65.4 million smartphones, down 11.8% year-on-year (YoY), as published in the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The market continued its double-digit decline since the first quarter of 2022, even though the zero-COVID policy ended in December.

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India’s smartphone market declined by 16% year on year in the first quarter, reaching 31 million smartphones, according to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker preliminary data. This marks the lowest first-quarter shipments in four years. Consumer demand remained sluggish amid uncertain macroeconomic conditions, and inventory levels were elevated because of high stocking in 2H22.

Read more: India’s Smartphone Market Fell 16% in Q1

The Institute of Risk Management India (IRM) India Affiliate has formed a knowledge relationship with Reliance Jio by signing a memorandum of understanding to create resilience and promote the need for and importance of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in the telecom industry.

Read more: Reliance Jio and IRM Collaborate to Improve ERM in Telecom

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