TITLE

Avoiding Sins, and Pirates

AUTHOR(S)
Cunningham, Susan J.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;5/25/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Precious Shipping Ltd. (PSL), a shipping company based in Thailand. The company has not been affected much by the global financial crisis in the years 2008 and 2009. It earned a net profit of $148 million in 2008, an increase of 5 percent compared to the net profit in the year 2007. Khalid Hashim is the managing director of the firm.
ACCESSION #
41676090

 

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