18 years tracking emerging markets and running data businesses in them, I now CEO of New Sparta Media and publisher of BNE IntelliNews. We are a specialist financial information company employing a global network of analysts and editors and journalists. Our flagship print title is BNE (www.bne.eu) which we publish monthly (and update online daily). BNE covers business in the more than 20 countries of Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS and Eurasia. Our IntelliNews (www.intellinews.com) division is a premium subscription new/viewswire covering the same patch, since 1998, for an institutional subscriber base. Finally, we product the QuERI database, a trade, markets demand, production and employment database, with time series data dating back to 1990 and forecasts based on our proprietary methods. Queri (www.queridata.com) covers over 70 markets and regions, with data on over 400 commodity groups and products. Finally, under the trade name Emerging Markets Direct, we publish a schedule of industry research reports, updated annually or bi-annually, on over 60 industries in the emerging markets.