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Economy

Greece calls for continued Arab investment

EU-Arab World Summit drew more than 40 companies and financial institutions of the Arab world IFM Correspondent November 8, 2016: The Greek economy is recovering and stabilising after emerging from a six-year crisis. It is a crucial time for Greece and the world is closely watching every move. At the EU-Arab World Summit held in...
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Singapore’s economy to stay sluggish in 2017

Growth in 2017 expected to be only slightly higher than this year, just above 2% IFM Correspondent October 31, 2016: Singapore’s central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said that the country’s small, trade-dependent economy is going through a cyclical downturn that has lasted longer than expected and is not expected to pick up...
Economy

UAE National Committee for the WTO holds meeting in Abu Dhabi

Discusses outcomes of ministerial meeting and trade policy review results July 13, 2016: The UAE National Committee for the World Trade Organization recently held its seventh meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy in Abu Dhabi which was chaired by H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy. The meeting was...
Economy

Private Sector – an integral part of climate action post Paris

The private sector was more broadly represented in Paris than at any previous COP January 7, 2016: December 2015 marked a historic climate agreement in Paris signed by 195 countries pledging to take actions to keep global warming to under 2 degrees Celsius — the threshold scientists predict will result in irreversible warming and planetary...
Economy

Kenya’s betting big on infrastructure

Earlier this year, various organisations placed the East African nation among the fastest growing economies in the world Amoxers Wachira and Veronicah Riba July 10, 2015: Africa has been described as the Dark Continent for many years. However, with economies of a couple of African countries recording growth in recent years, the narrative is quickly...
Business Leaders

Giving back to society

Because it’s the right thing to do January 19, 2015: In the first of a regular column, Jonathan Freeman,Managing Director of HRH The Prince of Wales’s charitable mentoring initiative Mosaic (www.mosaicnetwork.org.uk),writes about the benefitsmentoring can bring to corporations and businesses as well as the personal rewards fortheir employees. Founded by HRH The Prince of Wales,...
Business Leaders

Investors losing interest in South Africa

Change political mindset to overcome economic constraints, says John Kane-Berman, CEO, Institute of Race Relations Miriam Mannak November 5,2014:It hasn’t been plain sailing for South Africa. Besides slipping on the World Bank’s Economic Freedom Index and the World Economic Forum’s Competitiveness Index, the International Monetary Fund presented a rather bleak economic outlook for Africa’s second...
Economy

FIFA World Cup fails to lift Brazil, shows apex bank data

Monthly budget deficit in May almost touches all-time high while HSBC survey signals further deterioration in factory sector, reports Team IFM Sao Paolo, July 9: Brazil’s dalliance with  fiscal instability continued in May, data released by the country’s central bank on July 1 shows, sinking hopes that the ongoing FIFA World Cup would lift it...