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Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018

The World Economic Forum has been publishing The Global Risks Report since 2006, highlighting each year the vulnerability of our increasingly networked and interconnected world to volatility and disruption. The relevance of the risk perspective has only increased with time. Globally, we have been living through a period of unprecedented improvements in living standards, but …
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Regional Economic Outlook Update

The IMF has just published the Regional Economic Outlook updates for: Asia and Pacific region, sub-Saharan Africa region and Western Hemisphere region. According to the Asia and Pacific region report, growth in the region has slowed.  External headwinds played a major role, as the recovery in advanced economies suffered setbacks. Weaker momentum in China and India …
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IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa

The IMF has just published the Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa titled “Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty”. According to the report Sub-Saharan Africa continues to record strong economic growth, despite the weaker global economic environment. Regional output rose by 5 percent in 2011, with growth set to increase slightly in 2012, helped by still-strong commodity …
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IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just published its October 2010 Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. The report highlights the broad-based economic recovery that is now under way in sub-Saharan Africa. Growth of around 5 percent is projected in 2010 and 5.5 percent in 2011. Domestic demand in the region in 2010 and 2011 …
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Doing Business in the Arab World 2010

The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation has published its report, Doing Business in the Arab World 2009. The report examines the business regulatory environment of 20 Arab economies in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. During the period studied, June 2008 and May 2009, 16 Arab economies introduced 38 reforms to …
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