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KFH-Research: Bahrain will restore trust in its economy

Discount rate will remain low to stimulate economy Inflation rate reaches 4.2% but remains under control Economy will witness revival supported by oil prices, subsiding of political tensions A report prepared by KFH-Research concerning the expectations of the Bahraini economy during 2012, mentioned that Bahrain is working towards restoring trust in its economy; especially after the subsiding of political tensions, …

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Commerzbank Study: Africa’s Economies Continue to Gain Ground

Countries benefit from the commodity boom and political stability – Growth impulses above all in the Sub-Saharan region After the crises of the past, the economies of many African countries are clearly heading for growth. Political and economic stability has increased above all in the countries of the Sub-Saharan region. “Medium-term growth potential in Sub-Saharan Africa ought to be about …

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Countries warned of volatility in global economy

Pretoria – Developing countries should prepare for a long period of volatility in the global economy, the World Bank has warned. These countries should boost their medium-term development strategies while preparing for tougher times, said the bank in its Global Economic Prospects (GEP) June 2012 report released on Tuesday. According to the report a resurgence of tensions in high-income Europe …

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Youth employment a stepping stone for Africa

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa – AfricanBrains For a country and region to have a brighter future it needs to invest in its young people. This is a message coming from international experts who believe the securing of employment by the continent’s youth is  extremely important for the development of Africa. With the number of youths in Africa set to double by 2045, …

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Prince Alwaleed Receives US Media Delegation to Discuss Economic & Social Issues

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and HH Princes Ameerah Al-Taweel, Vice Chairwoman of Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, that is chaired by Prince Alwaleed, received a US media delegation that included Mr. David Andelman, Editor-in-Chief of the World Policy Journal, Ms. Arlene Getz from Reuters, as well as a number of writers, …

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Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development receives Singapore Management University Students

Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED) received a student delegation from the Singapore Management University (SMU), as part of their “Business Study Mission” course at the SMU. This is the fourth time such a delegation from SMU visits ADCED. The visit came in line with ADCED’s programme of educational and professional development where opportunities are made …

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MENA Political and Economic Forecast

The AKE Intelligence department has issued new analysis on a number of countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The findings have been published on Global Int AKE – AKE‘s worldwide risk analysis website. The department predicts economic growth in Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates, but the Eurozone crisis will have a knock-on effect on several economies. Israel will continue to threaten …

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African Continent As An Investment Destination

Ernst & Young’s inaugural Africa Attractiveness survey (2011) provided evidence of the growing interest in the African continent as an investment destination. Michael Lalor, Head of Ernst & Young’s Africa Business Center™ (http://www.ey.com/ZA) will hold an online press conference on Thursday, 3 May 2012 at 10:30GMT. As many African countries are continuing to enjoy strong economic growth, Michael Lalor invites …

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First MENA Businesswomen’s Network Forum hosted by Dubai Business Women Council opens today

Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) has today (Thursday, April 12, 2012) inaugurated the first edition of the MENA BWN Forum, the annual gathering of the members of the MENA Businesswomen’s Network (BWN) that will run until April 13, 2012 at Park Hyatt in Dubai. Held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al-Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade, the MENA …

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