Economy

It’s over two years now since the World trade organization ‘effectively’ ended negotiations on the Doha Rounds, but what Impact could it have had on global trade? What are the Doha Rounds? The Doha Development Round of WTO negotiations which ...

Who are the Richest African Countries today? Africa is blessed with an important amount of mineral reserve. Among these reserves are included gold, cobalt, platinum, manganese, diamond, uranium and many more. Unfortunately, due to many reasons,  African countries have been ...

This was expected, and  a positive year is about to end for the motor vehicle market in Brazil. Anfavea’s start-of-year forecast to produce 2.41 million vehicles in 2017 has already been substantially exceeded (2.48 million vehicles were produced from January to ...

Brazil : Updated Economic Indicators : On 1/12, the IBGE announced the results for the 3rd quarter of GDP. Unfortunately they are not very comforting, even if they confirm a positive trend for the third consecutive quarter. GDP grew by 0.1% ...

The decision to take no further action on the complaints against Temer has virtually started the election campaign for the presidential elections of October 2018. The polls for a moment look at a ballot between Lula and Bolsonaro, but the journey is still ...

The financial assistance program to Egypt by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), approved in November 2016, has scored important achievements, even as it has presented Cairo with complicated economic and political challenges. Ongoing monitoring of the economic-political developments over the ...

It is sufficient to follow the money. Since big investment corporations–such as BlackRock and Capital Group–started focusing on the lithium industry, it has become clear  that the silvery-white alkali metal isn’t only a fad, but a wave of the future. ...
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The discussion has begun today in the Chadian capital Ndjamena, in an extraordinary summit of heads of state of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC). Equatorial Guinea and Gabon are the last countries to have endorsed the ...

The fallout from the UK referendum that ended in victory for those wanting the country to exit from the European Union (EU) is still reverberating around the world. But what does it mean for Africa? The decision will fundamentally affect ...

Many voices and numerous statements have been raised on the African continent, from politicians, journalists, economists, to ordinary citizens are questioning the CFA franc that mobilizes the monetary system in the francophone zone of Africa; since the independence. The CFA ...