Djibouti

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Although it remains a relatively small market with only two players, insurance in Djibouti continues to align with economic development. Most of the sector’s business is driven by the automotive line; however, new economic activities are expanding the market’s offerings. International cooperation with Djibouti’s neighbours has improved, as...

 

With the aim of growing its influence in geopolitics and trade, China has been channelling financing into new infrastructure projects across Africa. As part of this, the east of the continent and the countries that make up the Horn of Africa have taken up an increasing role in the Asian country’s long-term plans. Sectors such as transport and...

 

As Djibouti expands its transport network and attempts to diversify its economy, a revamping of the energy sector has become a prerequisite for future growth. The country has long been dependent on energy imports to balance its insufficient domestic generation; however, it is now looking to completely transition its electricity production...

 

Recent decades have seen a downward convergence in corporate tax regimes as advanced, emerging and developing economies moved to grab a bigger slice of the global investment pie. Headline corporate tax rates have fallen by 20 percentage points since the early 1980s. Alongside lower average rates, special tax incentives aimed at capturing...

 

Situated on the Horn of Africa at the entrance of the Red Sea on the strait of Bab el Mandeb and overlooking routes linking Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Djibouti aims to further leverage its unique location among important routes of commerce to become an international trade hub. The country hopes to maintain the stable economic...

 

Despite myriad benefits from its inherently advantageous geographic location, Djibouti’s medium-term economic trajectory will largely depend on its strategic planning and the availability of financial resources. With this in mind, in 2013 the authorities launched Djibouti Vision 2035, a long-term development plan aimed at transitioning the...

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