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Economic Update | Covid-19 and Papua New Guinea: self-sufficiency, bilateralism or both?

9 Jul 2020
In recent years, Papua New Guinea has moved away from its long-held policy of tariff reductions, towards import substitution and self-sufficiency. As the coronavirus pandemic underlines...

Economic Update | M&As, Covid-19 and South-east Asia: take the plunge or wait it out?

8 Jul 2020
The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on business investment. However, while the volume of investments has plunged worldwide, there are hints that South-east...

Economic Update | Covid-19 and tourism: what is the future of business travel?

7 Jul 2020
Covid-19 dealt a body blow to the global travel industry, but there are signs that a recovery is slowly under way as policymakers make concerted efforts to meet pent-up demand for leisure tourism....

Economic Update | Will Covid-19 accelerate the renewable energy transition in emerging markets?

6 Jul 2020
With new data showing that global carbon emissions are rebounding more quickly than expected after coronavirus lockdowns are eased, questions are being asked about the prospects for renewable energy...

Economic Update | Can mining exports lift Peru out of its Covid-19 economic slump?

2 Jul 2020
Peru’s response to Covid-19 won the country international plaudits in the early stages of the pandemic, thanks to its extensive testing regime and regional benchmark stimulus package. As countries...

Economic Update | Covid-19 and the oil price slump in Africa: which countries will fare better?

1 Jul 2020
In Africa, the twin challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent drop in oil prices are affecting countries in different ways: net energy exporters are braced for headwinds, but net...

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