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Economic Update | How PNG is achieving faster, more reliable internet access

29 Mar 2019
PNG internet connection
A new submarine fibre-optic cable network is already boosting Papua New Guinea’s internet speeds and ICT capacity in some regions, with further improvements set to come this year through a subsea...

Economic Update | How privatisation will boost exchange activity on Boursa Kuwait

29 Mar 2019
Kuwait Capital Markets
A group of domestic and international investors have acquired a 44% stake in Boursa Kuwait, the country’s stock exchange, with plans in the offing to launch an initial public offering (IPO) for the...

Economic Update | The new trends facing Saudi Arabia’s retail sector

29 Mar 2019
Saudi Arabia retail
Changing labour market trends, in part a result of efforts to boost the number of domestic citizens in the workforce, are shifting Saudi Arabia’s economy and the retail sector in particular.

Economic Update | Is a domestic building materials industry a viable solution for Ghana's housing shortage?

28 Mar 2019
Ghana construction
Newly formed public-private partnerships (PPPs) are expected to help Ghana narrow its affordable housing deficit, in turn helping to build a stronger private asset basis in the economy.

Economic Update | How Kenya can profit from renewable energy

28 Mar 2019
Kenya renewable energy
Kenya’s main power producer is looking to tap the bond market to fund the expansion of its green energy capacity, with renewable resources set to completely replace the country’s thermal electricity...

Economic View | Federico Gutiérrez, Mayor of Medellín

28 Mar 2019
Federico Gutiérrez
The WEF decided to place its regional centre for the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in Medellín, what impacts will this have on the city?