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Economic Update | New transport infrastructure rollout set to boost trade in Kenya

30 Aug 2019
Kenya transport infrastructure
Kenya is moving ahead with plans to improve its transport infrastructure network, with a number of key projects expected to boost connectivity and regional trade.

Economic Update | Can a new mega-project solve the Philippines’ air congestion problems?

30 Aug 2019
Philippines aviation
Plans for the construction of the Philippines’ largest international air gateway were recently given the green light, and the country is set to dramatically expand its air transport capacity.

Economic Update | Can Kuwait and Saudi Arabia unlock oil production in the neutral zone?

29 Aug 2019
Kuwait oil production
Kuwait has moved to further expand its energy sector, after officials resumed talks with their Saudi Arabian counterparts on oil production in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ).

Economic Update | Can Oman’s new “sin tax” help balance the budget?

29 Aug 2019
Oman tax
Oman has implemented a new tax on alcohol, sugary drinks and tobacco products, as the country seeks to bolster state revenues amid ongoing fiscal reforms.

Economic View | Chan Chun Sing, Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry

28 Aug 2019
Chan Chun Sing
How do you assess the framework in place to facilitate the continuation of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) during 2019?

Economic Update | Les répercussions pour le secteur du cacao de la proposition de mise en place d’un prix d’achat minimum en Côte d’Ivoire et au Ghana

27 Aug 2019
Côte d’Ivoire cocoa
Les deux premiers producteurs mondiaux de cacao ont mis en place un nouveau mécanisme de fixation des prix des fèves afin de promouvoir la durabilité de leurs secteurs respectifs et de garantir des...