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    For each market covered, OBG produces regular economic research available on the OBG website, through email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic News and Views are targeted at those looking for regular updates on key sector development.

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Economic Update | Which emerging markets are looking to bolster electric vehicle production?

10 Mar 2022
As demand for environmentally sustainable transport grows, a number of emerging markets are ramping up their efforts to incentivise the sale and production of electric vehicles (EVs).

Economic Update | Report: How Egypt’s infrastructure agenda is driving sophistication in the construction sector

10 Mar 2022
Report: How Egypt’s infrastructure agenda is driving sophistication in the construction sector
While the construction sector in Egypt was temporarily paralysed during the early months of the pandemic, the infrastructure project pipeline has remained robust.

Economic Update | Are e-money taxes an effective solution for African nations seeking to expand their fiscal reach?

9 Mar 2022
A number of sub-Saharan African countries have sought to introduce taxes on electronic transactions, in response to a sustained uptake prompted by the pandemic. While such moves have been met with...

Economic Update | ESG transition in the petrochemicals trade

9 Mar 2022
ESG transition in the petrochemicals trade
Among the sustainability challenges facing the global petrochemicals industry is the difficulty measuring Scope 3 carbon emissions along the supply chain.

Economic Update | China-Africa cooperation: will bilateral trade make up for the fall in state-backed investment?

3 Mar 2022
Despite global supply chain challenges, trade between China and Africa rose to record levels in 2021. The increase partially reflects a shift in Chinese policy away from state-backed investments and...

Economic Update | Spending or saving: how is the Gulf approaching 2022?

2 Mar 2022
As oil prices reach 7.5-year highs, a number of countries in the Middle East have unveiled fiscal measures designed to balance their budgets after two years of pandemic-related spending.

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