The Report has provided in-depth analysis on growth markets since 1994, giving decision-makers info to understand and seize opportunities. Other publications include Covid-19 Response Reports, showcasing pandemic-response strategies and plans for recovery; ESG Reports, positioning sustainability policies and plans for the future; and sector reports, covering national or regional industries.
The Report: Kuwait 2022
The economy of Kuwait has long been underpinned by the production and export of crude oil. Although the rise in energy prices in 2021-22 boosted government revenue and macroeconomic stability, the Covid-19 pandemic, which preceded the commodity price boom, underscored the risk of over-reliance on an industry subject to fluctuating global demand.
Focus Report: How Mexico’s digital economy benefits from North American regional integration
Amid an uncertain global economic outlook, Mexico has positioned itself as a strategic centre of production, innovation and consumption in the digital economy. This sustained growth is the result of various factors, including a supportive regulatory framework, increased connectivity, and investment in digital infrastructure and human capital.
Report: How has public-private collaboration boosted digital and cash transformation in the Bahamas?
Public-private collaboration aimed at boosting digital payments and reducing cash usage in the Bahamas has made gains in a relatively short timeframe. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, policymakers have invested in technological infrastructure on the supply side while incentivising digital payments on the demand side through a mixture of debit and credit cards, and cashless point-of-sale and person-to-person direct transfers.
Report: The financial sector's central role in tackling ESG issues in Mexico
Environmental, social and governance issues are a growing focus in Mexico, particularly social inclusion and transparency, followed by other governance and environmental matters. The financial sector has taken a leadership role in this space by pursuing voluntary initiatives to bolster anti-corruption efforts and encourage the adoption of ethics codes in the sectors in which it operates.
Report: What factors are driving social development in Saudi Arabia?
Vision 2030 includes social development initiatives to empower micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and citizens, promote entrepreneurship and widen access to financing. Meanwhile, the Kingdom committed to net zero in 2021, and retains a focus on responsible governance for sustainable development.