Momentum in Ghana’s hydrocarbons industry is increasing, with a new offshore field entering production, and the prospect of more oil and gas leases to be offered for exploration.
Thailand’s Ministry of Energy has announced plans to expand the role of renewables and coal in the domestic power mix, in addition to increasing opportunities for small-scale electricity producers.
Indonesia’s power sector is expanding gas-fired generation capacity to meet rising electricity consumption, a move that is expected to increase net energy imports as part of plans to meet long-term demand.
In late June the Department of Energy (DoE) announced it had shortlisted 25 companies for a tender to develop, finance and operate a new Dh2bn ($544.6m) desalination facility at the Al Taweelah Power Complex, 45 km north of Abu Dhabi City.
Articles & Analysis | Emerging markets prepare for opportunities and challenges of next industrial revolution from The Report: Mexico 2018
The global economy is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), or Industry 4.0, based on the application of new digital and automated technologies in production processes and service delivery. These changes are presenting emerging markets with opportunities, as well as risks. Wealthier emerging markets, such as the Gulf states, that...
Articles & Analysis | Mexico's industry growth is maintained in face of challenges from The Report: Mexico 2018
Performance in Mexican industry is heavily dependent on the particular segment in question and its current economic position. The automotive and aeronautics manufacturing sectors, concentrated mostly in the Bajío region of Mexico in the states of Querétaro and Guanajuato, are driving demand for inputs like light-weight polymers, while strong...