Abu Dhabi is home to the world’s sixth-largest proven oil reserves and is working to achieve self-sufficiency in natural gas. It has been successfully pursuing diversification, particularly in terms of manufacturing, banking and ICT. While the global Covid-19 pandemic and decline in international oil prices poses challenges for the emirate, the fundamentals underpinning its economy remain strong.
With one of the biggest consumer markets in the region and robust fundamentals, Egypt is well placed to attract international investment and emerge from this difficult period in a strong position. Although the Covid-19 pandemic has caused considerable disruption, the government’s ongoing reform efforts have helped to mitigate the worst effects of the crisis.
Interviews & Viewpoints | Teguh Maramis, Senior Partner, Lubis Santosa & Maramis: Viewpoint from The Report: Indonesia 2020
The current government’s vision is clear: to develop our human resources skills to meet demand from various business sectors, and continue the development of infrastructure that has won praise both locally and internationally. The government insists that the only way to bring Indonesia into the top-five global economies by 2045 is by improving...
Articles & Analysis | Expanding e-governance and e-commerce in Indonesia from The Report: Indonesia 2020
Indonesia’s ranking on the ease of doing business index in the World Bank’s “Doing Business 2020” report remained at 73rd of 190 countries, the same position as one year prior. The introduction of various regulations and policies that were designed to be friendly to investors apparently have not succeeded in boosting Indonesia’s ranking to...
Indonesia is the world’s 16th-largest economy and presents an enticing opportunity for investors, with ongoing reform efforts and attractive demographics. Meanwhile, a booming start-up ecosystem signals the country’s rising consumer power and regional influence. While headwinds are expected to follow Covid-19, Indonesia’s strong foundations will help maintain momentum in the medium to long term.