Tuesday, 14 February 2017
JOHANNESBURG Feb 10 (Reuters) - South Africa's main renewable energy industry body said on Friday it was confident the country's renewable power programme would soon be back up to speed, after President Jacob Zuma showed support for the sector in his state of the nation speech.
Thursday, 09 February 2017
A report by the prestigious global accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCooper (PWC) predicts continued economic growth for Viet Nam until 2050 period, with annual GDP increase of on average 5.1 per cent, making it one the world’s most rapidly progressing countries.
Tuesday, 07 February 2017
The Mozambican Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed in Maputo on Monday a contract-programme to implement a Project to Improve the Model of Professional Training in Mozambique.
Thursday, 02 February 2017
Vietnam stock analysts say the benchmark index will jump to a 10-year high this year as a strengthening economy, sales of stakes in state-owned enterprises and growing company listings continue to lure investors to one of Asia’s hottest markets.
Wednesday, 01 February 2017
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will grant the Mozambican government US$25 million this year to support small farmers in the country in an initiative designed to reaffirm IFAD’s support for more than 2.1 million rural families in Mozambique.
Friday, 27 January 2017
With the US withdrawing from the TPP, Vietnam will continue its reform efforts and fulfill commitments under existing and upcoming FTAs, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said. Vietnam considers its engagement in the TPP and free trade agreements (FTAs) as part of implementing its policy of active economic integration in an extensive and inclusive manner, according to spokesman Le Hai Binh for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Thursday, 26 January 2017
SA’s economy will get a boost from perkier commodity prices, a benign inflation outlook, and better rains for the agriculture sector this year, a Reuters poll found on Thursday. The 27 economists in the poll suggested growth in SA would accelerate to 1.1% this year and 1.6% next year. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) estimated GDP expanded 0.4% last year.
Thursday, 19 January 2017
Sales increase 24% in 2016 to their highest level in two decades.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Johannesburg - It is expected that the South African economy will improve this year.
Evidence already exists that the economy is in a cyclical upturn, since the second quarter of 2016. The baseline scenario for the economy indicates that economic growth will be more than triple the expected growth rate of 0.4 percent for last year.
Friday, 16 December 2016
On Friday 9th December of 2016, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved USD 71.8M grant and USD 3.1M loan to the Government of Mozambique for the construction of an asphalted 70km road section in Northern Mozambique, to improve connectivity with Tanzania.
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Surender Singh, founder and co-chief executive officer of Nexif Energy, a Southeast Asian independent power producer, stated that hydro-electric power is one of the most economical sources of electrical energy in Vietnam after it recently announced a plan to increase stakes in the Coc San Hydropower project, which is Vietnam’s first foreign investment hydropower plant below 30 megawatts (MW).
Monday, 12 December 2016
The Mozambican government’s Economic and Social Plan for 2017, introduced by Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario in the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Wednesday envisages annual economic growth of 5.5 per cent.
Thursday, 08 December 2016
Vietnam advanced 14 places in the Enabling Trade Index of the World Economic Forum, now ranking 73rd out of 136 economies, according to the Global Enabling Trade Report released on November 30.
Thursday, 01 December 2016
Testimonial about the International Business Research project in which two members of the Advisory Board, and also previous clients, give their opinion: Nienke Peters (AkzoNobel) and Maarten Rijkens (Previous Heineken).
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
The US Embassy in Pretoria has partnered with the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, the CSIR and Connect4Climate to further promote awareness around renewables.