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.
Thursday, 24 November 2016
Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City is looking for investment in infrastructure, transport, wastewater treatment and flood prevention.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Recently, the province of Friesland has started to promote international business and has created a subsidy. On the first of november of 2016 the Executive Council of the province has executed their international investment programme via the international business subsidy plan Friesland 2016-2020.
Thursday, 17 November 2016
The government of the Netherlands will provide 13.5 million euros to two water supply projects in Mozambique, under two agreements signed Tuesday in Maputo, Mozambican news agency AIM reported.
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Vietnam is likely to see increasing investment from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and other neighbouring countries in the next five years, according to a survey conducted by United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB).
Thursday, 10 November 2016
The government is making concerted efforts to improve its international ranking in terms of the ease of doing business in the country, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Thursday.
Tuesday, 08 November 2016
Indonesia and Vietnam are looking to join Thailand in blazing a trail for solar power in Southeast Asia, introducing targets to fire up green energy generation as a landmark global agreement to curb pollution is set to take effect.
Countries around the world are coming under increasing pressure to crack down on carbon emissions from sectors such as coal-fired power stations, with the historic Paris climate accord coming into force this Friday after it was signed last year.