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China redefines its role in Africa

China redefines its role in Africa

For more than a decade, China’s involvement in Africa has brought financial gain to both regions. But how will this relationship develop as China looks to shift away from being an export-led economy?

Newcastle eyes oil riches

Newcastle eyes oil riches

A network of businesses is springing up in Newcastle and the north-east of England, catering to the demands of the offshore oil and gas industry. But can the region overcome perceived supply chain shortcomings while addressing a dearth of skilled labour? 

Angola's economic ascent gets a new burst of energy

Angola's economic ascent gets a new burst of energy

Thanks to its oil reserves, Angola has gone from an economic basket case to sub-Saharan Africa’s third biggest economy in just 10 years. Production is expected to continue rise steadily until 2020 when, if the most optimistic predictions about the country’s pre-salt reserves prove accurate, its output could skyrocket.

Sharjah looks to build on its success

Sharjah looks to build on its success

Economic free zones, political stability and diversification have fuelled development and growth in Sharjah – the emirate now accounts for one-third of the UAE's manufacturing sector – but its government has further plans to maximise its appeal to international investors. 

Ecuador keeps faith in Correa

The re-election of Rafael Correa as Ecuador's president should be viewed as a sign of political and economic stability, according to the country's investment authorities.

North America and China trade insults

North America and China trade insults

As animosity between North America and China grows, North America is being increasingly protectionist in its FDI policies, which Chinese investors are rebuffing with claims that they lack clarity and transparency.

Angola revives Eurobond plans

Following a period of strong economic growth, Angola has announced plans to launch its debut Eurobond.

Strong flows in MENA's oil and gas industry: Ernst & Young

The Middle East and north African oil and gas sector experienced a surge in transactions in 2012, according to Ernst & Young, and can expect further growth in 2013.

India's tax problems continue

India's tax policies have come under scrutiny once again, as multinational corporations have hit out at the tax demands being made by the country.

Gabon energy minister stands defiant on oil future

Gabon energy minister stands defiant on oil future

Gabon's energy minister Etienne Ngoubou says the country's economy is thriving thanks to its oil reserves, but how long will these reserves last?

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