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Frontier Markets: Old Acquaintances, New Opportunities

September 13, 2013 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Frontier Markets, Editor’s Choice, Top Investment Destinations, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Tomás Guerrero The emergence of frontier markets is consolidating South-South relations and speeding up the global economic rebalance. Below, Tomás Guerrero describes how, to ensure long-term growth, driven by the combination of abundant natural resources and low labor costs, this set of countries have begun to put in place mechanisms to solve the

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Entry Strategies for Middle Eastern Markets

July 13, 2013 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Frontier Markets, Editor’s Choice, Middle East & Africa, Top Investment Destinations, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Tim Rogmans Despite political turbulence, Middle Eastern markets provide great opportunities for international investors. The region’s advantages include its location at the crossroads of three continents, vast energy reserves and rapidly growing

EY’s 2013 Africa Attractiveness Survey: Getting Down to Business

July 13, 2013 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Frontier Markets, Global Giants, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Michael Lalor Africa’s rise over the past decade has been very real, and the evidence of the continent’s clear progress is irrefutable; however, there are significant challenges ahead. Below, Michael Lalor from Ernst & Young outlines the critical

Oil For Food: Big Business in The Middle East

January 14, 2013 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Frontier Markets, Middle East & AfricaComments (0)

By Eckart Woertz Middle Eastern countries are highly dependent on food imports. They have reacted to the global food crisis of 2008 with various measures to guarantee food security. The main concern of the oil rich Gulf countries is not so much high food

Will China Inevitably Develop Powerful Global Brands? Three Possible Scenarios

May 26, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Frontier Markets, Global Giants, China, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Howard Yu Given China’s rapid economic development, what sort of global impact will Chinese brands have? This article identifies three scenarios, depending mainly on which sector is being discussed, and offers comparisons with other emerging Asian

The China Model: a Civilizational-State Perspective

March 3, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Frontier Markets, Capitalism in the 21st Century, World Politics, Global Giants, China, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Zhang Weiwei China’s dramatic rise should be understood in the context of China as a civilizational state, i.e. an amalgam of the world’s oldest continuous civilization and a huge modern state which is a product of hundreds of states amalgamated into

Corruption in India

March 3, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Frontier Markets, World Politics, IndiaComments (0)

By Bibek Debroy and Laveesh Bhandari Corruption is most often defined as public corruption, corruption committed by public servants, sometimes also referred to as bureaucratic corruption. Most discussions of corruption in the economic literature also define

Reshaping Tomorrow: What will India look like in 2025?

March 3, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Frontier Markets, Global Giants, India, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Ejaz Ghani What will India and the rest of South Asia look like in 2025? The optimistic view is that India will achieve double-digit growth rates. The pessimistic view is that growth will be derailed by structural and transformational challenges. Which of

ExecuJet Aviation Group meeting the development demands in Africa

March 3, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Frontier Markets, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Global Giants, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By ExecuJet Aviation Group Operating in an environment in which Africa is still recovering from the global recession, ExecuJet have a crucial role to play in ensuring business is picking up as efficiently as possible. You might also like: 2018 Global M&A: A

African Lions in the Making

March 3, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Frontier Markets, Global Giants, Middle East & Africa, Top Investment Destinations, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Nicolas Depetris Chauvin Growth without structural transformation has proved to be unsustainable. Africa needs to diversify their economies if they want to become authentic economic lions. You might also like: Decrypting The Aspiring Indian Low-Income