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  • Lourenço Sambo

    Director General, the Investment Promotion Centre (CPI) (MOZAMBIQUE)

    "Mozambique is proud of being ranked among the most strategic locations in Africa."

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  • Ernesto Córdova

    General Manager, Fenix Power (PERU)

    "Our political scene has been highly encouraging overall."

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  • Yudy Uribe Berrio

    General Manager, Free Zone Tayrona (COLOMBIA)

    "The companies we are keen on should primarily be oriented toward exporting."

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  • Juan Pablo Sotomayor

    General Manager, Imptek (ECUADOR)

    "At the moment, the chief investment has concerned our new plant."

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  • Pablo Peñaloza

    CEO, GE Capital Mexico (MEXICO)

    "We are not bankers, but builders who partner with companies by understanding their challenges."

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  • HE Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

    Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Developm, Abu Dhabi (UAE, ABU DHABI)

    "To embrace sports is to embrace life."

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  • Dr. Joseph G. Jabbra

    President, the Lebanese American University (LAU) (LEBANON)

    "We take R&D very seriously."

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  • Jamal Al Kishi

    CEO, Deutsche Securities Saudi Arabia (DSSA) (SAUDI ARABIA)

    "I believe our aspiration is well beyond accolades."

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  • Mukhit Azirbayev

    Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Global Building Contract (GBC) (KAZAKHSTAN)

    "We apply our financial background in several ways."

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  • M.R. Pridiyathorn Devakula

    Deputy Prime Minister, The Kingdom of Thailand (UAE, ABU DHABI)

    "The UAE is not only our primary trade partner in the Middle East, but was our fifth largest trading partner worldwide in 2013."

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YEAR IN REVIEW

Dominican Republic 2015

On The Right Path

There is no doubt that a decade of political stability has provided the fertile economic environment for sustainable growth and national development.

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Oman 2015

SME, Myself, & Oman

Growth remains robust in Oman, with high government spending and a number of megaprojects keeping spirits high over 2014.

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Nigeria 2015

Heavy Hitter

The “super eagle” economy of Africa is beginning to spread its wings, and enhanced attention to energy and transport could see economic growth approach double-digit figures in the medium term.

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Tanzania 2015

The Golden Ticket?

Inflation has dropped dramatically over the past year, but a widening current account deficit continues to underline external vulnerability. The discovery of significant gas reserves, however, could be a much-needed shot in the arm.

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Lebanon 2014

Resilient, as always

Lebanon has succeeded in finding opportunities in a region in strife, with hope that the new government will inject fresh confidence into the market and investors.

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Zambia 2014

In Safe Hands

The Bank of Zambia did battle with inflation in 1H2014, while GDP growth looks set to speed up again over the full year following a poor harvest in 2013.

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Ecuador 2014

¡Viva La Revolución!

In a transformed political environment, Ecuador’s economy is thriving, though major potential remains to be exploited efficiently.

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Panama 2014

A Man, A Plan, A Canal

While the widening of the Panama Canal, set for completion in 2015, will be a significant boon for the country, Panama is far from a one-trick pony.

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Mexico 2014

Eagle Alights

Democratic, social, and institutional reform was the theme of 2013, taking place against a backdrop of slow but steady GDP growth.

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UAE, Dubai 2014

Can Do Will

Dubai posted another solid GDP growth figure in 2013, with the successful World Expo 2020 bid being the icing on the cake.

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Saudi Arabia 2014

A Giant Stirs

Robust non-oil growth, coupled with keen labor reforms, ensured solid growth over 2014, and lays a solid foundation for the future.

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Colombia 2014

One of These Days

Crude oil production was intensified to over 1 million bopd in 2013, though unstable prices on the global market reinforced the need for a diversified economy and a reduced reliance on the country’s massive resource reserves.

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Dominican Republic 2014

Warming Up

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Kazakhstan 2014

Consumed by Growth

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UAE, Abu Dhabi 2014

New Economic Foundations

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Turkey 2014

Virtuous Cycle

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Azerbaijan 2014

More Good News

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Mozambique 2014

Abundance Uncovered

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Qatar 2014

Treading the Boards

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