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  • Mohamed J. Jaidah

    Group Executive Director, Jaidah Group (QATAR)

    "We have a very exciting future ahead of us."

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  • Eva Walder

    Director-General for Trade, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden (UAE, ABU DHABI)

    "Despite instability in parts of the Middle East over the past few years, the UAE stands out as being stable."

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  • Claire Mateus Zimba

    General Director, IPEME (MOZAMBIQUE)

    "SMEs are a rapidly emerging sector, and these companies are the primary employers in Mozambique."

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  • Gbenga Kuye

    Managing Director, the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NIGERIA)

    "My strategy is based on facts, not on hope."

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  • Ninoska Francina Marte de Tiburcio


    "Our rating was upgraded from BBB- to BBB."

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  • Shigeo Katsu

    President, Nazarbayev University (KAZAKHSTAN)

    "We started off establishing ourselves by entering into strategic partnerships with top-class international universities."

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  • Mike Douglas

    President & CEO, SKA Group (UAE, DUBAI)

    "We operate in high-risk environments because we feel that a lot of those environments have the biggest opportunities."

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  • HE Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf

    Minister of Finance, Saudi Arabia (SAUDI ARABIA)

    "Government spending has supported growth in the non-oil economy."

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  • Felix Valentine

    Managing Director, Energia Limited (NIGERIA)

    "The Nigerian oil and gas industry will drive the economy in terms of the opportunities we can create."

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  • Francisco Elizondo

    Latin America Area Manager, SICIM Colombia (COLOMBIA)

    "Colombia is self sufficient in gas production but is not in a position, in my opinion, to export gas."

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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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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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Tanzania 2014

Natural Bounty

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Oman 2014

To Diversification & Beyond

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