CEO, Alghanim Industries
"We are planning to expand strategically in the years ahead."
Chairman, Dangote Group
"Despite the challenges, now is a great time to invest in Nigeria."
Aldo R. Defilippi
Executive Director & CEO, AmCham Peru
"The main challenge is to learn the country, the culture, and the availability of good or services."
Luis Alfonso Diaz
General Manager, La Santé
"La Santé has five manufacturing facilities, four here in Bogotá and one in Caracas."
Minister of Energy, Thailand
"In terms of LNG, we mainly import from Qatar."
Bauyrzhan K. Baibek
Mayor, Almaty City
"The city accounts for 20% of the country's total GDP."
Managing Director, Odebrecht Infrastructure
"In my understanding, the costs related to logistics are one of the main challenges."
Prime Minister, Estonia
"The signing of an MoU on ICT and smart city collaboration is a major step forward for relations between Dubai and Estonia."
Wide Open Spaces
Zambia's economy is exposed to China, and commodity exports are limp; however, a new focus on smaller sectors is slowly changing the national production matrix.
Focus: IMF Deal
In early 2015, the IMF committed $918 million to Ghana, a loan that is set to back growth and the government's jobs plan.
Focus: Mozambique declared free of landmines
Mozambique, once considered one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, has been declared free of landmines.
Focus: Renewable Energy
The Next Generation
Thailand's energy generation matrix has successfully kept up with demand, but has become reliant on imported natural gas. Renewables may be the answer.
Focus: The Altay Main Battle Tank
The Altay Main Battle Tank is a result of Turkey's push to develop indigenous defense solutions, and puts the country's military in the big leagues.
Business As Usual
The imminent completion of the country's largest infrastructure investment in a century will drive growth moving forward, as Panama strives to reinforce its financial sector.
HEALTH & EDUCATION
Reform in the social security system has increased coverage across the population; however, it has also created a deficit in funding that needs to be address before it spirals out of control.
The Road Ahead
TBY talks to HE Dr. Alain Hakim, Minister of Economy and Trade, on projected growth, the balance of trade, and the role of PPPs.
From semi-tropical coastal forests to high-altitude rugged sierras, Peru's varied ecological niches have been a prime ground for a diverse agricultural cultivation for thousands of years.
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