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Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello begins visit to Tanzania, South Africa, and Mozambique
DUBLIN, Ireland, March 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello T.D., today (Sunday) begins an official visit to Tanzania, South Africa and Mozambique to see at first hand the impact of Ireland’s development programme and explore ways that Ireland can assist African partners to grow their economies and exit from aid dependency.
Before January 2011 there were fourteen banks operating in the country, with less than 25% of a bankable population. When the capital requirement was augmented on grounds: that banks are better equipped to withstand period of economic and financial stress and therefore support economic growth; help maintain market confidence in the solvency of the banking system; and impose market discipline and provide a large cushion to protect taxpayers from the quagmire of a bailout process, unexpected capital flight gripped Oceanic bank.