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The Global Armored and Counter IED Vehicles Market 2013-2023 – Market Size and Drivers: Market Profile

NEW YORK, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

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African banks look to fill gap left in trade finance as Europe pulls back

International commodity traders are turning to African banks to finance trade transactions as the global economic slowdown, Eurozone debt crisis and tougher capital requirements force international banks to pull back their lending in Africa.

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IMF Concludes 2013 Article IV and EFF Review Mission to Seychelles

VICTORIA, Mahé, March 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Carol Baker visited Victoria from February 20 – March 5, 2013 to conduct the 2013 Article IV consultation discussions and assess performance at end-December for the seventh program review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement with Seychelles.1 The mission met with Finance Minister Pierre Laporte, Central Bank Governor Caroline Abel, other senior government officials and members of parliament, as well as representatives of the private sector.

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MIGA Report Finds that Sovereign Default and Expropriation Risks Worry Investors

However, Investors Moving Forward Despite Ongoing Uncertainty

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The 10th Forex Conference & Expo Kicks off this Thursday 15 November in Dubai

 

The show will open its doors in Dubai at 10:00 am on Thursday and will cover online trading currencies, commodities, gold, oil, stocks and derivatives, at Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai, and will continue until Friday November 16, 7:00 pm.

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South African economy needs to be boosted

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey has just released a report which does not look good for economic development and hence, job creation for South Africa.

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IN CHINA, AFRICA, UNITED NATIONS WILL CONNECT THOSE WHO FACE CHALLENGES WITH THOSE WHO HAVE SOLUTIONS, SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS AT BEIJING FORUM

 

NEW YORK, July 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, in Beijing, 19 July:

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FOREX.com 3Q Outlook: Global austerity measures begin to take a toll

 

Markets get set for another period of anemic growth

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‘GREECE: AN ECONOMIC ODYSSEY’ DOCUMENTARY PRE-SCREENING IN SANDTON

 

CNBC Africa last night hosted the screening of its first feature documentary: `Greece: An Economic Odyssey’. The documentary, sponsored by Investment Solutions, was shown at the ‘Slow in the City’ Lounge in Sandton. It premieres on CNBC Africa on Monday, July 16 at 8 p.m. CAT.

The hour-long documentary delves into Greece’s history and the origins of the current economic crisis through exclusive interviews with former Prime Ministers and finance ministers of the Mediterranean country. It was produced by award-winning Greek journalist Irene Nikolopoulou and CNBC Africa Features Editor Jill de Villiers. Forbes Africa Managing Editor Chris Bishop was the narrator.

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Kenya: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Mission

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Domenico Fanizza, visited Nairobi from February 29 to March 12, 2012 to carry out the third review under the three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement approved in January 2011. The members of the mission met with Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Acting Minister for Finance Hon. Robinson N. Githae, Professor Njuguna Ndung’u, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), other senior government officials, Members of Parliament, and representatives of the private sector, civil society and development partners. The team wishes to thank the authorities for their warm hospitality and the frank and constructive discussions.

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Time to act on opportunities in Africa

China will continue to drive the global economy and support the commodity boom. Naturally, the degree to which the Chinese economy is able to do so depends on several factors.

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Volatile global markets to support higher gold price in 2012

Global market volatility and economic uncertainty will continue to boost the sustained increase in demand for gold and support higher prices.

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World Bank Sends Strong Signal of Reengagement with Niger

 

Ms. Ezekwesili (left), chats with a beneficiary of the Niger cash transfer program.

NIAMEY, February 10, 2012—Fresh out of domestic political turmoil, Niger found itself facing uncertainties related to the debt crisis in the euro zone. These worries were further compounded by fallout from the conflict in neighboring Libya, which continues to be felt in the country. To help allay these concerns, the World Bank Vice President for Africa, Obiageli Ezekwesili, traveled to Niamey in November.

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Cost living continue to rise

By Alois Xaba

Zimbabwe’s consumer watchdog -Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) says cost of living for a low income family of six increased 5.7 percent in January to $577 up from $545.35 in December.

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Saxo Bank Outlook 2012: A Year of Great Change

[01-February-2012]

DUBAI, UAE, February 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

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Sino-Sud Resources Recaps Gold Prices for 2011

China=based Sino-Sud Resources reported a year end annualized gold price increase of over ten percent in spite of a major correction earlier in the year.

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