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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa
Cost competitiveness vital to expand in developing markets
4th Annual Summit on Mobile Payments & Banking Greater Mekong/ Emerging Markets will be taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 12-13 June 2013.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Gambia’s newly introduced Tax collection system — the Value Added Tax (VAT)- is killing the country’s ailing economy and businesses. “The outlook for the economy is generally favorable for 2013, but there are risks. Real GDP growth is expected to accelerate, if the recovery in crop production is sustained.
“I think energy efficiency and management in the short to long term is the way to go and this conference’s emphasis on ways to improve these is impressive.”
In a move that is angering Diaspora Gambians and their families back home, The Gambia government on Thursday announced the banning of all local and long distance Skype and Viber free calls in The Gambia–citing what it calls “the major financial loss that government is accruing due to Skype and Viber free calls,” the Freedomnewspaper reports.
English Language Mandates Help Drive High Growth Rate in Africa According to Ambient Insight
PRAIA, Cape Verde, April 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – On March 8, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Cape Verde.1