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    Economic News Updates

    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | L’Algérie accroît ses objectifs en matière d’énergie renouvelable

31 Aug 2015
Algeria renewables

Détentrice de la seconde plus grande réserve de gaz d'Afrique et de la troisième plus grande réserve de pétrole du continent, l'Algérie a récemment revu à la hausse ses objectifs d’ici à 2030 en terme d’énergies renouvelables, encourageant une plus grande diversification de la consommation intérieure.

Economic Update | Oman to put final links in logistics chain

31 Aug 2015
Oman logistics

Increased investments and a targeted approach to joining up Oman’s logistics chain will boost the sultanate’s capacity to move its domestic and export cargoes, as well as strengthen its credentials as a major freight trans-shipment hub.   

Economic Update | Myanmar’s construction sector looks to fill order books

31 Aug 2015
Myanmar construction

A planned expansion in Myanmar’s business capital, Yangon, will nearly double the city’s residential capacity, helping to support its property market. 

Economic Update | Kuwait’s banks maintain strong momentum

31 Aug 2015
Kuwait bank

With growth in the Kuwaiti banking sector hitting double-digit figures in 2014 − reaching its highest rate in the last seven years – momentum is set to continue this year, despite uncertainty surrounding the broader economy. 

Economic Update | Mongolia moves towards smarter, healthier ICT use

31 Aug 2015
Mongolia ICT

Backed by international support, Mongolia is rolling out advanced ICT programmes to support the provision of government services, improving accountability and access to data. 

Economic Update | Brunei Darussalam’s industrial island becomes a reality

28 Aug 2015
Brunei petrochem

Expectations are high for Brunei Darussalam’s downstream energy sector, as Pulau Muara Besar (PMB) island prepares to welcome the country’s first oil refinery and aromatics cracker complex, highlighting the Sultanate’s growing potential as a destination for value-added processing.