• Economic News Updates

    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 | Saudi Arabia powering up

18 Nov 2014
Saudi solar

The first wave of state-backed solar power stations in Saudi were recently unveiled as part of a much larger commitment to diversify the Kingdom’s electricity generation capacity. 

Economic Update | Colombia se acerca lentamente a sus objetivos turísticos

18 Nov 2014
Colombia tourism

La mejora de la seguridad, una economía boyante y las grandes campañas de promoción están impulsando el crecimiento del turismo en Colombia, llevando a la industria por buen camino para alcanzar sus objetivos para el cierre de año de 4 millones de turistas y 4 000 millones de dólares de ganancias.

Economic Update | Cocoa price hike to boost Ghana output

17 Nov 2014
Ghana cocoa

Cocoa production in Ghana is expected to receive a fillip in the current crop season with a substantial price hike for farmers and a new funding deal likely to encourage growth at a time when the global climate for cocoa remains uncertain and Ghana's output has dropped.

Economic Update | Panamá evalúa su gasto en infraestructura

17 Nov 2014
Panama Canal

Un esfuerzo nacional para impulsar el transporte y la capacidad logística de Panamá mantendrá el gasto en infraestructura por encima de la media regional, a pesar de que los desafíos de la economía nacional podrían frenar el ritmo del desarrollo de nuevos proyectos. 

Economic Update | Kuwait targets subsidy reforms

17 Nov 2014
Kuwait oil

Plummeting oil prices have brought renewed calls for Kuwait to deepen its focus on diversifying its economy and reducing hydrocarbon dependency. 

Economic Update | Encouraging signs for Egypt’s economy

17 Nov 2014
Egypt stock exchange

After years of uncertainty and turbulence, Egypt’s economy is beginning to show some signs of recovery, with a marked rise in business confidence helping to strengthen indicators in both capital markets and the broader economy.