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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 | Nuevo aeropuerto internacional de México cuadruplicará su capacidad

27 Aug 2015
Mexico infrastructure

Un proyecto de 169 mil millones de pesos mexicanos (USD 10,4 mil millones) para construir un nuevo aeropuerto internacional en Ciudad de México está a punto de despegar, después de que el gobierno anunciara que espera avances en el segundo semestre de este año. 

Economic Update | L'industrie automobile marocaine passe à la vitesse supérieure

27 Aug 2015
morocco auto

PSA Peugeot Citroën a annoncé en juin dernier son intention d'ouvrir une nouvelle usine automobile à Kénitra, insufflant ainsi un nouvel élan à l'industrie marocaine et renforçant la position du pays en tant que plaque tournante de la fabrication automobile.

Economic Update | Egypt looks for long-term payoff on the New Suez Canal

26 Aug 2015
Egypt canal

The expansion of Egypt’s strategically vital Suez Canal, completed in early August, could be a significant step towards solidifying its position as a logistics and trade centre, leveraging its location astride major East-West shipping routes.

Economic Update | Sri Lanka’s banks eye market-driven consolidation

26 Aug 2015
Sri Lanka banking

The coming year looks set to bring further consolidation to Sri Lanka’s financial sector, with market forces expected to drive the trend, in lieu of the government-led policy of the previous administration. 

Economic Update | Trinidad and Tobago pushes ahead with record IPO

26 Aug 2015
T&T capital markets

The government of Trinidad and Tobago launched the country’s largest-ever initial public offering (IPO) on August 10, floating 75.8m shares of Phoenix Park Gas Processors Ltd (PPGPL), one of the country’s major natural gas processing companies. 

Economic Update | Jordan lays out economic vision

26 Aug 2015
Jordan econ

The final draft of a new economic programme, targeted for the end of August, will set a new path for socio-economic development in Jordan, as part of a wider ten-year blueprint launched in May.