• 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 | Malaysia’s tourism industry taxis towards recovery

28 Jul 2015
Malaysia tourism

Higher tourist spending and longer holiday stays are supporting Malaysia’s efforts to reignite its tourism industry, bolstered by a more favourable exchange rate.

Economic Update | Competition heating up in Jordan for 4G services

28 Jul 2015
Jordan ICT

With a 4G licence recently awarded in Jordan and mobile operators rapidly rolling out new networks and services, increased competition is likely to boost connection and download speeds for consumers over the coming years. 

Economic Update | Mongolia awaits economic rebound in 2016

27 Jul 2015
Mongolia economy

The current drive in Mongolia to promote growth and foreign investment appears likely to yield results, as a key breakthrough in a long-running dispute over the expansion of a mine will help act as a stimulus for a 10-year, $1bn sovereign issue in the coming months.

Economic Update | Myanmar has difficulty dampening dollar demand

27 Jul 2015
Myanmar economy

Recent attempts by the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) to reduce the use of dollars triggered an unexpected backlash in the form of dollar hoarding and black market trading, providing a timely reminder that managing the currency demands of a newly-opened economy is something of a learning curve.

Economic Update | El mercado cervecero mexicano ve el vaso medio lleno

27 Jul 2015
Mexico beer

Aunque el tequila es por lejos el licor más conocido de México, las cifras muestran que la cerveza contribuye más a la balanza comercial del país.

Economic Update | Nouveau buzz dans le secteur des télécommunications en Tunisie à la veille du lancement de la 4G

27 Jul 2015
Tunisia ICT

Le lancement des services 4G devrait renforcer les revenus dans le secteur des télécommunications en Tunisie tout en encourageant davantage le partage des infrastructures entre les opérateurs.