• 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 | The Philippines moves forward on mass transit upgrades

12 Nov 2014
Philippines transport

Urban transportation networks in the Philippines will benefit from millions of dollars in investment, following the announcement that Cebu City will be home to a new bus rapid transit (BRT) system. The network is expected to alleviate metro congestion and offer opportunities for private contractors and service providers. 

Economic Update | Steady growth for Bahrain’s economy

10 Nov 2014
Bahrain economy

A solid performance from the non-oil sector and increased state spending are forecast to drive economic growth in Bahrain above both regional and global averages this year, though falling oil prices and rising debt levels could impact expansion in 2015. 

Economic Update | Réforme de l’enseignement professionnel au Gabon

10 Nov 2014
Gabon education

Les autorités nationales ont annoncé au cours des derniers mois toute une série de partenariats qui promettent d’étendre l’offre de programmes de formation professionnelle au Gabon et de renforcer l’enseignement supérieur tandis que la négociation collective menée par le syndicat des enseignants s’éternise.

Economic Update | Mongolia's dairy sector offers opportunity

6 Nov 2014
Mongolia agriculture

Strong demand at home and abroad could prompt higher investment in Mongolia’s dairy industry as the country strives to return to self-sufficiency in milk, as well as capitalise on export potential in the region. 

Economic Update | Qatarisation and Capacity

5 Nov 2014

As one of the principle pillars of Qatar’s non-oil and gas economy – and a leading light in the country’s private sector – the financial services industry has recently been a particular focal point in moves to strengthen the drive to Qatarisation.

Economic Update | Dubai targets public transport expansion

5 Nov 2014
Dubai transport

Expanding public transport has become a priority for Dubai as it looks to accommodate both a rapidly rising population and the millions of visitors expected to attend World Expo 2020.