• Media & Advertising

    OBG gives an overview of the media and advertising landscape, providing, inter alia, statistics on the number of media outlets and their readership or viewer figures, a review of government licensing and regulation and a summary of trends in advertising expenditures.
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After facing headwinds such as depressed international energy prices, and rising debt and fiscal imbalances, Trinidad and Tobago’s economic recession appears to be turning a corner, with GDP growth projected to climb to 0.3% in 2017 and 3.4% in 2018. As one of the largest and most diversified economies in the English-speaking Caribbean, the country is beginning to benefit from the new administration’s process of fiscal adjustment and economic diversification, spurred on by an ambitious public works pipeline.

Over the last two decades Peru has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. Remarkably resilient to global headwinds, positive GDP growth has continued despite the end of the commodities boom. Yet the growth rate has slowed and the initial impetus of a first wave of structural reforms has faded. The question now is whether the current administration can address problems, implement further reforms and re-accelerate the economy.

 

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The media sector in Abu Dhabi looks set for continued growth as ongoing efforts to attract major international companies to twofour54, the emirate’s dedicated media free zone, continue to bear fruit. Expansion efforts are underpinned by the rollout of the physical infrastructure required to support the sustainable growth of the sector, as well...

Chapter | Media from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2017

The media sector in Abu Dhabi looks set for continued growth as ongoing efforts to attract major international companies to twofour54, the emirate’s dedicated media free zone, continue to bear fruit. Expansion efforts are underpinned by the rollout of the physical infrastructure required to support the sustainable growth of the sector, as well as the numerous initiatives in place to foster the...

While reduced oil prices are undoubtedly a concern for the emirate’s authorities, economic diversification efforts of recent years mean Abu Dhabi is well placed to weather a prolonged period of subdued prices. Vision 2030 meanwhile contains a raft of goals that will further reduce the emirate’s reliance on hydrocarbons, and continue to foster the emergence of a more sustainable and knowledge-based economy in the years ahead.