Turkey is unlikely to meet the economic and export targets set by its government in 2009, say speakers at a conference in Istanbul.
Meeting the ‘Exports Strategy for 2023’ would see the country grow its exports volume to US$500bn a year, while becoming one of the world’s top 10 economies. It would also see the country’s historically high trade deficit reversed, returning an export to import ratio of 80 to 20.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (Miga) has signed important legal agreements with the South Sudanese government enabling it to insure foreign direct investment in the country.
The Business Council for Africa (BCA) is collaborating with KPMG to establish the African Bankers Forum.
UD Group has consolidated UIL Singapore, UIL Hong Kong and UIL Dubai under UD Trading Group Holding and appointed Thomas McMahon as MD/CEO.
Jessica Kenworthy, a senior trade finance lawyer at Reed Smith, has relocated from London to Singapore.
Market conditions remained tough in 2013, but the year produced some very interesting deals. GTR has chosen the 15 best - congratulations to the winners.
The headline figures on the Irish economy are positive. But there’s a fear that everything – exports included – is moving at two speeds. Finbarr Bermingham reports.
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