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Economics North America

How can US businesses and investors track improvement of the business climate in Cuba?

The tightening of US policy toward Cuba limits business opportunities, but falls well short of a reversal of the historic opening with Cuba in 2015.

Brexit North America

UK needs to move fast to secure trade with the U.S

After Brexit, the UK must move quickly to secure both trade in good and services with the U.S. Are bilateral or multilateral agreements the solution?

Economics Latin America

Can Mexico reclaim its title as Latin America’s economic powerhouse?

With Mexico outperforming Latin America’s other major economies, the continent’s second-largest economy looks set to take a leading role once again. Latin America has seen brighter days. The latest figures released

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

The future of oil production in Iraq

Despite security and financial troubles, Iraq’s crude oil production has grown substantially over the last five years. Moving into 2016, what challenges remain for Iraq’s oil sector? Since 2010, Iraq

Economics Europe

Kosovo signs on the dotted line – now what?

Kosovo gets closer to EU integration by signing the landmark Stabilisation and Association Agreement, but what does that mean for regional relations and the overall health of the Kosovan economy?

Asia Pacific Economics

Thailand and the TPP: Exports at Risk

What will the recently-struck TPP agreement mean for Thailand? With a final agreement on the Trans Pacific Partnership reached and ratification at the national level pending, concerns over lost competitiveness

Economics Europe

What does the TPP mean for Europe?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been called the ‘biggest trade agreement in history’ and is a big step for the participating member states – but how will it affect Europe? On

Europe Natural resources and energy

Despite sanctions, Russia remains global energy player

Sanctions may have damaged the Russian energy sector, but Russian energy diplomacy is still scoring goals and helping Russia to retain its global power status. By seeking out alternative markets

Asia Pacific Economics

Economics defuses China-Vietnam tensions

Vietnam relies on China for trade and a positive relationship with China is crucial for its foreign investment, China also desire to maintain a positive relationship with Vietnam as part

Natural resources and energy Sub-Saharan Africa

Short on energy, South Africa works in the dark

The South African public electricity utility Eskom is in a perceived crisis, threatening to constrain the local economy. Strong financial indicators from recent months, however, show the South African economy continues