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It is high time to scrutinise the sustainability of Romania’s foreign debt, which has reached over €154bn and close to 60% of the country’s GDP.
Kenya’s sovereign bond index at the distressed 1,000 basis point spread over US treasuries enjoyed a brief reprieve from unrelenting gloom, as IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva declared it an innocent bystander in sub-Sahara default panic.
Part of the reason the NDB was set up is that the inflow of investment to the emerging world has underperformed in the last few decades and the investment needs remain enormous.
Minister seeks to reassure investors after third revolution and nationalisation of gold mine Kumtor.
Most Hungarian analysts believe that GDP will grow 0.5-1% this year, which is below the government’s 1.5% target.
Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday May 14. Any rational analysis says the Erdogan era must end. Country in days and weeks that follow the voting will not be for the faint-hearted.
Modest inflation, a record-high lek and one of the Emerging Europe region’s fastest projected growth rates.
South Africa is hosting what could turn out to be a historic meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) this August, where the leading emerging markets will invite new members to join an expanded "BRICS+" club
The dollar is becoming toxic in regular transactions, Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Pankin told reporters on April 25, 2023. EM central banks are rushing into gold to protect their sovereign reserves.
The upper limit of Uzbekistan’s national debt this year is to not exceed 60% of projected GDP, according to a decree inked by the country’s president Shavkat Mirziyoyev on April 29. According ...
Talk of peace plans is back in the news after China’s President Xi Jinping and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a “long and meaningful” telephone call on April 26. But a workable formula still seems a long way off.
World trade has been falling, but we still expect growth to return this year. We do notice large shifts in world trade as advanced economies – especially the US – are diversifying input sourcing.
Almost half the investments were directed towards export-oriented sectors, reflecting Belgrade's efforts to boost its economy through international trade, central bank said.
Amid a downgrade to the IMF’s global growth forecast, EM sovereigns should remain resilient with areas of relative growth outperformance, easing pressure on commodity importers and fiscal reform momentum.
Those who can leave to take a chance abroad, often do. Amid the cost-of-living crunch, things just don’t add up.
The International Monetary Fund upgraded its estimate of Russian economic growth in 2023, the Fund said in its report on global economic development prospects released on April 12.
There is no end in sight yet to the war in Ukraine, but governments and businesses in Central and Southeast Europe are already eyeing potential contracts when the war finally does cease and rebuilding on a massive scale can start.
Global investors are “desperate for signs” that Chinese President Xi Jinping and France’s President Emmanuel Macron can improve relations and avoid a hemispheric geopolitical clash as Macron starts a three-day visit to Beijing and Guangzhou.
Ukraine’s international reserves increased to over $32bn, Interfax Ukraine reported on April 4.
Hundreds of Russian oligarchs have been hit with sanctions and their yachts and luxury homes abroad seized by the authorities, but rather than crushing their businesses, the oligarchs added a collective $13.7bn to their wealth in three months.