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Economics, Policy & Regulation

Tanzania: Winshear Gold

The regime of the late Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli was a disaster for foreign investors in the country’s mining...


Mobile’s Last Barriers

Sub-Saharan Africa is already light years ahead of the rest of the world in advancing mobile banking. Now, governments are pressing for more cross-system compatibility.


Middle East: Islamic Finance Flourishes

MIDDLE EAST 2014 SUPPLEMENT By Gordon Platt Islamic finance is going mainstream, with Western countries planning to issue their first sovereign sukuk. It still constitutes only a small percentage of total global financial assets, and most activity is ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance


Mozambique’s future rests on monetizing reserves of coal, natural gas, titanium and other minerals.


World’s Best Investment Banks 2014

ANNUAL AWARDS: HIGH-OCTANE YEAR Global investment banks will face a tremendous challenge as they strive to continue running their underwriting businesses at the elevated levels they reached in 2013. Many of the largest banks on Wall Street reaped a windfall ...
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Browse additional economic indicators and data sets, selected by <em>Global Finance</em> editors, to learn more about Tanzania economic outlook, debt to GDP ratio, international trade performance and population trends.

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Zambian Growth Story

FRONTIER MARKETS REPORT<br /> Zambia’s strong and stable economic expansion is enticing firms looking to build their African presence.Among frontier markets in sub-Saharan Africa, the country stands out for its stable economy and its long record of strong growth. These factors have helped attract investors to this copper-rich, landlocked nation of 14 million people..

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Global Salon: Francisco Ferreira

SIDESTEPPING THE BOOM AND BUST By Tiziana Barghini Global Finance sat down with Francisco Ferreira, chief economist, Africa, at the World Bank, to discuss the continent’s economic outlook. The pace of growth in Africa hovered around an impressive ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

An EU In Africa?

MILESTONES By Tiziana Barghini Twenty-two years after the Maastricht Treaty—which paved the way for Europe’s economic and monetary union—was signed, five Eastern African countries have inked a similar pact for an area that is much smaller than the ...