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Foresight 2020 Report
Explore 'new economy' industries, ranging from electric cars and renewable energy to the digital economy and new technologies. 20 Dec

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Moody’s warns Indian GDP slowdown to hinder insurance sector
India’s slowing GDP growth could impact insurance premiums over the next few years 03 Feb
Subdued emerging market M&A activity in 2019 as African investments show need for local approach
Activity across the four major emerging regions fell year-on-year in 2019 in terms of both volume and value 23 Jan
December's top M&A deals by region
December 2019 - the top M&A deals for Emerging Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean, Middle East & Africa and Europe 23 Jan
Asian countries rely on insurance against natural disasters
Governments across Asia are looking at insurance as a measure to control damages caused by natural disasters 06 Jan

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Emerging Europe growth to stay ahead of EU average
GDP Forecasts across emerging europe and compared against the EU and Euro Area average 06 Feb
Russian c-bank orders 25 insurers to raise charter capital by end-2020
25 of 185 insurance companies in Russia do not meet the new minimum charter capital requirements 31 Jan
Brazil’s Caixa moves on with insurance unit IPO
Caixa plans to sell a minority stake and keep control over the insurance unit 30 Jan
Chinese consortium snaps up majority of the third Bosphorus bridge in USD 689mn deal
They reached a deal in December with a consortium of Chinese investors 23 Jan

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Turkey, Senegal to boost bilateral trade to USD 1bn
Goal confirmed during visit of Turkey’s President to African country 07 Feb
Malaysia’s total trade to reach MYR 2 trillion in 2020
Estimate explained with expected recovery in global economic environment 07 Feb
Bahrain, Italy boost ties in tourism sector
Deal to create new job opportunities in Middle Eastern country 04 Feb
Africa’s economic growth to reach 3.9% in 2020
AfDB’s estimate for 2021 stands at 4.1% 04 Feb

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Used luxury car sales in Russia grow 9% y/y in 2019
British Bentley emerges as brand leader with 35% of total sales 04 Feb
Peruvian agricultural exports grow 6.6% in 2019
The expansion was mainly driven by the agro-industrial shipments 03 Feb
Iran launches over 130 water, electricity projects for about USD 1.5bn
The country also boosts plans for expansion of the electricity sector 30 Jan

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Etihad Airways to sell 38 aircraft for USD 1bn
Buyers are investment firm KKR, leasing firm Altavair AirFinance 07 Feb
Dubai’s Careem to cut 5% of workforce
Other 10% of staff to be re-assigned to new roles within ride-hailing company 28 Jan
Mouawad to kick off expansion in Asia-Pacific in 2021
Jewellery maker to open stores in the region in next decade 23 Jan
S Africa’s Telkom to cut about 3,000 jobs
Move part of restructuring process 17 Jan