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Asian growth will moderate in the coming months as global uncertainty casts a shadow over Asian economies with deterioration in business and consumer sentiments and a negative reaction in financial markets. Asian countries need to be vigilant of macroeconomic management.
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Based on historical databases on SWFs’ transactions, this paper shows that SWFs can facilitate up to 50% of the investment needs in infrastructure in Africa over the next decade. However, there are specific barriers to SWF investments, both in the short and longer term.
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How weak is stabilization from the Personal Income Tax in Latin America? An analysis based on household surveys
Angel Melguizo participated at the 2nd Meeting of the Inter American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) Network of Tax Studies, held in Bogota on 13-15 September 2011, co-organised with the Colombian Tax Administration (DIAN) and GIZ (German federal enterprise on sustainable development). Participants from 15 Latin American Tax Administrations and experts from ECLAC, IDB and IMF debated on the possibilities of reforming the Personal
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With the recent boost of emerging economies in African economic relations, a new philosophy of development co-operation is gaining momentum. Challenges for African governments are to define a clear strategy, to ensure maintenance and to enhance their bargaining position.
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The Southeast Asian Economic Outlook 2011 (SAEO 2011) Seminar took place on 13 July 2011.
The Development Centre releases the African Economic Outlook 2011: Africa and its Emerging Partners / Expansion of development indicators on Wikiprogress.Stat / Latest Asian Business Cycle Indicators / Development Centre stands out, delivering Latin American Economic Outlook in Mexico and Peru
Social cohesion is the topic of the upcoming edition of the Perspectives on Global Development report which every year, identifies analyses and provides workable policy solutions for a pressing global development challenge.
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ASEAN countries should play a more active role in the international standard-setting process for carbon labelling, and develop a consolidated approach that is part of ASEAN countries' environmental sustainability plans.
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ASEAN economies show resilience in growth in the second quarter of 2011 according to the latest Asian Business Cycle Indicators (ABCIs). Malaysia and Thailand show upward movement in business cycles. Some signs of slowing appeared in China and India.