ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Established on May 28 1975 via the treaty of Lagos, ECOWAS is a 15-member regional group with a mandate of promoting economic integration in all fields of activity of the constituting countries. Member countries making up ECOWAS are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’ Ivoire, The Gambia,…

US Economic forecast

US Economic Forecast 2020 Economic reports for the first half of 2019 show National unemployment holding at 3.6%, near its lowest in half a century and wages are up 3.1% over last year. Real GDP rose an impressive 3.2%. The S&P and the Dow Jones are heading for record territory painting a very bright future.…

Egypt: Foreign Investments

Prior to the political crisis, Egypt was a very attractive Middle Eastern market for FDI. The dynamic growth of the Egyptian economy (around 7% before the crisis), its strategic geographical position, low labor costs, skilled workforce, unique tourist potential, substantial energy reserves, large domestic market and the success of the reforms undertaken by the authorities…