Poverty is a major challenge that affects the South African economy and the country’s people. Despite significant reforms and government-led improvements, progress is still stagnant. The population percentage below the upper-middle income-country poverty line fell from 68 per cent to 56 per cent between 2005 and 2010.
It’s important to assess the market risk before making any investment decisions. Below, ABiQ discusses what market risk is, and 3 things that you should consider before making an investment decision.
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Africa is a land of opportunities. Africa’s population is set to increase by 25 percent over the next 10 years. Africa’s population is expected to grow from 1.340 billion in 2020 to 1.617 billion by 2030 resulting in a demand for more infrastructure. This population growth across Africa will further expand a huge market with many opportunities.
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There are a number of billion-Dollar projects set to develop in the Middle East this year and even more over the next few years. These mega projects are expected to significantly improve infrastructure and attract millions of tourists. That being said, there is incredible opportunity within the region, especially when you have the right resources and know where to look.
ABiQ outlines Oil and Gas projects across Africa for 2022. Africa’s rich inheritance of oil and gas resources is set to catalyse massive growth across the continent. Africa alone has produced approximately 8% of the total oil produced in the world. Here are some of the major ongoing and upcoming oil and gas projects in Africa.
ABiQ shares 10 business intelligence terms you should know. Like any industry, business intelligence has its own terminology. When you first come across business intelligence terminology, it may seem confusing. This is especially true if you’re unfamiliar with business intelligence terms.
The latest update of ABiQ’s country risk ranking covers the Middle East and Africa. South Africa drops to 20th position.
What are the top 5 projects in Africa? Africa is growing at a rapid pace. Much needed infrastructure and other construction projects are needed to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population. Africa has more than USD $2.4 Trillion worth of active projects.
The top 5 projects in the UAE are intriguing and inspiring projects. The UAE has a number of active mega projects covering several sectors. Over the last two decades, the UAE has led the way on mega construction projects globally. While most of those megaprojects are now complete, there are still several world-class projects in development.
Investing in the Seychelles is becoming a popular option for many investors. Seychelles is one of the most beautiful tropical island destinations in the world. The group of 115 islands is located off the east coast of Africa.
Artificial intelligence or AI refers to systems that are designed to mimic human thought processes. Artificial intelligence (AI) is based on computer algorithms and machines. These computers or machines are designed to mimic the problem solving and decision making capabilities of a human being.
The financial services landscape holds more opportunity in Africa than it does in other regions. That may seem a bold statement to make, but while all eyes are usually turned to the US, Europe and China when it comes to financial innovation, Africa is silently growing much faster in the background.
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The Etihad Rail project was launched in June 2009. The Etihad Rail project is currently around 70% complete. The Etihad Rail System is set to link the principal centres of population and industry of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
In terms of market growth, the UAE is the world's largest construction market making it one of the fastest-growing regions in the world. The UAE construction market is expected to reach a value of USD 40 billion by 2030.
The new currency weights for the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) valuation basket was determined by the IMF Executive Board
Saudi Aramco announced record results for Q1 2022 with a net income increase of 82 per cent, driven by higher volumes and pricing.
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