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Dominican Republic (Country report) (Engelstalig)

After having avoided dipping into recession in 2009 on the back of countercyclical fiscal and monetary stimulus made possible by an IMF stand-by agreement, the Dominican Republic’s economic recovery outpaced most of its neighbours in 2010. I

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Chile (Country Report) (Engelstalig)

Chile remains a country characterized by good macroeconomic policies and high quality institutions. The country was hit by a heavy earthquake in early 2010, but the impact of this event on country risk has been fairly limited.

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Geen woorden maar daden

Eerst de feiten. Op basis van de zogenaamde ‘kennis en innovatiefoto’ die een tijdje terug uitkwam, is duidelijk dat Nederland op steeds meer punten achter loopt in vergelijking met de toplanden.

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Jordan (Country report) (Engelstalig)

Jordan was confronted with some spill-over from the Tunisian democratic revolution, there is strong support among the people for the King. The King is relatively modern, but the country ranks low on the “Democracy Index”

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Nigeria (Country report) (Engelstalig)

In spite of a growing non-oil economy, Nigeria’s economic development is still very much dependent on developments in the oil sector. Since oil revenues account for 89% of total exports, the economy is extremely vulnerable to oil price shocks

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Fiji (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The military coup in 2006 marked a continuation of Fiji’s tumultuous political history. Coup leader Bainimarama has remained in charge since, at the cost of democracy. The coup and subsequent repression has isolated Fiji internationally

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Brunei (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The prosperous country of Brunei derives its wealth from an abundance of oil and gas resources. The economy contracted 1.8% yoy in 2009 and is estimated to have grown over 1% in 2010, on the back of higher global commodity prices