RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

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Country Report Ghana (Engelstalig)

Ghana sees robust economic growth on the back of the nascent oil sector, but the lack of fiscal discipline raises concerns about future debt sustainability and increasing vulnerabilities.

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Country Report Kenya (Engelstalig)

Peaceful elections in 2013 restored confidence in Kenya’s political stability to some extent and bode well for economic development, while the large twin deficits remain a matter of concern.

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Country Report Egypt (Engelstalig)

The political stalemate in Egypt pushes the downtrodden economy further into the abyss. However, Egypt is expected to muddle through until the elections, but the downside risks are high.

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Country Report Tunisia (Engelstalig)

Political polarization and an upsurge in radicalization make stability maintenance a challenge for Tunisia, while its realization is essential for a recovery of the economy and for restoring the increasing external and fiscal imbalances.

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Economic Update Emerging Markets (Engelstalig)

If being disappointed is worse than being angry, the World is in a terrible place. However, one can read two things into disappointment either: the performance is really bad, or the expectations were too high.

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Country Report South Africa (Engelstalig)

The largest and most modern economy of Sub Saharan Africa had a troublesome year as the large income disparities burst out into protracted industrial unrest, while domestic bottlenecks and low external demand took its toll on economic development.

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Economic Update Emerging Markets (Engelstalig)

The news from Emerging Markets is not that bad. South (East) Asia's latest IP data were rather good. Growth in Brazil disappointed in 2012, but a recovery has started. Meanwhile, the policy rate in Mexico and Poland fell to a record low level.

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Country Report Tanzania (Engelstalig)

Tanzania grew 6.8% in 2012 and expects 7% growth in the coming years. Gas reserves discovery can boost the economy, but high corruption can cause discontent with Tanzanians and donors. Readily available financing accommodates the large twin deficit.