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Bank lending remains weak. Although companies are issuing more debt to compensate, it won’t be enough to drive the economic recovery.
Asia: Durable recovery?
The region is staging an impressive economic recovery, but what will happen when the effects of government stimulus wear off?
Africa is already regarded as a vital security issue, and it will become ever more important as competition for supplies of hydrocarbons, metals and minerals intensifies.
The country’s chief statistician has queried whether the economy has started to recover, as claimed. He has a point.
The award to Italy’s Eni of a deal to develop the Zubair oilfield has put Iraq’s tough negotiating tactics in a better light.
The government has abandoned the conciliatory tone adopted following its defeat at the mid–term election, while the opposition is busy jockeying for position.