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 World: Feeling the crunch                

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: Risks and returns 

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.

 Russia: Recovery mode?

The country’s chief statistician has queried whether the economy has started to recover, as claimed. He has a point. 

 Iraq: Sweeter crude

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.



  Argentina: Feisty president

The government has abandoned the conciliatory tone adopted following its defeat at the mid–term election, while the opposition is busy jockeying for position.

About La Loria Konata

La Loria Konata is an Assistant Professor and the Policy Studies Librarian. She holds a Juris Master from Emory Law, a Master in Public Administration from Georgia State and Master in Library Science from Clark Atlanta.
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