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Developing worlds share of global investment to triple by 2030, says new WB report

Posted by Business in Ghana on May 19, 2013

 WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013  Seventeen years from now, half the global stock of capital, totaling $158 trillion (in 2010 dollars), will reside in the developing world, compared to less than one-third today, with countries in East Asia and Latin America accounting for the largest shares of this stock, says the latest edition of the World Banks Global Development Horizons (GDH) report, which explores patterns of investment, saving and capital flows as they are likely to evolve over the next two decades.

Developing countries share in global investment is projected to triple by 2030 to three-fifths, from one-fifth in 2000, says the report, titled Capital for the Future: Saving and Investment in an Interdependent World. With world population set to rise from 7 billion in 2010 to 8.5 billion 2030 and rapid aging in the advanced countries, demographic changes will profoundly influence these structural shifts. Read the rest of this entry »

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KPMG Hosts ‘Transacting in Africa’ Discussion Panel

Posted by Business in Ghana on July 30, 2012

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 30, 2012 With the ‘Great Africa Business Migration’ well under way, discussions around the realities of doing business on the continent are now at a critical point. Africa is far from being a homogeneous continent, with 55 countries all boasting different regulatory, tax and competitive environments. Transacting in Africa poses complexities that companies need to factor in. In light of this, KPMG (http://www.kpmg.com) convened a panel of experts for the sixth episode in its Africa Conversations Series, to discuss the most pertinent trends and challenges related to investing in Africa today. CNBC Africa broadcast the panel discussion, entitled Transacting in Africa, live across the continent while KPMG made the session available globally via live webcast. Read the rest of this entry »

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