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- DocumentLebanese Center for Policy Studies, 2016Markets largely dictate how the relationship between international oil companies and host states will play out, with governments attempting to ensure they receive a ‘fair share’ of petroleum revenues.DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016India and Myanmar are geographically proximate countries with strong historical, cultural and economic linkages. With recent economic dynamism and changes in their respective political regimes, the overall bilateral relations between India and Myanmar are poised to be taken up to its next higher level.DocumentCentre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016China has launched a number of initiatives regarding infrastructural development globally, with a specific focus on scaling up infrastructure throughout the African continent. The BRICS New Development Bank and Chinese infrastructure initiatives such as the China-led Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF) are expected to play a significant role ranging from financing to technology transfer.DocumentCentre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016Three decades of average double digit growth has helped propel China into the world’s second largest economy with global economies increasingly reliant on China to drive economic growth.DocumentEconomic Research Forum, Egypt, 2016Increasing productivity is an essential feature of economic growth and development. A large fraction of productivity growth originates in the manufacturing sector and depends, among others, on the availability of high-quality upstream inputs. These include machinery and intermediate parts and components, as well as a range of services inputs.DocumentEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2016In Ghana, years after Jerry Rawlings left power in 2000, and with elections becoming competitive, political patronage and personalisation remain high. Public institutions are weak and there are widespread perceptions of corruption.OrganisationIESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and SouthernDocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016China-Africa ties have expanded beyond trade and investment in extractive industries to engagement in telecommunications, infrastructure, manufacturing, finance, media, agriculture and peace and security issues. This factsheet provides historical background and an overview of contemporary relations between China and Africa.In particular it looks at:Document
Transformations for sustainable development: promoting environmental sustainability in Asia and the PacificUnited Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2016Asia and the Pacific is a dynamic region. Regional megatrends, such as urbanization, economic and trade integration and rising incomes and changing consumption patterns, are transforming its societies and economies while multiplying the environmental challenges.Document
Chinese businesses in Africa: perspectives on corporate social responsibility and the role of Chinese government policiesInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016China’s business engagement in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past decade through direct investment, contract projects and trade. China was the third-largest foreign investor in the world between 2012 and 2014, and approximately 80% of its investments flowed to developing countries in 2014.