Economic integration

UK, Japan envision economic integration through digital trade

The unveiling of the US $ 490 billion fiscal stimulus package in November coincided with the announcement by the UK Department for International Trade of a new export strategy. The aim is to increase exports to £ 1 trillion per year (£ 1.35 trillion) by 2030, from the current £ 600 billion. While the two […]

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Gulf States must deepen their economic integration

Last week’s GCC summit in Riyadh forged the necessary consensus among the six member states to jointly tackle Iran’s nuclear ambitions and its malicious activities in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. Together, the Gulf states want their deep concerns about this crucial danger to be reflected in any revised international nuclear deal with Iran, and […]

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Central American Bank for Economic Integration and European Union sign € 4.9 million agreement to prepare climate change projects for the benefit of the Central American region

Tegucigalpa, December 16, 2021.- The strategic alliance between the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the European Union (EU) continues to have positive impacts for the region. On this occasion, a non-refundable financial contribution agreement was signed for an amount of 4.9 million euros to develop technical assistance for the preparation of initiatives […]

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Gulf states cooperate on defense, Iran and economic integration at summit

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held its annual summit in Riyadh yesterday. The GCC expressed its unity on several regional issues during the event, particularly on Iran. The GCC accused Iran of “fomenting sectarian strife” in GCC member states and of supporting “terrorism” in Bahrain. They further condemned Iran’s alleged “support for sectarian terrorist groups […]

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Themes of the Alliance for Development in Democracy

Puerto Plata, DR. The demand that the international community undertake the search for alternatives for a solution to the crisis in Haiti, the defense of democratic values, with the call for the freedom of political prisoners in Nicaragua, and the promotion of trade, in addition to economic integration, are the central themes of the Puerto […]

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Saudi, Bahraini companies discuss economic integration plans

Initial jobless claims in the United States fall; a mixed inflation performance between countries: Economic wrap The first jobless claims in the United States fell to 184,000 in the week ending Dec. 4 after rising the week before, according to data from the country’s Department of Labor. This is the lowest level since 1969. In […]

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Egyptian President vows to strengthen regional economic integration

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has pledged to realize his country’s vision of deepening economic integration between countries in the region and accelerating economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. During his presidency of the 21st session of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African Countries (COMESA), Sissi highlighted the vital role played by the […]

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Challenges and Opportunities – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Haroon Sharif * introduction As the momentum of global economic gravity continues to shift to East Asia, the contours of a new economic and political geography in South Asia are also becoming visible with improved connectivity between West China, the Pakistan and Central Asia. Led by the Belt and Road Initiative of China (BRI), […]

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Economic integration as a catalyst for stability in the South Caucasus

The end of the 44-day war between Azerbaijan and Armenia has created a new geopolitical landscape in the region which creates new opportunities for economic development and regional integration. While there are many challenges to achieving such integration – from Armenian domestic political opposition to influential lobby networks in the West – there are significant […]

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World Bank to provide strategic support for social and economic integration of Venezuelan migrants in Colombia – Colombia

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2021 – The Board of Directors of the World Bank today approved a loan of $ 500 million to support the Colombian government’s strategy for the social and economic integration of Venezuelan migrants in the country. This is the first Development Policy Financing (DPF) of the World Bank focused exclusively on cross-border […]