The flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) industry is a growing industry in the country of Turkey; yet for those who would consider entering this emerging market, many factors need to be taken into consideration before just jumping in. Tarik Candar, … Continue reading The FIBC Industry in Turkey
You are investing in a mine in a volatile emerging market, how do you protect your asset? One answer: Political risk insurance. The mission of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a member of the World Bank Group, is to … Continue reading $40bn in coverage, 800+ projects, and only 8 claims – what’s MIGA’s secret?
The cash sent home by the 10 million Filipino migrants living overseas doesn’t just help their families buy schoolbooks and food, it helps buoy the entire economy. The Philippine peso is currently having a surge in value and has appreciated … Continue reading Filipino ‘Hero’ Remittances Buoy Entire Economy
Kuwait is a small, wealthy and oil-dependent country. How can it prepare its population to compete in the global economy? One solution: Privatize education to hasten the transformation of the country into more of a knowledge-based economy. The oil-rich nation … Continue reading Private Education in Kuwait: A Growing Sector
The economic, political, and social climates in Brazil have been especially strained in recent years. The South American country has received multiple negative credit ratings, its current president, Dilma Rousseff, has been suspended and is awaiting impeachment, the Zika virus outbreak … Continue reading Brazil’s Best News Source: Social Media
Mathew Sand, a financial sector management professional with senior experience working at IMF, the World Bank and the government of Sierra Leone offers his thoughts on how Brexit could Sierra Leone. Sand is also an OnFrontiers Expert. Constantly striving to … Continue reading A Closer Look: Post-Brexit Concerns in Sierra Leone
Following Brexit, not only did the British pound drop to its lowest level against the dollar ($1.3230) since 1985, but it hit record lows across numerous currency markets. For many in emerging markets, the sudden depreciation of the pound and … Continue reading Post-Brexit Concerns in Emerging Markets: Aid and Trade
This month’s webinar on Best Practices for Interviewing Experts featured a conversation with moderator James Hoffman, a seasoned management consultant, and two great panelists with extensive Expert interview experience. The session focused on strategies for how clients can get the … Continue reading Webinar Recap: Tips on Consulting with Experts
With just one month to go until the 2016 Summer Olympics kick off (5-21 August) in Rio de Janiero, the city is abuzz with anticipation. The lead-up to this year’s games – the first ever to take place in South … Continue reading Brazil 2016 Olympics: Economic boom or bust?
After somewhat surprisingly defeating his government-backed opponent Daniel Scioli in the Presidential election towards the end of last year, Mauricio Macri has set about to implement a range of liberalization policies that present a clear break from the populist policies … Continue reading Unleashing Las Pampas: Will Macri’s Agricultural Reforms Succeed?