Enabling growthThe Maldives’ dispersed geography, while bestowing the country’s irresistible appeal, also carries unique challenges to a growing economy.
Featured articles by Maldives 2019
To tackle the country’s geographic challenges, the government is focusing on enabling mobility by improving connectivity.
Acting Managing Director of MACL
With an explosion in the number of guesthouses across the country, Maldivian beaches are becoming ever more accessible to visitors.
The west coast of EuropeAn economic miracle for some, Portugal is modernizing and alluring. From start-ups to surf waves, the country evokes an almost Californian model on the west coast of Europe.
Featured articles by Portugal 2019
While prices are blazing in the capital, players in the real estate sector rely on other cities and other products outside the city center.
Project Director of Vilamoura
Every year, the giant waves of Nazaré, among the highest in the world, attract thousands of spectators, making it world famous.
How a small island nation became Africa’s business championIn only 50 years, Mauritius defied all economic predictions and is today ranked number one in Africa for its ease in doing business.
Featured articles by Mauritius 2019
Joseph Charles Cartier
Chairman of Economic Development Board of Mauritius
Mauritius is in the right place at the right time to capitalize on mounting trade and business between Africa and Asia.
With South Africa’s signature, the Tripartite Free Trade Area appears liklely to provide a transformative future for the continent. Mauritius is already
The centerpiece of stability in the Middle East
Featured articles by Jordan 2018
Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan
Syrian refugees facing a long-term stay in Jordan are showing that the entrepreneurial spirit can be nurtured in the most unlikely of places.
Revive Greece, restore EuropeSigns of recovery make a compelling case for easing the Greek debt.
Featured articles by Greece 2018
Signs of recovery make a compelling case for easing the Greek debt.
The National Bank of Greece weathered the 2015 crisis thanks to successive recapitalizations and aims to open a new chapter of stability and attract
As a de facto transit state in Europe’s gas, Greece aims to make its way in the energy market and act as a regional platform.
Telecom & IT
Start-ups flourish in Athens, the administration is modernizing, the internet is improving and audiovisual media is transforming. A new era has come.
The nation with a reach much greater than its bordersLuxembourg has become a leader in financial firsts that belies its size.
Featured articles by Luxembourg 2018
Minister of Finance of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
“We’re open to new phenomena: Our regulator was the first to consider virtual currencies as ‘money’”
CEO of Luxembourg for Finance
The UCITS, an EU-based mutual fund, is one of the secret ingredients to growth in the EU's fund industry, and Luxembourg leads the way.
Luxembourg is embarking on a more sustainable vision of finance, as demonstrated by the launch of the world's first green securities exchange.
Doing business at the corner of 3 continents
Featured articles by Cyprus 2017
CEO of Bank of Cyprus
An increasingly favorable tax regime that has broadened eligibility for exemptions is improving the investment appeal of Cyprus.
Real Estate & Construction
Limassol, Cyprus’ de facto commercial hub, is providing next-generation luxury property options for investors big and small.
How Ireland charmed America’s finest businesses
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Ireland's second city boasts office rentals half the price of Dublin, yet workers still earn on average only 10% less than the capital.
Brexit creates serious uncertainities for financial players in London wishing to ensure access to the single market.
Access point to AfricaA forthcoming free trade agreement could energize an ancient commercial route between China and Mauritius, forging a cross-continential gateway centuries in the making.
Featured articles by Mauritius 2017
A forthcoming free trade agreement could energize an ancient commercial route between China and Mauritius, forging a cross-continential gateway centuries
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Head of Corporate Banking and Transactional Products and Services, Standard Bank (Mauritius) Limited
Once negligible, tourist arrivals from China are on the rise and destined to redefine the island’s tourism landscape.
Poised for regional reconstructionJordan is positioning itself as a launchpad for the rebuilding of Iraq and Syria.
Featured articles by Jordan 2017
Today the "biggest host to refugees in the world," the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has emerged as a role model of stability, tolerance and economic
Host to millions of refugees, Jordan is today preparing to ensure their countries get rebuilt, with investment demand estimated to be $200bn in Syria
Plastic bottles, discarded fishing nets and fuel leaks have become a common sight in the Maldives.
Minister of Foreign Affairs
The Maldivian traditional fishing industry faces serious economic challenges.
For a youth with growing housing, comforts, services and connection needs, Malé has become too small.
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