Subject: Africa Research Bulletin - Economic, Financial and Technical Series
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 1999 13:36:48 -0500 (EST)
Africa Research Bulletin - Economic, Financial and Technical Series
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Africa Research Bulletin is the leading bulletin service on Africa
providing impartial summaries of, and extensive reports on, political and
economic developments throughout Africa. Drawing on over 100 local press
and radio sources, as well as information from government gazettes,
international organizations and agencies, and the European and American
press and news agencies, the Bulletin also contains first-hand comment
from internationally recognized experts. All sources are acknowledged and
each issue is comprehensively indexed. Cross references guide readers to
related articles in previous issues of the Bulletin.
Used together the accumulated knowledge of the Political and Economic
Bulletins give readers an in-depth understanding of Africa since 1964. The
Economic Bulletin is divided into six sections , with countries and
regional entities listed alphabetically within each.
Conferences, Co-operation and Trade: Regional and international
conferences, foreign co-operation and trade agreements, trade figures and
foreign direct investment.
Internal Policies: Changes in economic policies. Development plans, key
facts and figures, economic reviews with maps for each country. In-depth
budget analysis where possible. Tax changes, interest rates, currency
devaluations or changes, bond issues, S&P rating.
Infrastructure: New links or facilities, company progress and projects in
air, sea, road, rail and telecommunications including regional projects.
Commodities: Monthly updated market review with price changes. Production
figures and developments of major commodity producers, agricultural and
mineral. Tables of African production.
Industries: General manufacturing and the development of specific
industries within a country or region. Company briefs, which highlight new
companies entering Africa, unbundling of large ones, particularly good
returns and co-operations with or investment in a country.
Aid: Extensive details of all new aid: origin of aid, type of agreement,
amount and project.
The Bulletin appears in two series - Political, Social and Cultural, and
Economic, Financial and Technical - available separately or in a combined
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Authoritative and comprehensive - a wide range of reports covering the
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Published monthly, so you can be sure that all information is as
up-to-date as possible
Editor: Pita Adams
Email Address: R.Burt@ex.ac.uk