The pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of many African economies to disruptions in supply chains. Weak infrastructure within and between African countries has left many reliant on imports and has undermined export growth.
Almost all disputes are resolved in courts of general jurisdiction: 84% of litigations are heard in Federal courts of general jurisdiction and magistrate’s courts, and only 16% of cases fall for the share of courts of arbitration.
INFORMA has published the 8th edition of its Business Payment Behaviour analysis, which includes an analysis of the payment situation in 2020 both in Spain and worldwide, the evolution of the relevant legislation and the results of an opinion survey on late payments.
With abundant and diverse renewable energy sources, Vietnam has great potential for the development of energy production including hydroelectricity, wind power, solar power, biomass, geothermal, and biofuel.
In this article, we intend to evaluate the dynamics of the Portuguese business sector, to analyze the geographic pattern of the companies, the phenomena and the moves that they undergo over a five-year period.
Despite a stated wish to see more participation from international companies and a tendency to favour the younger generation, Crown Prince MbS has entrusted the majority of giga-project contracts to Saudi companies that are decades old, mainly in private hands and often held by generations of the same family.
The Covid-19 pandemic has put huge pressure on government finances in Saudi Arabia, but the Kingdom has nonetheless pressed on with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s favoured giga-projects.
Research by Gulf States Newsletter, supported by data provided by Diligencia, shows the bulk of contracts have gone to some of the Kingdom’s most long-established companies.
COVID-19 has caused around 4 million deaths, thrown tens of millions into unemployment and wrecked countless businesses around the globe. But, as ever, unscrupulous criminals are eager to exploit the vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic and, in particular, the vast programmes launched by governments to support economies.