A government-backed scheme in Abu Dhabi aims to kick-start the emirate’s knowledge economy by filing international patents to protect reams of scientific inventions — from the seemingly trivial to the technologically critical
The beginning of oil exploration off its coast four years ago gave Ghana an economic light, but the subsequent fall in prices has seen its budget for major transport projects slashed by 30 percent. Unable to build the infrastructure needed to reach its potential, the African state is turning to foreign investors
Narendra Modi captured the world’s attention when he won an unprecedented majority in the Indian general election to become prime minister in May 2014. In his first year, foreign leaders and investors have been climbing over each other to greet him, but are cracks beginning to show in Modi’s audacious pro-business platform and promises of radical economic reform?
Flights between the emirate and Tehran have reported an increase in passenger numbers in recent weeks, as it looks to harness its near-monopoly position when it comes to trade with the Islamic Republic