Kenya counts its people; Pakistan's credit rating upgraded
August 24, 2009
Let’s begin with Kenya, east Africa’s biggest economy, that country said it will begin a national census today to determine the population of the nation which at last count was 28.7 million people said the National Bureau of Statistic.
Bloomberg News reported that Egypt’s economy Read more...
World economy pulling out of recession
August 21, 2009
Central bank governors of the US and Europe said the world economy is pulling out of its deepest slump since the 1930s but cautioned that threats to a recovery remain. While economists predict the U.S. economy will grow 2.2% annual rate in the third quarter (which is the quarter we are in cu Read more...
Venezuela's economy declines
August 20, 2009
Venezuela’s economy contracted for the first time since 2003, down 2.4%, as government and consumer spending decline and manufacturing output dropped 8.5%. A former Venezuelan central bank director said, “While other economies are coming out of recessions, Venezuela is entering one Read more...