Archive for the ‘Bangladesh’ Category

Japanese Infrastructure Deal with Bangladesh May Disrupt “Belt and Road” Initiative

Courtesy of Future Directions International, commentary on the potential impact of a recent Japanese investment in Bangladesh on China’s OBOR vision: On 29 June, the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh signed a loan agreement to provide official development assistance (ODA) loans of up to 178.225 billion yen (approximately […]

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Banglaboom: One of the World’s Best Economic Stories Comes From South Asia, But Not India

Via Quartz, a look at Bangladesh’s positive economic growth: Bangladesh’s population of 160 million is as big as France, Germany, and the Netherlands combined. The country is also easily the poorest of the world’s 10 most populous. Given its size and the depth of its poverty, the country’s recent economic boom must rank as one of the […]

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Bangladesh: The New Asian Tiger

Via Business Insider, a look at Bangladesh: When people talk about the “Asian Tigers,” they’re typically referring to Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The four countries experienced rapid growth between the 1960s and 1990s. But now there’s another country that should come to mind: Bangladesh.  The Bangladesh economy has been one of the top performers […]

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Bangladesh Will Be Amongst Top 3 Fastest Growing Economies Globally Through 2050

Via Frontrera News, a report on Bangladesh’s growing economic presence: Bangladesh (FM) has been seeing its economic prowess grow. Its economic growth stood at 7.11% for fiscal year 2015-16 – higher than the 7.05% projected earlier by the government. This was also the first time its economic growth stood above the 7% mark. In the […]

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Forget India, Its Neighbors Are the Next Big Thing

Courtesy of Barrons, an interesting article on the investment potential of South Asia: Forget India. Investors looking for the next big thing should look to its South Asia neighbors instead – Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. With a combined 390 million people, the three countries represent what Morgan Stanley chief global strategist Ruchir Sharma calls […]

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Ten Emerging Markets Of The Future

Via the World Economic Forum, commentary on the top 10 emerging markets of the future: A new report from BMI Research has identified the “10 emerging markets of the future” — the countries that are set to become new drivers of economic growth over the next 10 years. BMI estimates that these countries will cumulatively […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.