“African cities have everything to gain from the circular economy”

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. View of avenue de l’OUA, commune of Kintambo, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on November … Read more

To revive its economy, Vietnam is trying to remedy a shortage of workers due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Workers leaving Ho Chi Minh City on October 7. BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES Strongly slowed down by the Delta variant wave this summer, the Vietnamese locomotive, one of the best performing economies of 2020 (2.9% growth), is looking to pick up speed. One of the new workshops in the world (with its textile factories, household … Read more

“The scenario of a carbon-free world economy should strongly impact the incomes of the hydrocarbon-producing States”

Tribune. The current surge in energy prices comes in a context where the climate is viewed as a priority. Paradoxically, while the priority would be the climate, consuming countries are demanding more fossil energy from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies (OPEC +), and it is reluctant. Why ? Because consumers … Read more

58 billion dollars in twenty years: the impact of the Israeli occupation on the Palestinian economy according to the UN

A clothing stand is set up in front of the rubble of a store destroyed by Israeli airstrikes in May, in Gaza, on November 20, 2021. MOHAMMED SALEM / REUTERS In less than twenty years, the restrictive measures imposed by the Israeli occupation represent a shortfall of nearly 58 billion dollars (51.3 billion euros) for … Read more

The European economy is doing better but shadows are looming

So far, everything is better, but the headwinds are more threatening. This is, in essence, the European Commission’s analysis of the current economic situation and that it delivers in its latest forecasts, published on Thursday 11 November. Everything is better, it is undeniable. The recovery, after the Covid-19 pandemic which plunged the world into an … Read more

China’s slowdown, a “considerable challenge” for the German economy

“Withdrawing from China is not an option, we have to work it out. “ The confession, unambiguously, was made by Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, patron of the famous machine builder Trumpf, on October 26. The laser specialist, who presented its annual results, acknowledged its growing dependence on the Chinese market: the company achieved, in 2020-2021, 525 million … Read more

The specter of a Chinese slowdown hangs over the global economy

Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on November 4, 2021. STR / AFP When the Chinese locomotive stops, all of Asia, if not all of the world economy, slows down. In the third quarter, growth in the world’s second-largest economy slowed to 4.9% year-on-year, and … Read more

In Côte d’Ivoire, the development of a green economy requires universities

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. On the Bonikro gold industrial site, 50 km from Yamoussokro, the administrative capital of Côte d’Ivoire. LUC … Read more