RaboResearch - Economic Research

Country Report

Peru (Country Update)

Peru's macroeconomic policies have remained prudent and Peru's economy is likely to grow by 5.5%-6% a year in 2012 and 2013, but social tensions surrounding mining activity remain high.

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Turkey (Country Update)

Turkey's economy appears to be headed for a soft-landing, after nearly overheating in 2011. While domestic demand growth came to a halt, exports took over as the main driver of growth. For 2012, we expect growth to come in at roughly 3%.

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Egypt (Country Update)

Egypt's economy is slowly recovering from the turmoil surrounding the Arab spring and subsequent events. With an elected government in place, some of the uncertainty of the past years has been removed.

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Malta (Country Report)

Despite the fact that Malta fell back into recession this year, its economy and banking sector have been relatively resilient over the past years. Malta is expected to record modest growth for 2013.

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Algeria (Country Report)

Growth slowed in Algeria on account of reduced energy production and weaker demand from Europe. Still, due to an expected increase in oil production and further economic diversification, we expect growth rates to average 5% in the coming years.

Special

Oostzee-lessen voor Griekenland (Dutch)

Om Griekenland binnen de eurozone te behouden, is een aanpassingsproces onvermijdelijk. Wij onderzoeken de haalbaarheid hiervan aan de hand van ervaringen uit Oost-Duitsland en Letland. Voor een succesvolle aanpassing is Europese steun onontbeerlijk.

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Framework for an inclusive food strategy

In this Special, questions vital for shaping new food sourcing strategies and the identification of new opportunities for increased global food production are addressed. Co-operatives are identified as key to this transformation.

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Political risks in the eurozone (Special)

The eurozone's south is implementing austerity measures while the north is buying them the time to do so. Economic issues are usually extensively discussed. But what are the political risks that might render this strategy unfeasible?