Industry in Gabon

  • Ethiopia: Praising Record Feat, Lagarde Emphatic Calling for Reforms

    BOTSWANA, 2018/01/06 The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, is to arrive in Addis Abeba today, to start what is a historic visit by the Fund’s most senior official since its founding next the Second World War. She will be talking to Ethiopian authorities, inclunding Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, on issues of macroeconomic stability and monetary policy matters. In her exclusive interview with (Addis) Fortune, Lagarde praised Ethiopia’s economic performance of the completed few years as “strong” with “positive Prospects”. However, she would like to see Ethiopian authorities exercise restraints in “public spending” while urged them – rather emphatically – to control borrowing from overseas to finance public projects and strengthen export competitiveness.
  • New member of the International Automobile Federation (FIA)

    GABON, 2012/12/26 Federation (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, or FIA), held in Istanbul (Turkey) from 3 to 7 December 2012, resulted in the acceptance of Gabon's application for membership and the country becoming a full member of the FIA, known worldwide for its road safety prevention initiatives and for organising the world's major official motorsports events. This affiliation presents Gabon with an opportunity to improve road safety and, in the long-term, create opportunities to develop motorsports in the country.
  • Focus on value-added industry abundant natural resources

    GABON, 2012/10/08