Standard Bank Economic Analysis of African Issues

From The Official Blog of Amb. David H. Shinn Sat Feb 16 2013, 09:29:00

The 5th BRICS summit will take place in Durban, South Africa, 25-27 March 2013. Standard Bank of South Africa, which is now owned 20 percent by China, has a strong research unit that produces good analysis on a variety of African economic issues. On 12 February 2013, for example, it released one called "BRICS Trade is Flourishing, And Africa Remains a Pivot."

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