Mena Economic and financial news

  • 01/22/2014

    The International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), in collaboration with the University Al Akhawayn, The Ministry of Interior and ENA Morocco, is glad to announce that the 2014 International Congress of IIAS will take place in Ifrane, Morocco from 13 to 17 June.

  • 12/31/2013

    A new business guide has been launched by Jordanian ICT group, Intaj, shining light on all available investment support programmes, national employment programmes, key corporate services and growth accelerators, which will facilitate entrepreneurship and the maturity of existing businesses. The guide will provide ICT companies with the requirements and guidelines in registering, starting and operating a business in the ICT division in Jordan.

  • 04/16/2012

    It has been a difficult year for businesses in the Maghreb countries of North Africa, including Tunisia and Morocco. Unrest and fallout from the European debt crisis have put a damper on growth and worsened long-standing economic problems like youth unemployment. To help address those challenges, IFC is stepping up both its investments and advisory service work with the aim of boosting investor confidence and creating job opportunities. In Tunisia, for example, IFC plans to double its portfolio to $500 million within the next 18 months.