Cities in emerging and developing countries have been the engines of economic growth over the last two decades. Nonetheless, high debt levels, rising inflation and other risks could upend economic growth and slow income expansion in emerging and developing cities.
Digitally minded consumers are forcing financial institutions to rethink the way they do business. These consumers want to bank when and how it suits them. Financial institutions must innovate quickly to keep up with consumer demands and to respond to challenges from non-traditional competitors.
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As inflation dominates the global economy, this is the first of a new series of quarterly articles highlighting key insights from Euromonitor’s global inflation tracking reports.
The rapidly growing and young population in sub-Saharan Africa continues to see the unlocking of its unmet potential, making the region an exciting opportunity for innovations, entrepreneurs and investors.
Uzbekistan’s location in Central Asia could be used to connect trade routes in Asia and Europe. Over the last few years, the country has been actively seeking to diversify its economy and boost trade. In April 2021, Uzbekistan joined the EU’s GSP+ (Generalised Scheme of Preferences) scheme, which will remove trade tariffs on two thirds of the product lines covered by GSP, and is expected to aid economic growth.
This infographic showcases factors increasing global prices for everyday goods, such as supply chain shortages, political instability and climate change.