Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from China to Africa grew sharply with a 106% rise in projects, according to Ernst & Young’s Attractiveness Program Africa 2017. In comparison, FDI projects by the US and UK fell 5.2 and 46.8% respectively.
More cars are being manufactured today than at any other time in history. After a 1.1% increase in production from 2014, over 90 million vehicles were produced in 2015.
Global carbon emissions from fossil fuels have significantly increased since 1900. Since 1970, CO2 emissions have increased by about 90%.
These maps by Laura Canali do a great job of shedding light on geopolitical issues often too complex for most people to comprehend without this kind of visual illumination and organization.
Of all Muslims, 97 percent are Sunnis and Shiites and live in Asia, the Middle East/North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa.
Fifty foreign oil and gas companies have so far submitted documents to the National Iranian Oil Company in the prequalification round for dozens of oil and gas tenders, Ali Kardor, the NIOC managing director said on Monday.
Iran’s strategic advantage is nowhere more evident than in global competition to shape the future architecture of Eurasia’s energy landscap.
According to the report, China’s exports to Iran saw a 23% year-on-year increase during the period, rising from $7.2 billion to $8.8 billion.
He wants Trump to release his tax returns. That’s great, but he didn’t disclose his returns during a bitter 2010 campaign against Republican candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman.
Almost 30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian economy is still very little developed. 60% of Russian exports are gas and oil. If the Russian government doesn’t develop other part’s of it’s economy, the country will collapse again.