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Ahmed Salim

Vice President, East Africa

Ethiopia: UAE Provides Much Needed Boost to FX Reserves
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s charm offensive to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has garnered significant rewards with the announcement of a USD 3bn pledge by Sheikh...
Ahmed Salim

Vice President, East Africa

Ethiopia: Privatization Drive is Aimed at Addressing Jobs and FX...
In a surprise decision, the 36-member Executive Committee of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) approved sweeping and unprecedented economic reforms....
Aditi Phadnis

Senior Advisor, South Asia

India: Opposition Gaining Momentum
The ruling coalition has had to face a number of electoral reverses recently, giving an impetus to moves towards opposition unity.. If the opposition can get its act together, the...
Bob Herrera-Lim

Managing Director, Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia: Leaders Guard Their Flanks Against Rising Prices
Leaders of several of the region’s largest economies are becoming more sensitive to possible adverse public reactions to higher prices, especially fuel, and their potential to create...
Mario Marconini

Managing Director, Brazil

Brazil: Trucker Strike Puts Economic Populism at Center of Political...
The ten-day nation-wide trucker strike may be waning, albeit slowly, but its effects are long-standing. It has crippled not only supply chains, causing shortages and disruptions, but...
Nicholas Watson

Senior Vice President, Latin America

Venezuela: Regime is Brittle, but End-Game is not Necessarily...
The 20 May election was a pyrrhic victory for President Nicolas Maduro because it exposed his lack of popular support.. The economic crisis is so severe – and worsening – that Maduro’s...
Mario Marconini

Managing Director, Brazil

Brazil: Presidential Race Stable Despite Lula Exit
Voter intentions have remained largely unchanged following the imprisonment of Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva. This is somewhat surprising, as many believed the former president’s campaign...
Crispin Hawes

Managing Director, Middle East & North Africa

Iran: Impact of Trump's Decision Hinges on Willingness to Target...
Trump opts to “withdraw” from the nuclear deal.. The decision damages the investment environment for Iran, but major crude purchasers will seek alternative transaction mechanisms.. Iran...
Otilia Dhand

Senior Vice President, Central & Eastern Europe, Russia

Armenia: Pashinian Increases Pressure Ahead of Decisive Vote
The opposition leader Nikol Pashinian has increased pressure on the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) by calling a general strike ahead of his second attempt to become prime...