2015

RISKY BUSINESS IN JORDAN

RISKY BUSINESS IN JORDAN

Frontier Markets Report | Jordan
Jordan is working hard to build its attractiveness to foreign investors, but regional instability presents a serious downside.

COSTA RICA: THE FDI SUCCESS STORY

Frontier Markets Report | Costa Rica
Costa Rica has a long history of actively and successfully seeking outside investment. However, the country is dealing with high unemployment and an uncertain fiscal outlook, given that the government plans to ramp up spending on social programs, which could raise the debt level.

2014

ARGENTINA’S TAX DEPARTMENT STRIPS PROCTER & GAMBLE LICENSE

ARGENTINA’S TAX DEPARTMENT STRIPS PROCTER & GAMBLE LICENSE

Corporate Tax | Management
Approximately 500 American companies operate in Argentina—but on November 3 that number abruptly decreased by one as the country’s tax authority, the Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos (AFIP) revoked the company’s registration, accusing P&G of tax and accounting fraud.

STOCK EXCHANGE TO SCRAP FOREIGN OWNERSHIP LIMIT

STOCK EXCHANGE TO SCRAP FOREIGN OWNERSHIP LIMIT

MILESTONES | TANZANIA
Plans by Tanzania’s Capital Markets and Securities Authority to dispense with the 60% foreign ownership limit in stocks listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange could bring positive results in the short and medium term for Africa’s capital markets.

Vietnam: Not For The Faint Of Heart

FRONTIER MARKETS REPORT
​Vietnam has great potential, but it also has significant hurdles to overcome to improve its business climate for foreign investors. Given the government’s dominance of industries such as agriculture, utilities and banking, those looking to invest must be prepared for the challenge.

2012