Ethiopian Business Review

When the United Nations and the Bretton Woods institutions were established nearly seven decades ago in the aftermath of World War II, economic and political power was concentrated in the hands of a few “victor” countries, making it relatively easy to reach consensus on how to restore international order. But, since then, global governance has become increasingly muddled, impeding progress in areas of worldwide concern.

Sunday, 15 December 2013 15:00
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Running a business, in most, is about making a profit, so it makes sense that one of the best measures of a company’s performance is its profit margins. Strong profit margins may mean a company is well-run, stable, and making money. A company with healthy profit margins might indicate it is efficient at allocating capital and controlling costs, so it can deliver more revenue to the bottom line. Decelerating earnings growth and contracting profit margins don’t sound like a good performance of financial firms, and they’re not. 

Sunday, 15 December 2013 00:00
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The East African country has been experiencing impressive economic growth: double-digit between 2004 and 2010, it has averaged 8.7Pct annually over the past five years thanks to the expansion of agriculture and services. Ethiopia has thus been the fastest-growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Projected at 6.5Pct annually over the next five years, it is set to remain on a robust growth path.

Friday, 15 November 2013 09:00
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