Africa Research Bulletin: Economic, Financial and Technical Series
Af Res Bull Econ Financ Tech
ISSN (printed): 0001-9852. ISSN (electronic): 1467-6346.
Africa Research Bulletin is the leading bulletin service on Africa providing impartial summaries of and extensive reports on political and economic developments throughout Africa. Drawing on over 100 local press and radio sources as well as information from government gazettes international organizations and agencies and the European and American press and news agencies the Bulletin also contains first-hand comment from internationally recognized experts. All sources are acknowledged and each issue is comprehensively indexed. Cross references guide readers to related articles in previous issues of the Bulletin. Used together the accumulated knowledge of the Political and Economic Bulletins give readers an in-depth understanding of Africa since 1964. The Economic Bulletin is divided into six sections with countries and regional entities listed alphabetically within each. Continental Developments: Regional and international conferences foreign co-operation and trade agreements trade figures and foreign direct investment. Policy and Practice: Changes in economic policies. Development plans key facts and figures economic reviews with maps for each country. In-depth budget analysis where possible. Tax changes interest rates currency devaluations or changes bond issues S&P rating. Communications and Transport: New links or facilities company progress and projects in air sea road rail and telecommunications including regional projects. Commodities: Monthly updated market review with price changes. Production figures and developments of major commodity producers agricultural and mineral. Tables of African production. Industries: General manufacturing and the development of specific industries within a country or region. Company briefs which highlight new companies entering Africa unbundling of large ones particularly good returns and co-operations with or investment in a country. Economic Aid: Extensive details of all new aid: origin of aid type of agreement amount and project. The Bulletin appears in two series - Political Social and Cultural and Economic Financial and Technical - available separately or in a combined subscription.
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