The countries of the Central Asia region and Mongolia have a long history of social and economic ties, and this trend continues today. While they face a number of common challenges in their efforts to build sustainable economies and societies, they also share opportunities.

This technical paper firstly addresses the negative impacts of climate change, such as through natural disasters, heat waves or droughts on employment and livelihoods.

This study conducts a detailed analysis of the compensation mechanisms that could be used to mitigate the impact of fuel subsidy removal on weak and vulnerable segments of Nigerian society.

Climate-related natural disaster shocks are expected to rise as the earth is getting warmer, which will adversely affect growth prospects globally.

Economic conditions have stabilized in the Asia-Pacific region in the second half of 2016, as such stable economic conditions provide an opportunity to make progress on the productivity and inclusiveness fronts. However, despite recent stability, the likely impact of some risks for the near-term economic outlook should not be underestimated.

In 2017, companies can look forward to an improved global economic backdrop but must prepare for uncertainty following Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections and the UK's decision to leave the EU, finds the whitepaper Industries in 2017.

The Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR) is a major annual publication of the Trade, Investment and Innovation Division of United Nations ESCAP.

There will be a modest increase in GDP growth in 2016 for countries in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region.

There will be a modest increase in GDP growth in 2016 for countries in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region.

Pretoria — Road accidents are costing South Africa's economy R142.95 billion, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

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