The port of Pointe-Noire has been a focal point of the Republic of Congo's economy for many years. However, a fall in oil prices since 2014 has caused a crisis for local businesses, as the port bore the brunt of the country's economic crisis. at the port of Pointe-Noire.
Calls for exhaustive dialogue continue to trail the passage of Nigeria’s Finance Bill 2019. Taiwo Oyedele, Partner and West Africa Tax Leader at PwC Nigeria, says the bill is in line with global best practices and offers potential positive impact for Nigeria’s economy. He joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Executive Session on Finance Bill and Tax Strategy where Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed convened with stakeholders to discuss the country’s 2019 Finance Bill.
Bloomberg Economics’ New Economy Drivers and Disrupters Report tracks the forces threatening the world’s hottest economies. Bloomberg Economics’ Scott Johnson and Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait discuss the findings of the report on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Helen Qiao, a chief greater China economist at Bank of America, discusses China’s economy, PBOC stimulus, and the boosting of imports of U.S. consumer goods. Marc Chandler, a global forex managing partner at Bannockburn, joins the conversation on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."