In the coming fifteen years, Namibia wants to invest billions in modernizing its economy. The Port of Walvis Bay on Namibia's Atlantic coast will play an important role in that ambitious plan that will also have repercussions on neighboring states.
French PM Edouard Philippe has revealed details of a major investment plan aimed at bolstering his country's languid economy. It foresees spending billions on education, digitization and the environment, among others.
As far as Serbia's foreign policy is concerned, joining the EU is a top priority. The Serbian prime minister, Ana Brnabic, writes that Germany's support for her country is hugely important in this regard.
Sri Lanka has signed a long-delayed billion-dollar deal that allows a Chinese state-owned firm to take over a loss-making port. The move worries many China-watchers, including India, Japan and the US.
An expert commission has said investing more public money in infrastructure improvements would lead to a stronger German economy — and the government isn’t short of money. So what’s holding up needed investments?
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