The latest edition of the World Bank's Doing Business report shows that there has been a steady improvement in regulatory efficiency around the world over the last ten years, including in the area of taxation.Read Full Story
The International Monetary Fund's Middle East Center for Economics and Finance and the Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center organized a regional workshop on "Fiscal Reporting and Transparency" in Kuwait City, Kuwait, from March 13–16, 2016.Read Full Story
Maritime law-enforcement officers from countries bordering the western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden were trained recently to deal with organized transnational crimes at sea.Read Full Story
The International Chamber of Commerce has released a new report that highlights a continuing trend in South East Asia in the hijacking of small coastal tankers by maritime pirates, with one attack reported every two weeks.Read Full Story
A delegation of MEPs from the European Parliament has recently held a consultative meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, with the Chair of the Eastern and Southern Africa group of countries to discuss their Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations with the European Union.Read Full Story
The Caribbean arm of Transparency International has published its 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index for 2011, providing insight into the levels of corruption present in Caribbean territories, including those with international financial centres.Read Full Story
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