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AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST

The combination of a young population and abundant natural resources provides a foundation for long-term economic growth in Africa. In the Middle East, the prospects for future growth are significantly correlated to oil and gas exports notwithstanding diversification efforts.

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ASIA-PACIFIC

With a population of more than 2 billion, and an ambitious agenda for economic integration in its key sub-regions, the Asia-Pacific region is well-placed to achieve growth based on its contribution to global value chains. However, the region depends critically on international trade.

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EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA

The generally advanced economies of Europe and North America face long-term challenges to maintain competitiveness and find new sources of productivity. However, the corporate sector's strength, particularly in the US, favours further growth through international trade and investment.

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LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN

The economic impact of Covid-19 remains evident in economic performance. Still, the region, with a market of 650 million people and vast natural resources, has untapped potential for sustainable growth linked to a diverse export base and new industries such as renewable energy.

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FOOD

Industrial agriculture has supported rapid population growth and human development. EFB analyses the food industry value chain from production to consumption, beginning with primary agriculture and continuing to food manufacturing and catering.

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ENERGY

Since the time of mass industrialisation, the energy industry has been critical for human survival and economic growth. EFB looks at industry developments from extraction through to production and trade. Particular focus is reserved for cross-cutting issues of green energy transition and climate change.

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MOBILITY

As the world emerges from the devastating impact of Covid-19, a recovery of trade and tourism activity is well underway. EFB considers mobility as a broad industry covering aviation, automotive, shipping and other transport sectors. Environmental impacts are also assessed.

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HEALTH

Health is a complex, intangible commodity vital to all humans. While it cannot be traded, healthcare and health products can. EFB’s analysis of health starts with pharmaceuticals and continues to the business of health equipment, medical services and care activities.

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MATERIALS

The materials industry covers a broad range of products and activities from chemicals to construction materials, packaging, metals and mining. The industry’s emissions profile makes it critical to worldwide decarbonation efforts. We cover sustainability issues for globally significant firms in the materials industry.

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SUSTAINABILITY

Whether it is the Sustainable Development Goals, emission reduction efforts or corporate reporting, sustainability will significantly influence business decision-making for many years to come. Amid a proliferation of rules, EFB aims to simplify sustainability issues in its coverage.

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Coming soon: FINANCIAL SERVICES

Based on their intermediary role between corporates and investors, financial markets have a major impact on corporate behaviour and the allocation of capital to sustainable activities. EFB will offer dedicated financial services analysis shortly.

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Coming soon: CITIES

The relevance of cities, as centres of commerce, living and even climate change, has never been greater. EFB will shortly introduce analysis looking at the oversized impacts of cities on challenges such as air pollution, disaster prevention, infrastructure, energy, waste and health.

COMING SOON: "MyEye" portal

MyEye is the name of the subscription-only access portal of Eye for Business. It offers customised online analysis and user-generated reports. Subscribers can search online analysis and navigate content through a taxonomy linked to industries, geographic regions and themes including sustainability. Subscribers can also generate graphically-rich reports every calendar quarter. Going live soon!

MyEye

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