Q & A Session

Oil Prices Will Not Go Below $20 Per Barrel-Kachikwu

(Being Excerpts of interview conducted by CNN’s John Defterios with Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Nigerian Oil Minister and OPEC President at the 7th Gulf Intelligence UAE Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday January 13, 2016) Q: What are your thoughts on the continued slide in oil prices? A: I don’t […]

The Global Economy in 2016-IMF’s Chief Economist Interview

IMF Survey January 4, 2016 Top goal: a sustainable path for global growth Emerging markets, developing economies face tougher conditions Geopolitical tensions magnify economic challenges The global economy in 2015 saw some economies strengthen, while others—particularly emerging and developing economies—were squeezed by plummeting commodity prices and by tightened financial conditions. […]