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Central Bank of Nigeria on crisis and reform

September 29, 2010

Lamido Sanusi, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, speaks to The Banker's editor, Brian Caplen, and editor emeritus, Stephen Timewell, about the country's crises, reforms and the development of its economy.

Central Bank of Paraguay on the country's need to diversify

August 30, 2010

The governor of the Central Bank of Paraguay speaks to Silvia Pavoni about the need to diversify Paraguay's economy and the measures he is taking to improve training for central bank staff.


Paraguay banks on natural resources

August 30, 2010

 Paraguay's minister of finance, Dionisio Borda, outlines the government's efforts to make the most of its natural resources, attract private investment and build up the country's infrastructure.

Getting Ukraine's finances back on track

August 30, 2010

The deputy prime minister of Ukraine, Sergei Tigipko, explains what measures his government is taking, with the help of the International Monetary Fund, to get the country's finances back on an even keel.

Iraq on the road to recovery

July 6, 2010

The chairman of the Trade Bank of Iraq, Hussein Al Uzri, reveals how things are looking up in Iraq, with banks seeing progress with letters of credit and discussions in place to help finance the projects earmarked for the country. Writer Courtney Fingar


BCEAO works to recapitalise region's banks

May 5, 2010

The governor of the Banque Centrale des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, Philippe-Henri Dacoury-Tabley, outlines his monetary policy to increase capital and maintain stable inflation levels. Writer Nick Kochan

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Côte d'Ivoire's reforms make headway

May 5, 2010

Côte d'Ivoire's minister for economy and finance, Charles Koffi Diby, has effectively steered the country through the global credit crisis and, as he tells The Banker, his reform policies are beginning to bear fruit. Writer Nick Kochan

Egyptian stock market shows strong growth

May 5, 2010

With the Egyptian stock exchange on a high, the EGX chairman, Maged Shakey, explains what is behind its new-found energy. Writer Daniel Maalo

Lebanon presses forward with privatisations

May 5, 2010

Lebanon's minister of finance, Raya Haffar Al Hassanm, only took office last November but is already making inroads on attracting private investors to the region and tackling structural economic deficiencies. Writer Daniel Maalo

IDB focuses on LatAm inequality

March 3, 2010

Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank - the international body which supports the growth of Latin America and the Caribbean - outlines his short-term and long-term priorities. Writer Silvia Pavoni

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