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Press Release Body: Country Report Seychelles
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Country Reports analyse political and economic trends in nearly 200 countries. They show you exactly how national, regional and global events will affect your business in the short to medium term. Available in digital and print formats , each report examines and explains the issues shaping the countries in which you operate: the political scene, economic policy, the domestic economy and foreign trade and payments. AND provides concise 18-24-month forecasts complementing the analysis.
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Table of Contents
Economic structure: Annual indicators
Economic structure: Quarterly indicators
Outlook for 2006-07: Domestic politics
Outlook for 2006-07: International relations
Outlook for 2006-07: Policy trends
Outlook for 2006-07: Fiscal policy
Outlook for 2006-07: Monetary policy
Outlook for 2006-07: International assumptions
Outlook for 2006-07: Economic growth
Outlook for 2006-07: Inflation
Outlook for 2006-07: Exchange rates
Outlook for 2006-07: External sector
Outlook for 2006-07: Forecast summary
The political scene: The presidential election will be held before early August
The political scene: The opposition mobilises voter registration
The political scene: Prospects for opposition unity improve
The political scene: Arsonists strike at the main opposition newspaper
The political scene: Seychelles plans to return to SADC
Economic policy: The 2006 budget projects a smaller surplus than 2005
Economic policy: The government embarks on a pre-election giveaway
Economic policy: The trade-tax regime will remain complicated
Economic policy: Government promises to push economic liberalisation
Economic policy: The privatisation of the state insurance company
Economic policy: The divestiture of insurance assets proves controversial
The domestic economy: Inflation is subdued despite oil price rises
The domestic economy: Heinz finds a buyer for the Indian Ocean Tuna cannery
The domestic economy: The EU ratifies a new fishing agreement
The domestic economy: Tourism may be picking up
The domestic economy: Chikungunya fever may damage tourism in 2006
The domestic economy: The massive Eden Island development moves ahead
The domestic economy: A new hotel is planned on Long Island
The domestic economy: The IFC agrees a loan to Nouvobanq
Foreign trade and payments: Seychelles adopts a new investment code
Foreign trade and payments: The new code may not boost FDI
Foreign trade and payments: International arbitrators confirm their ruling against Seychelles