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Regional countries tipped on market integration

Published on June 20, 2017

Ernst and Young (EY), the global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services, has urged regional governments to invest more in market integration to help absorb global economic shocks.

According to Allan Gichuhi, the Rwanda EY partner, ensuring more market integration while embracing innovative technologies will help the region become more economically resilient and thus attract more foreign direct investments.

Gichuhi said the global political, economic and investment landscape has entered an exceptional period of transition emanating from the UK vote to leave the European Union (EU), the election of Donald Trump as the US President and China’s entry into a new phase of slower economic growth among other factors. Read more. Source | New Times