Economics

Iceland's volcanic nature may be bad for supply chains but is great for tourism and geothermal energy ©Getty Images
Country spotlight: Iceland
Procurement's role in SA's economic strategy
Can the Sultan of Oman modernise the country?
In Japan the old ways still exist side by side with the disruptive influence of technology and innovation ©Getty Images
Lessons from Japan
The world needs thoughtful leadership
UK purchasing managers' index: the lost decade
Climbing is one of the draws for tourism, which accounted for 7.5% of GDP in 2017 ©Getty Images
Country spotlight: Nepal
Focus on costs to tackle slowdown, says economist
Indonesia: the most splintered country in the world
Improved life expectancy and a declining birth rate mean Japan faces a labour shortage ©Getty Images
Country spotlight: Japan
Iranian exports are expected to drop a further 500,000 BPD, according to Moody's. © AFP/Getty Images
Geopolitical tensions threaten MENA growth
Australian $50 bill printed with typo