Economy - Guinea-Bissau

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World Trade Organization (WTO)
The WTO is the only international body dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, the legal ground-rules for international commerce and for trade policy. The agreements have three main objectives: to help trade flow as freely as possible, to achieve further liberalization gradually through negotiation, and to set up an impartial means of settling disputes.
World Trade Organization Homepage
U.S. State Department - Bureau of African Affairs
This site is managed by the Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs and is a portal for information from the U.S. State Department.
Economy of Guinea-Bissau
Index of Economic Freedom
For over a decade, The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation, Washington's preeminent think tank, have tracked the march of economic freedom around the world with the influential Index of Economic Freedom. The 2007 Index of Economic Freedom has been redesigned to be accessible to the congressional staffer and the college student, the finance minister and the financial adviser.
Index of Economic Freedom 2007 - Guinea-Bissau
The World Bank
The World Bank came into existence on June 25, 1946. The World Bank's goal is to reduce poverty and improve living standards by promoting sustainable growth and investment in people. To achieve this objective, the bank provides loans, technical assistance and policy guidance to developing-country members. It works in more than 100 developing economies, bringing a mix of finance and ideas to improve living standards and eliminate the worst forms of poverty.
Country Brief: Guinea-BissauThe World Bank - Profile of Guinea-BissauThe World Bank Homepage
globalEDGE
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University (MSU-CIBER), globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
Economy of Guinea-Bissau
MBendi
The MBendi AfroPaedia site is compiled by MBendi Information Services to assist companies and business people around the world to do business in and with Africa.
Mining IndustryOil Industry ProfileCountry Profile
The Energy Information Administration (EIA)
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) is a statistical agency in the U.S. Department of Energy created by Congress in 1977. EIA's mission is to develop energy data and analyses that help enhance the understanding of energy issues on the part of business, government, and the general public.
Energy Production & Consumption Statistics
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
The IMF is "a cooperative institution that 182 countries have voluntarily joined because they see the advantage of consulting with one another in this forum to maintain a stable system of buying and selling their currencies so that payments in foreign money can take place between countries smoothly and without delay." The IMF began operations in Washington, D.C. in May 1946. Membership is open to every country that conducts its own foreign policy and is willing to adhere to the IMF charter of rights and obligations. A list of recent IMF News items on Guinea-Bissau are here available to download.
IMF News Search ResultsGuinea-Bissau and the IMFPress Release: IMF Approves US$2 Million in Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance for Guinea-Bissau, Jan'00