The Flight of the Phoenix: Investing in Zimbabwe's Rise from the Ashes during the Global Debt Crisis

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epubli, Jul 17, 2013 - Business & Economics
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The business environment in Zimbabwe is changing. Why should it matter to you? The world as we knew it, is upside down. Lehman, Euro Crisis, Ponzi-Schemes of global proportions. What had been perceived as secure, looks increasingly shaky – like Western sovereign bonds. So the independent mind should take a fresh look at investment frontiers were the prejudiced would run away screaming. And there is hardly a country as undervalued as Zimbabwe. The catalyst for change will be its industrious people and the elections of 2013. In this book you will learn about: - The past and present of Zimbabwe - The Zimbabwean hyperinflation, how it relates to what all central banks are doing now and how to protect yourself - Why Africa in general and Zimbabwe in particular offers ample opportunities for business uncorrelated to the West - Scenarios for the election outcomes – timing is key Caveat Emptor! TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1 INTRODUCTION 2 PAST AND PRESENT ZIMBABWE 3 THE WESTERN DEBT CRISIS - AND HOW IT RELATES TO ZIMBABWE 4 THIRTY YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE: A CASE STUDY IN ARRESTED SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 5 MICRO-ECONOMIC DEEP DIVE: ZIMBABWE'S ECONOMIC SECTORS 6 CURRENT ISSUES: RESTRICTIVE MEASURES AND INDIGENISATION 7 IN SEARCH FOR SAFE HAVENS: INVESTING IN AFRICA IN GENERAL AND ZIMBABWE IN PARTICULAR 8 THE UPCOMING ELECTION OF 2013 9 CONCLUSION AND OUTLOOK
 

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Contents

Introduction
Past and Present Zimbabwe
The Western Debt Crisis and how it relates to Zimbabwe
A Case Study in arrested socioeconomic
Zimbabwes Economic Sectors and relevant
Restrictive Measures and Indigenisation
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The upcoming Election of 2013
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B Bibliography
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Joerg Bauer (39) is involved with international capital markets since Black Monday in 1987. His investment strategy is predominantly focused on emergent markets and since 2003 the highly prospective African continent. In addition to Zimbabwe he has visited many other African countries on investment related journeys and other occasions and has taken a deep interest in its social and economic development.

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