Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Business / DT 1 / 2015

Swedish public prosecutor investigates SEKAB’s sale of African biofuel projects

The economic crime unit of the Swedish police has launched a preliminary investigation into the 2009 sale by the Swedish biofuel firm SEKAB of its African assets to the company’s former CEO, Per Carstedt. Meanwhile, Carstedt is racing against time to secure aid financing from Sida and the African Development Bank to establish a major sugar production facility in Tanzania.

Norfund's last-minute gas deal

The aid-financed risk fund Norfund has finally gained a stronghold in the African gas sector, only to see the Parliament ban aid investments in gas.

Schemes to beef up exports

Denmark has launched several new schemes aimed at creating synergies between promoting Danish exports and development efforts.