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Vol 4 (AAC) No 2

Published 1st December 2010


Gabon

Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba

President, Gabon

Newish President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba aims to end Gabon’s economic dependence on oil along with its traditional ties to France. A 9-12 November trip to Singapore yielded a deal for a fertiliser plant at Port Gentil worth US$1.3 billion with Olam International. This follows offers from the China National Offshore Oil Corporation and Korea National Oil Corporation to advise Libreville on the setting up of Gabon’s new national oil company.

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