TV Partners Weekly Lookahead
15-19 Dec 2014
Bulgaria on Air
J Resources Asia AGM MON;
Nipress TBK PT AGM WED; Centratama Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk PT AGM WED; Hanson Int'l AGM THU; Bank Pembangunan AGM THU; Solusi Tunas Pratama AGM THU
National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) launches United Front Political Platform, Johannesburg SAT-TUE (BTV-A monitoring); Angola Human rights Activist on Trial for Libel vs 7 Generals in Gem Torture Case, Luanda MON (monitoring); Rwanda 3Q GDP WED (monitoring)
For Friday's Africa Business Weekly, four packages planned: Black pod disease impact on the cocoa sector (from Nigeria); Kenya property sector; Low oil price and what it means to Africa's producers; Low oil price impact on airlines
Watching for India Gov't Mid-Year Economic Review; Watching Vistara (http://www.airvistara.com/travel/fly/home) likely to be awarded air operators permit Times of India: Vistara may get nod to fly next week;
Delhi High Court to hear National Herald Case (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_National_Herald_%28India%29) MON; AIBI Summit 2014 (http://www.aibi.org.in/) MON (BTV-I to cover). Guests include Ashishkumar Chauhan, Vallabh Bhansali , Nimesh Kampani, Uday Kotak, Hemendra Kothari, UK Sinha, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala; Supreme Court to hear Uttarakhand Hydro Projects case TUE 'Wiser' after U'khand floods, Centre tells SC; Gov't to consider 31 FDI proposals TUE (http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/govt-to-consider-31-fdi-proposals-on-dec-16/article6669882.ece); Supreme Court to hear India Premier League (cricket) case (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Indian_Premier_League_spot-fixing_and_betting_case) WED; PwC-CII report 'Bridging the Gap Through Digital' (http://financialdistributionsummit.com/programme.php) presentation THU (BTV-I to cover); Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT, representing brick-and-mortar retailers) rally opposing e-commerce (http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2014-10-13/news/54970987_1_traders-body-cait-today-national-governing-council-offline) THU; Final arguments in 2G Spectrum Case (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2G_spectrum_scam) FRI; Railways financial health panel report due SUN (http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/prabhu-ropes-in-d-k-mittal-to-head-panel-on-railway-financial-health-114120300988_1.html)
Central Bank Survey of Expectations (http://www.tcmb.gov.tr/wps/wcm/connect/TCMB+EN/TCMB+EN/Main+Menu/STATISTICS/Tendency+Surveys/Survey+of+Expectations/) released FRI.
Watching Mexico potentially passing Brazil as top auto manufacturer in Latin America; Watching potential downsizing of oil projects due to the fall in oil prices; Retail Sales data THU (expected weaker, despite Black Friday); Unemployment Rate FRI; Central Bank Economist Survey FRI; Central Bank policy meeting minutes FRI.
VIVA Kuwait Telecom to begin trading SUN on Kuwait Stock Exchange
*VIVA SHARES TO MAKE TRADING DEBUT IN KUWAIT ON DEC. 14. (http://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/viva-financial-631541).
Al Arab will interview a representitive from NBK Capital, the lead advisor of the listing;
Al Arab covering infant formula pricing scandal (interviews).
New Partner Channel Originals
BTV Originals Coming Soon
>Studio 1.0: Bill Gurley
>Studio 1.0: John Chen
*available on ftp currently
>The Great Disrupters (60 mins)
>The Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit