Information Center: Oil, 2003

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International Monetary Fund
August 12, 2003

Report that includes discussions on the economic developments of Equatorial Guinea that were based on information dated before August 12, 2003, it expresses the opinion of staff members, no necessarily the views of the Executive Board of the IMF.

Ken Silverstein
January 3, 2003

An article that assesses the large amount of revenue the government of Equatorial Guinea gains from oil money in comparison to the continued poverty of many of the nations citizens. The article also discusses the involvement of U.S. banks in supporting the Equatoguinean government's activities.

John Bolender
August 16, 2003

Article looking at US relations with Equatorial Guinea. Bolender argues the Bush administration maintains reasonably friendly relations with the African nation of Equatorial Guinea despite the extreme human rights violations perpetrated by Equatorial Guinea's government against its own people. America's motive is to acquire oil from Equatorial Guinea's vast reserves.

International Monetary Fund
December 9, 2003

Economic and social development indicators and discussions published annually by the IMF.

International Monetary Fund
December 9, 2003

Economic overview and analysis of Equatorial Guinea by the IMF.

The Economist
January 1, 2003

Even with the advent of huge oil revenues in such countries as Equatorial Guinea, the country still remains in poverty. The article discusses what occurs to a tiny state that is enriched with oil discoveries. A normative analysis is given.

Catholic Relief Services
Ian Gary & Terry Lynn Karl
June 1, 2003

Addresses the oil boom that African countries have experienced historically, with particular attention given to Nigeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Chad and Sudan, as well as the particular pitfalls and paradoxes that accompany African petro-states.

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