309) Second, BIAC
and TUAC can be participants at special meetings of OECD committees.
41] A month earlier, BIAC
had complained that the MAI draft had fundamental shortcomings and had lost sight of the original objectives.
We at the BIAC
decided to focus our activities on centres of strong economic growth and as such, Katanga and the mining industry could not be ignored.
Achieving membership of the BIAC
is certainly a high point.
Standard & Poor's assigned a BBB+ credit rating (two notches above the minimum 'investment grade' rating of BBB-) to both BIAC
and the bank loan.
Headed by the renowned president of the Association Congolaise des Banques, Michel Losembe, BIAC
is pursuing its ambitions, bringing the national banking sector in its wake.
the central IT development and services companies Central Point and BIAC
USCIB is BIAC
's representative in the United States and regularly fields American industry experts for BIAC
and OECD activities.
On Monday (20 December) the European Union cleared Australian airport operator Macquarie Airports' purchase of a 70% stake in Belgian airport operator BIAC
Macquarie Airports' experienced management team will work close[y with BIAC
to add value to the business.
These pan-African banks are diversifying the local supply and shaking up the "traditional" banks such as the BCDC, present since 1909, Citigroup, the Banque Congolaise and the BIAC
(successor of the former Banque Internationale pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest, known as the BIAO).
9) Business organizations from many non-OECD countries participate in BIAC