Jean-Jacques Ikama

Ikama Jean-Jacques

Congolese economist

Biographie de Ikama Jean-Jacques

Congolese economist and author of Comment partager la rente pétrolière ? Les enseignements d’une expérience africaine, (Editions Technip, Paris, 2013)

Ses articles

OIL AND THE MARGINALISATION OF THE BANKING SYSTEM: A CONGOLESE PARADOX

n°54 First Quarter 2015

To develop a project, businesses need to mobilise capital, especially from the banks. In the hydrocarbons sector, companies generally finance the exploration phase. Then, when the inherently uncertain prospecting phase leads to one or more discoveries with the potential for exploitation, the oil companies draw up development plans and profitability studies to make them eligible for bank financing. To what degree do the Congolese banks contribute to the mobilisation of the capital invested in the...