Politics & Economics

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Posted: 19-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Something extraordinary, albeit not unexpected, is happening in the Persian Gulf region. The United States, lacking a coherent strategy to deal with Iran and too distracted to develop one, is struggling to navigate Iraq’s fractious political landscape in search of a deal that would allow Washington to keep a meaningful military presence in the country beyond the end-of-2011 deadline stipulated by the current Status of Forces Agreement. At the same time, Saudi Arabia, dubious of U.S. capabilities and intentions toward Iran, appears to be inching reluctantly toward an accommod
Posted: April 25, 2018
Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) is the largest regular economic survey of accountants around the world, in terms of both the number of respondents and the range of economic variables it monitors.
Posted: April 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
Posted: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
Posted: April 16, 2018
BAHRAIN. Event organized by American Chamber with speakers from Deloitte; Bahrain is committed to bringing VAT into force by 1 January 2019, although an exact date has yet to be set.
Posted: April 12, 2018
UAE. Dr Aisha Bin Bishr participates in panel discussion at UN General Assembly.
Posted: April 12, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Orange Business Services provides automated threat intelligence services to New Zealand cybersecurity unit.
Posted: April 12, 2018
UAE. Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) has become an integral part of African policymakers' strategy to counter the perception of risk and promote more inward FDI.
Posted: April 12, 2018
ESTONIA. New project titled "Automated systems on the battlefield" launched.
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE. The global economic growth is now driven by developing countries and companies in the developing world are becoming the growth driver of global economy.
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE received 29% of the FDI received by the Arab countries; Interview with HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy
Posted: April 9, 2018
UAE. HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum launches e-platform for FDI established by the UAE Ministry of Economy, at the Middle East's largest investment summit - Annual Investment Meeting (AIM)
Posted: April 9, 2018
The European Union is the largest trading partner of the GCC, when counted as a single economy; UAE's total trade with the European Union reached EUR52 billion.
Posted: April 9, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Business conditions improved at the slowest rate since the survey began, largely reflecting subdued increases in new orders and employment during March.
Posted: April 7, 2018
EGYPT. The survey, sponsored by Emirates NBD and produced by IHS Markit, contains original data collected from a monthly survey of business conditions in the private sector.
Posted: April 7, 2018
UAE. Growth momentum in the non-oil private sector continued to ease at the end of the first quarter, with the latest data signalling the most muted expansion seen since May last year.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 25, 2018
Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) is the largest regular economic survey of accountants around the world, in terms of both the number of respondents and the range of economic variables it monitors.
date:Posted: April 25, 2018
UAE. PwC launches latest Middle East Economic Crime and Fraud Survey which analyses feedback from organisations across the region; 34% of respondents reported fraud and/or economic crime in their organisations in the last 2 years, up from 26% in 2016.
date:Posted: April 25, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. LinkedIn launches new campaign to support Saudi women join the Kingdom's workforce; new research explores barriers and opportunities for career women in Saudi.
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