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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: September 4, 2015
IRAQ. Iraq benefits from massive oil reserves and exports; Projected large increases in production will support economic growth and help alleviate fiscal and external pressures.
Posted: September 3, 2015
UAE. Business conditions improved at the strongest rate in six months, driven by sharper expansions in output and new orders. Marked growth of new work resulted in greater pressure on operating capacity, however, as backlogs of work rose at the quickest pace since the survey began in August 2009.
Posted: September 3, 2015
UAE. UAE's GDP growth in 2015 should reach 3.9% thanks to more established diversification efforts; Despite lower oil prices, GCC must not discourage investment in alternative energy supplies.
Posted: September 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Between 15 - 18 September 1,500 exhibitors representing over 50 countries will engage with 32,000 visitors from around the world in the halls of ExCeL London.
Posted: September 2, 2015
UAE. Site of the UAE nuclear energy program now hosts the only simultaneous construction of four identical nuclear energy reactors in the world.
Posted: September 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Were Saudi defence spending to be financed entirely from net oil export revenues in 2015, the spending would consume ~73.4 percent of these revenues.
Posted: September 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The key assumption is that global markets recover from recent turbulence, China doesn't move aggressively on devaluing its currency, and the Fed raises rates.
Posted: September 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "Looking ahead, we understand that the government is likely to continue issuing debt on a monthly basis under this local currency program to finance its burgeoning fiscal deficit."
Posted: September 1, 2015
EGYPT. One day event to highlight Qalaa Holdings' strategy to increase the volume of Egyptian exports to Africa with the overarching goal of boosting Egypt's economy.
Posted: September 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Figures highlight Non-Doms' growing contribution to UK economy; Budget crackdown may encourage some to re-locate.
Posted: August 31, 2015
UAE. "It'll take some time before China adjusts to a more stable growth path. So, this sort of volatility will be with us for a while and perhaps worse," according to Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics, London Business School.
Posted: August 30, 2015
UAE. Potentially, the ecosystem of Dubai South is expected to generate over a half million jobs and additionally, it hopes to house around a million residents, Research by ValuStrat revealed.
Posted: August 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Lebanon's protest slogan, 'You Stink,' refers to much more than the piling up of garbage on the streets of Beirut and the lack of an efficient waste management system.
Posted: August 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Every UK region is more affluent than five years ago; There has been a significant 41% rise in the number of millionaires in the UK overall since 2010; 715,000 millionaires now live in the UK, compared to 508,000 in 2010.
Posted: August 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 4, 2015
UAE. The Middle East's 16 largest centres of economic growth could have substantial risk from a series of threats over the next decade, according to research for Lloyd's.
date:Posted: September 4, 2015
IRAQ. Iraq benefits from massive oil reserves and exports; Projected large increases in production will support economic growth and help alleviate fiscal and external pressures.
date:Posted: September 4, 2015
EGYPT. A new IFC-supported report by Wamda Research Lab finds that although support for start-ups has grown substantially, many challenges remain, hindering job creation and economic growth.
EGYPT. A new IFC-supported report by Wamda Research Lab finds that although support for start-ups has grown substantially, many challenges remain, hindering job creation and economic growth.
INTERNATIONAL. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report.
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