BAHRAIN. While Bahrain's fiscal account is vulnerable to a major oil price correction, S&P believes continued economic recovery and inflows of Gulf Cooperation Council funds should ensure steady growth to sufficiently limit the increase in sovereign debt.
UAE. With several high value mergers and acquisitions (M&A) expected to take place in the MENA region over the coming months, the question of whether now is the time to consider an M&A growth strategy is becoming more evident.
UAE. The vast aircraft orders placed by airlines at November's Dubai Airshow highlight the rapid growth of the Gulf region's air carriers and represent a bold statement of intent regarding their future expansion plans.