SAUDI ARABIA. A correction in the stock market failed to have a major impact on Saudi Arabia's economic performance last year. A report by the Kuwait-based Global Investment House (Global) on Saudi Arabia's economic and strategic outlook, said that the Kingdom's economy was in fact exceptionally sound and robust in 2006.
UAE. MENA accounts for 6% of global smartphone shipments but less than 0.1% of mobile advertising; Regional companies are behind global trends allocating only 6%-7% of advertising on digital; Only 2%-3% of digital budget is allocated to mobile and tablet advertising.