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. After 18 months of relatively stable conditions with the lack of demand growth being matched by minimal growth in supply, the market is now starting to show initial signs of declining performance, according to JLL