PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES. Publicis Groupe becomes first publicly-listed international communications group to enter the Palestinian market through the acquisition of an equity stake in Zoom Advertising.
KUEAIT. There is plenty of potential in the Kuwaiti market, should investor interest remain and the government carries out its proposed spending plans. The government's 2014/15 budget is expansionary, with expenditure growth of 3.2% to US$77.3 billion.