Saudi Arabia’s reforms being rolled out in a bid to boost foreign investment, including a landmark decision to liberalise the kingdom’s capital markets, will be the focus of a study.
‘The Report: Saudi Arabia 201
Economic growth in the GCC countries has been high over the last decade and has been comparable to growth in the emerging markets, while it was considerably higher than in the world at large, said an expert.
In order to maintain s
Bahrain’s business leaders want to form a greater proportion of MPs in the next parliament, to boost its stock of economic knowledge and business acumen.
Around 30 prominent members of the country's business community, i
North African economies are likely to overtake the economic growth in the Gulf, despite challenges such as large current account and fiscal deficits, three years after the Arab Spring uprisings, said a report.
A gradual return to
An impending bond issue by Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications firm Etisalat may not only be the region's largest deal so far this year, but also set a record for tight pricing as the Gulf becomes more of a mainstream investment destination
The opportunities to strengthen economic ties between the UAE and China were the focus of talks during a two-day visit to the country by UAE minister of state Dr Sultan Al Jaber.
The visit is expected to lay the ground work for in
The rate of obesity continues to climb across the world's most developed countries, with certain nations and groups of people such as women and the poor hit harder by the recent economic crisis, the OECD said.
While rates are
Bahrain has to gear up to face global economic challenges and open up on promising Asian investment zones, His Majesty King Hamad said.
In wide-ranging comments to editors-in-chief of local newspapers, he descr
Increasing youth participation and economic diversification were the focus of the Jeddah Economic Forum recently.
The forum, considered the 'Davos of the Middle East,' featured a panel discussion about
Chief economists and experts are set to debate regional and global economic outlook on financial strategy at an upcoming forum in Bahrain.
The Euromoney GCC Financial Forum will take place on March 4 and 5 at the Ritz-Carlton Hote