Saudi Arabia's economy is likely to grow 4.6 percent this year, more than previously estimated, helped by a robust performance of the private sector, the International Monetary Fund said.
"Private sector growth is expecte
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry underlined the growing popularity of Islamic finance over the conventional sector in a preparatory report for the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) to be held in Dubai from October 28-30.
Islamic economies are already a significant part of the global economy and are set to become even more important over the next decade, a senior banker has said.
Contrary to popular belief, the Islamic economy is more than just Isl
Qatar’s economy accelerated in the first quarter, driven by strong growth in construction, financial services and trade, restaurants and hotels, said a report.
Qatar real GDP growth accelerated to 6.2 per cent in the year to
Bahrain’s progress in diversifying its economy and creating an investor-friendly environment will be the focus of a special publication by global publishing, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group.
The Middle East region has a significant role to play in Taiwan's dynamic and export-driven economy, said a top official of the Asian country.
With foreign trade a major thrust of Taiwan's development, the Middle East is w
Bahrain's real economic growth increased to 3.1 per cent in fixed prices and 1.4 per cent at current prices in the first quarter of the year, compared with the same period in 2013, a report said.
The oil sector grew by 4.1 per
Bahrain has been named as one of the top five most stable countries in the Middle East in a worldwide ranking of nation states.
The Fragile States Index, created by US-based research institute The Fund for Peace, assesses the pres
Qatar's economy is likely to grow 6.3 per cent this year, much faster than previously expected and well ahead of other oil exporting Gulf states, helped by robust domestic demand, a report showed on Tuesday.
Gross domestic pro
The number of millionaires worldwide grew by nearly 2 million last year and the group grew nearly 14 per cent richer, boosted by rising stock markets and improving economies, according to a study released on Wednesday.