Tuesday 1 December 2015

Bahrain’s GDP ‘double the world average’

Bahrain’s average Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita topped $24,153 last year, according to a recent report. The updated figures released by the Arab Investment and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Dhaman) found tha


Mideast ICT market to hit $20bn, outpacing global average

The Middle East region’s information and communication technology (ICT) market is set to jump from a projected $15 billion this year to $20 billion in 2020, outpacing the global average, according to market intelligence firm IDC.


Century of growth for European men: Up 11cm

The average height of European men grew by a surprising 11 centimetres from the early 1870s to 1980, reflecting significant improvements in health across the region, according to new research published on Monday. Contrary to expec


Brent to average $105 in 2012 from $111 in 2011

Brent crude will average $105 a barrel next year, not far below this year's record high average near $111, a Reuters poll found. A quarter of analysts have reduced their forecasts since a similar poll a month ago because of worries abo

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