How MENA is diversifying away from oil dependency

MENA economies are diversifying to counter the impact of falling oil prices. Here are five economic reforms that will impact the region in years to come.

MENA economies are diversifying to counter the impact of falling oil prices. Here are five economic reforms that will impact the region in years to come.

UAE undaunted by low economic growth in 2017

Central Bank expects a slightly muted GDP expansion due to oil output cut and fiscal consolidation, but macro fundamentals remain strong.

Full steam ahead for Expo 2020 preparations

With just three years to go before the major global event, Dubai appears to be on track to meet its infrastructure targets.

Middle East financial providers warming to blockchain

Financial technology has been challenging the traditional banking model worldwide and regional players are taking heed.

Strategic spending to spur UAE economic growth

As the UAE nurtures a knowledge-based economy, investment in education, health and innovation will help secure its post-oil future.

Search still on for cure to economic growth malaise

Central banks have been experimenting with monetary policy tools, as they struggle to revive an economy that is stuck in low gear.

Non-oil still the strong link in Abu Dhabi’s economic chain

Despite shrinking oil revenues, income from various growth sectors are positively contributing to the emirate’s wealth.

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Trade liberalisation key to global recovery

Economists and central bank leaders have reiterated the importance of opening borders and preventing protectionism.

Nestlé investment perks up Egypt’s consumer goods sector

The Swiss food giant joins a horde of international investors waking up to the country’s potential, thanks to its rapidly growing population.

LNG potential helps draw investors to Egypt

Significant natural gas reserves are increasing foreign oil giants’ appetite, bringing in much needed forex to the North African country.

Egypt economy maps out next wave of recovery

Fiscal indicators appear to be holding up, despite short-term challenges such as rising inflation and moderate GDP expansion.

Strategic spending to spur UAE economic growth

As the UAE nurtures a knowledge-based economy, investment in education, health and innovation will help secure its post-oil future.

Search still on for cure to economic growth malaise

Central banks have been experimenting with monetary policy tools, as they struggle to revive an economy that is stuck in low gear.

Non-oil still the strong link in Abu Dhabi’s economic chain

Despite shrinking oil revenues, income from various growth sectors are positively contributing to the emirate’s wealth.

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