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 tourism poised for growth amid hotel projects

As the country builds up its post-oil economy, aviation and hospitality will play crucial roles in bringing in tourism dollars.

OPEC output deal puts oil prices in recovery mode

The oil trade bloc’s first production cut in eight years has given the market fresh impetus, with crude enjoying a rally.

UAE sets sights on 4% GDP growth in 2017

Authorities are focusing on enabling the private sector, including SMEs, in a nationwide effort to bolster the country’s economy.

Managing and mitigating risks in treasury

Corporate treasurers have a key role to play in mitigating risk and supporting corporate governance within their organisations. This is especially so because treasury departments themselves are usually regarded as a high-risk environment, writes Chris van Dijl, Managing Director, Cugavadi

Infographic: What are the population trends in the Arab world?

In 2015 there were more men than women in most of the selected Arab countries

Egypt's textile sector weaves a better future

More investments and regulatory reforms could help the industry rise above current market challenges and secure its position as a global hub

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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.

Dollar surges as oil heaves sigh of relief

Greenback rallies as era of US fiscal restraint ends with Donald Trump heading to the White House, but OPEC’s output cut gave markets reason to celebrate.

Egypt must look beyond fossil fuels to power cement sector

Renewable energy will play a major role in ensuring cement production keeps pace with growing demand, as the country builds up its infrastructure.

Egypt drafts law to usher in natural gas boom

The liquefied natural gas industry is set for a revival as authorities lay out the foundation to allow streamlined trading of the commodity.

Managing and mitigating risks in treasury

Corporate treasurers have a key role to play in mitigating risk and supporting corporate governance within their organisations. This is especially so because treasury departments themselves are usually regarded as a high-risk environment, writes Chris van Dijl, Managing Director, Cugavadi

Infographic: What are the population trends in the Arab world?

In 2015 there were more men than women in most of the selected Arab countries

Egypt's textile sector weaves a better future

More investments and regulatory reforms could help the industry rise above current market challenges and secure its position as a global hub

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