WEF ranks Middle East top 40

Hui, Cheok Soh
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/16/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 62, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports that Middle East was ranked by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for its economic growth rate. According to WEF, the strong growth of the region was supported by the prices of crude and global linkages. The Arab World Competitiveness Report 2007 indicated that United Arab Emirates is the most competitive economy in the region, followed by Qatar and Kuwait. However, the report stated that a weak education system could cause problems and hinder economic growth.


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