WEF ranks Middle East top 40
- More winners than losers in a good year for the Middle East. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/23/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 51, p64
The article discusses the performance of the economy in the Middle East in 2005. It has been a good year for the United Arab Emirates and a bad one for Lebanon. Record oil prices and strong oil demand have contributed to the good performance of the economy of the region. Moreover, the region can...
- Growth can be sustained. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;3/28/2008, Vol. 52 Issue 13, p7
The author reflects on sustaining economic growth in the Middle East. He mentions that current projects that include housing developments and improving transport links, are crucial to the continued development of the region and its of economic diversity. He points out that with oil prices at...
- WEF ranks Middle East top 40. Hui, Cheok Soh // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;4/16/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 15, p19
This article focuses on the study released by the World Economic Forum entitled "The Arab World Competitiveness Report 2007," which shows that economies in the Middle East posted strong growth for the fourth consecutive year. It says that the United Arab Emirates leads the region's economies...
- Thinner pickings. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;4/2/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 13, p7
Examines economic trends and construction market developments in Middle East countries as of April 2, 1999. Dipping oil prices; Slowdown in construction work in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Building bonanza in Egypt; Influence of oil prices on the industry.
- Oil volatility puts pressure on Gulf. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;6/15/2012, Vol. 56 Issue 24, p20
The article discusses oil volatility and global oil prices as of June 2012, with a focus on the effects of eurozone debt problems and slowing economic growth in China. Topics include regional government agreements on the price of oil per barrel, increased spending in Middle Eastern companies...
- Surplus to support lower oil revenues. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/19/2014, Vol. 58 Issue 51, p5
The article reports economic developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as of 2014, including the decline in the Dubai Financial Market index by 7.3% on December 16, 2014 due to drop in oil prices.
- Oil importers struggle to balance books. WILKINSON, PHILIPPA // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/28/2015, Vol. 59 Issue 43, p17
The article reports on the impact of economic instability in the Middle East on the crude purchases in the region in 2015 and 2016. Topics covered include the combined budget deficit of North Africa and the Middle East. Also mentioned is the importance of cheap crude prices to the performance of...
- GCC deficit predicted to hit 13 per cent. WILKINSON, PHILIPPA // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/28/2015, Vol. 59 Issue 43, p7
The article reports on the prediction that oil reserves in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman will decline from 2015 to 2020. Topics covered include the financial threats posed by the low oil prices in the Middle East. Also mentioned is the impact of the trend on the gross domestic product (GDP) of...
- Making money in a long boom requires long-term thinking. O'Sullivan, Edmund // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/22/2004, Vol. 48 Issue 43, p48
Comments on economic issues in the Middle East in 2004. Forecast for Brent blend crude oil for 2004; Impact of the oil prices on business; Advice on avoiding frequent office relocation.