FDI is in an important pillar of growth and diversification agendas across theMENA region and, in particular, in the GCC. Several countries have...

Signs of the GCC’s strengthening recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic continue to emerge. The PMI for Dubai rose to its highest level in over two...

The non-oil PMIs for the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar remained in expansionary territory in October, a run that has continued for 11, 14 and 16...

The IMF’s updated GDP growth projection for MENA is largely in line with our baseline, although we are more optimistic than the Fund on the GCC....

Data for the UAE show inflation turned positive in August for the first time since December 2018, due to a 21.8% jump in entertainment and...

The GCC recovery built momentum in Q3, thanks to vaccine progress, easing of health restrictions, and higher oil output. However, the bloc’s GDP...

Expo 2020 starts in the UAE on October 1 and will provide a significant boost to the economy. Although international visitors may be lower than...

After over a year of political impasse, Lebanon has finally formed a government, led by a twice-former prime minister Najib Mikati. The...

New rules on residency visas are just part of the 50 economic initiativesannounced by the UAE to celebrate its golden jubilee. The measures include

Turkey’s economy posted growth of 0.9% q/q in Q2. The better result than our forecast of a 0.6% q/q decline was fuelled by a strong post-lockdown...