Ahmad Esam

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Saudi Arabia’s GDP rose 1.5% y/y in Q2 according to the flash estimate. This was mainly driven by a boost from non-oil activity, which increased...

The PMIs for Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar all remained in expansionaryterritory in July at 55.8, 54.0 and 52.2 respectively. Both the UAE and...

Saudi Arabia’s inflation rose to 5.3% y/y in April from 4.9% y/y in March, but we expect the rate to ease in H2 as the base effects from last...

Attempts to salvage the JCPOA have intensified as discussions through European intermediaries kicked off in Vienna on 6 April. Negotiators are...

PMIs for March remained in positive territory across the GCC but showed nonoil growth at a varying pace in the countries. Qatar and the UAE saw...

Saudi Aramco fulfilled its $75bn dividend pay-out promise in 2020, despite a44% drop in profits. The company transferred SAR413bn to the...