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...

Oil exports from Saudi Arabia soared to SAR61.5bn in June, a 123% increase from a year earlier, as oil output started to rise and oil prices...

The Delta variant is causing concern globally and is becoming significant in the Middle East. It now accounts for most of the cases in Bahrain,...

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...