The April PMIs for both Saudi Arabia and the UAE remained in expansionaryterritory, at 55.2 and 52.7 respectively. Continued recovery from the...

The OPEC+ meeting on 27 April saw oil producers stick to agreements madeearlier in the month. It is expected that the consortium will gradually...

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

The current spread of Covid-19 in the region has yet to be brought undercontrol, leaving us cautious over the prospects for near-term recovery....

In line with trends seen across the GCC, the twin shock of the coronaviruspandemic and low oil prices has put extra pressure on an already strained

The GCC provides an interesting case study of how the vaccine programmesimpact upon the response of countries to rising new cases of Covid-19....

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...

The rise in the oil price closer to budget breakeven levels across the GulfCooperation Council (GCC) countries alleviates pressure on their public...

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

Vaccination roll-out in some Middle Eastern countries has been among the fastest globally. This will facilitate the lifting of local and...