May 29, 2014
“We have many questions what is exactly meant by the changes. I don’t think these measures go far enough,” said James Lynch, an Amnesty International official.
WTO membership is seen as a key step in the global economy because it gives countries easier access to other countries' markets under a set of agreed rules, as well as a forum to deal with trade disputes.
May 28, 2014
There is approximately one car for every two persons in Lebanon. That's an extremely high figure for a developing country (Turkey has one car per seven people, South Africa has one in five).
The establishment of a solid, working, corporate governance structure is key for any company looking to invest in a portfolio of different opportunities.
To gauge how Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi’s likely victory in this week’s Egyptian presidential election is winning over investors, look no further than the country’s creditworthiness.
The fabled secrecy that Swiss banks used to provide — and which was a key to its attractiveness as a financial centre — has been cracked open.
May 27, 2014
Should developers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Australia, the United States and elsewhere be worried by the $400 billion deal between Russia and China?
Mena-based executives are also seeing an improvement in the global economy with 61 per cent of those surveyed confident in the resurgence.
May 26, 2014
The long-delayed GCC customs union, which was first launched in 2003, is expected to facilitate trade between the members of the GCC and boost investments within the region.
Both candidates recently released their economic platform, promising prosperity and development in various sectors.
As a lifelong belief, we should be clear about our financial bottomline, says Hutchinson. “You must not attempt to spend money that you do not possess.”
"There is a real economic boom. (The displaced) have got things moving, and the jobless have found work," said Sami Sufi, who heads the province's chamber of commerce and industry.
May 25, 2014
Last month, Dubai had been named as one of the top 25 places to go worldwide in the Traveller Choice Awards 2014 by TripAdvisor.
oreign visitors to Iran are the most visible effect of President Hassan Rohani’s drive to mend ties with the US and Europe.
Such is the variety of people living and working in the Gulf that there will be mixed perceptions of the international value of their dollar-linked wealth and earnings these days.