July 17, 2014
Erratic price moves, difficulties of accessing the market, and deep political risks, alongside strong growth, are common characteristics of frontier markets
Lebanon is moving forward with a plan to import water from Turkey, having failed to impose any restrictions on water usage in response to one of the worst water shortages in recent memory.
July 16, 2014
Oettinger also outlined a need in Europe for liquefied natural gas, which Cyprus hopes to make part of its emerging status as an energy hub with the eventual opening of a massive LNG plant.
A two-way street: an inside look into the monumental losses brought to the US economy due to Iranian sanctions
The new report "Losing Billions – The Cost of Iran Sanctions to the U.S. Economy" reveals that between 1995 and 2012, the U.S. sacrificed at least $135 billion and as much as $175 billion in potential export revenue to Iran.
Annual rates in Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah remained stable with nominal increases of two and one per cent respectively.
This will prove beneficial for the overall economy, creating more jobs, which in turn that will help future generations of fresh graduates to find employment.”
July 15, 2014
Going after their daily bread: is Egypt's food subsidy reform all about getting Egyptians to eat less bread?
The government is trying to create incentives for people to consume less than their ration of bread to reduce spending on wheat.
How Egypt plans to deal with $20 billion worth of arbitration cases brought by foreign investors against it
Government seeking to settle some 22 investment disputes against Egypt pending before international arbitration “amicably” in order to avoid fines estimated at $20bn
The research surveyed stakeholders in family businesses with a 2012 turnover and family net worth in excess of $100 million.
July 14, 2014
Despite Lebanon’s increasingly unstable political situation, students from around the globe seek its universities, eager to immerse themselves in Arab culture and the Arabic language.
Putting things in perspective: how many apartments in the Middle East can Ronaldo buy with his World Cup salary?
For the amount that Ronaldo will earn for playing in the tournament, you could purchase a whole settlement of houses in Africa.
The state’s overhaul of the migration and asylum system is an excellent case study of how reform is centrally controlled in the kingdom.
The government’s delay in reimbursing foreign partners threatens Egypt’s gas production as it will lead to a decline in production until 2018
The segment also played an important role in maintaining a social balance between the upper and lower classes.
Lebanon will once again postpone the gas auction which was scheduled for Aug. 10 as some ministers expressed their dissatisfaction over the state’s share stated in the decrees