January 6, 2015
The Egyptian government has decided to no longer subsidise farmers planting cotton effective the upcoming growing season.
OPEC’s biggest members are counting down the months until their upstart rivals lose the one thing shielding them from crashing oil prices – hedges.
January 5, 2015
GCC countries are in an excellent position to become a global meetings hub because of their growing trade activity.
Speaking at an economic conference in Tehran, he said the Islamic republic would not give up its principles but it would be better placed to conclusively emerge from recession if it opened up
January 4, 2015
It may be 2015, but oil prices are what they were during the Grand Recession: what will the new year hold for the ME's economies?
Oil markets plunged further — sinking below $53, a level last seen during the Great Recession —as sun was setting on 2014.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi made several economic promises to Egyptians prior to his election.
January 1, 2015
The dollar was on track Thursday to end 2014 with a gain of 12 per cent against a basket of major currencies.
To pin the current price slide on any one party is detrimental to finding solutions
December 31, 2014
Inflation rates across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region ranged between 1.02 percent and 3.11 percent in October 2014.
The “millennials” — the 25-34 year olds and the favoured demographic of marketers — in the Gulf seem to have far weightier things on their mind than their counterparts elsewhere.
December 30, 2014
Some 5.5 million students started the 2014-2015 school year on Sept. 17 across Turkey, exposing a string of problems stemming from a shortage of teachers, to overcrowded classrooms and the failure to appoint principals, as well as uncertainties concerning enrollment.
The crude oil market was the black swan event of 2014
People with disabilities in Jordan face difficulties in finding jobs, while those who are employed work under difficult conditions.
December 29, 2014
While airlines, software firms and consumer companies led the way for young business graduates as a career path, the banking sector lagged behind, according to a 2014 survey.
With its 20th anniversary, shoppers are being offered great deals, discounts and ‘A Million Reasons to Shop’ during the 32-day fete.