March 2, 2014
“Economic crime in the region still continues to be a significant threat, affecting large and small organisations,” said Wilkinson.
Although confidence in the region is high, MENA’s private equity sector faces challenges in the structuring of investments due to gaps in the region’s legal and regulatory frameworks. However, there are still plenty of opportunities.
February 28, 2014
A February report saying that some 500,000 units have been built without government consent over the past three years.
The High Table dinner starts with a warm Arabian welcome and exclusive reception on the lower helipad deck.
February 27, 2014
Saudi Arabia is one of the most important countries when one talks about New Delhi’s unstated policy of Looking Mid-West.
UAE clothing imports were worth $960 million in 2013, and the Emirates is forecasted to lead the industry in the upcoming years.
In a dire economic outlook for Lebanon, Economy Minister Alain Hakim is telling Beirut to increase consumption to help revive the country's struggling economy.
Bank lending in the UAE grew 7.1 per cent year on year in 2013, according to the latest data from the UAE Central Bank.
It noted that these children work between nine and 12 hours per day, face the risk of injuries and car accidents and do not eat proper meals.
February 26, 2014
GCC leadership needs to peg its public spending to oil prices to avoid endangering the fiscal equilibrium, says one expert.
The GCC economy, underpinned by budget surpluses resulting from high oil prices, will continue to record a dynamic growth rate in 2014.
For example, there are trails that prosecutors had identified in a months-long investigation into business moguls' dealings with Iranian and Saudi businessmen in money-laundering schemes.
A device resembling a credit card swiper is revolutionizing some of Egypt’s politically explosive bread lines and may help achieve the impossible – cutting crippling food import bills.
February 25, 2014
The government of Abu Dhabi created IPIC to leverage the energy expertise embedded in the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, or ADIA, the largest sovereign wealth fund in the Middle East and Adnoc,
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned that Israel risks a financial hit if it is blamed for the failure, but investors and diplomats say they are unconvinced.