December 8, 2014
There is no threat to Lebanon’s banking secrecy, despite the mounting pressure from the international community to disclose the accounts of Lebanese with dual passports.
So why are many more expats who have British pensions still in the UK looking to take their retirement funds offshore?
Resignation rates in Egypt reached their highest levels in 2011/
December 7, 2014
To begin with, the Arab Spring has changed the geopolitics of oil.
Experts say that growing wheat in the desert makes no economic sense given the logistical and environmental challenges.
"Authorities in the Islamic Republic have long had an embattled relationship with the online space."
December 4, 2014
Superyachts in the UAE have caught a wave of fresh interest over the last year from residents of the Arabian Gulf, Russian and European tourists.
“What one administrator earns in a month is more than what an instructor earns in a year.”
The American Muslim market's unique opportunity is put in context of a fast growing global Islamic/Muslim lifestyle economy representing $2 trillion in consumption (2013).
Despite a recent agreement to improve their situation, activist pressure is set to continue as many controversial issues remain in place.
The Islamic banking industry is being hampered by low profits and "mediocre" customer satisfaction despite impressive growth.
The year 2014 was marked by a number of potentially historic technological innovations.
December 3, 2014
Turkey is among the poorest countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Presently, the two-way trade is estimated at less than $4 billion, up from $700 million a decade ago, a healthy fivefold growth.
Farmers are expecting further deterioration to the agriculture sector following a decision by Syrian authorities over a week ago to halt the import of Lebanese produce.