August 4, 2014
A gradual return to political stability in Egypt and Tunisia should support activity there, while exports are likely to pick up on the back of the modest recovery in the global economy.
August 3, 2014
The Libyan market was one of the most important export markets for Egypt in recent years due to the ease of transporting goods by land and low ground shipping costs.
The $100 billion-plus Muslim travel market is not confined to Hajj/Umrah, there is a large and expanding leisure market, due to demographics,
Qatar is emerging for the second time in a decade as the only Arab state without a peace treaty and diplomatic relations to have invested in Israel
Since taking the office, President Rouhani’s administration was tasked with the mission of battling to contain the rising inflation
Many small and medium contracting firms are apparently fighting for survival due to the stiff competition in Qatar’s construction sector.
A one-sided affair: Saudi Arabia is interested in 'unconventional gas', but what's stopping in the way?
Saudi Arabia's decade long 'Gas Initiative' is unraveling - taking new turns and twists!
July 31, 2014
In the UAE, the trend is more towards social rather than content. The social segment is controlled by giants like Facebook, Tweeter and Instagram.
As a source of insight, its return on investment is unparalleled — and only just beginning to be realised.
As a result of Egyptians heading to the coast to celebrate the holiday, hotels in resort cities have seen occupancies exceed 90 percent.
July 30, 2014
Abu Dhabi has been focusing on growing its media industry in the past few years – as part of its diversification away from an oil economy.
It is a story repeated across Brazil, reportedly home to nearly 7 million people of Lebanese descent.
July 28, 2014
Egyptian charities, it seems, have not escaped the ramifications of the economic crisis triggered by the January 25 Revolution in 2011
July 27, 2014
Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, is a boon for retailers in the Middle East, South Asia and beyond. And while some Muslims welcome it as a positive sign, others see it as commercialization of a sacred time of year.
While euphoria over the ongoing shale revolution and the energy independence of the Americas continue, yet, there are people - cautioning and asserting - the phenomenon is short-lived and the world would continue to be dependent on the Middle East.