April 18, 2013
Turkey will transfer the remaining US$1 billion of a $2 billion budget support package agreed for Egypt last year within the next two months, Turkish economy officials and banking sources said on Wednesday.
Egypt's debt-servicing bill is set to jump by almost a third in the next fiscal year, hampering the government's ability to boost economic growth from the slowest pace in two decades.
Some 70 percent of mobile phones in the Lebanese market are smuggled into the country, with officials planning to black the use black market handsets.
France’s Areva says it aims for the majority of its subcontractors to be local firms should it win an expected tender to build nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia.
The Attarat Power Company (APCO) announced Wednesday that six internationally renowned engineering and construction companies have submitted proposals to construct Jordan’s first oil shale-fired power plant.
Egypt’s poor need to be compensated in cash transfers for the removal of subsidies, said an official from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at a press conference in Washington on Tuesday.
April 17, 2013
In a move that is likely to provoke officials in Baghdad, Kurdistan is set to export oil to the world via Turkey as debates rumble on over who should see the cash windfall.
A high-level delegation of Egyptian officials left Cairo on Wednesday, bound for Washington DC to take part in the semi-annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank later this week.
GCC countries will soon pass a law regulating foreign labor in the Gulf countries, including returning to their home countries “marginal” and unskilled foreign workers, a Gulf official said.
Cyprus is due to withdraw restrictions on deposits as Lebanese are urged to deposit their savings in backs back at home.
Inflation in Saudi Arabia rose by 3.9 per cent in March compared to the same month the previous year
As protests increase in the run up to the Bahrain Gran Prix, new figures show that the race has generated $1.3 billion for the small island nation in the nine years since it first hosted the race.
Lebanese authorities are set to reimburse farmers and exporters for delayed subsidies, originally due to be paid in 2011.
Jordan and Iraq have signed an agreement on basic principles to build a pipeline to export crude oil from Basra to Aqaba.
The International Monetary Fund cut its 2013 growth forecast for the Egyptian economy to 2 percent in its April 2013 World Economic Outlook report, down from the 3 percent initially predicted last October.