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World Bank declares MENA growth projections 'too rosy'

Mottaghi, World Bank MENA Economist and the author of the brief. The report, entitled ... for their economies as policymakers resist needed reforms,” said Lili Mottaghi, World Bank MENA Economist a ... misleading according a World Bank report. “There is a risk of policy error in trusting economic forecasts ...

10/08/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

World Bank describes tge MENA's economic performance as 'below potential'

depressed” despite the global economy showing signs of strengthening this year, according to the World Bank’s ... Africa is “well below” its true potential due to ongoing turmoil in the region, the World Bank has ... signs of strengthening this year, according to the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report. ...

16/01/2014 - 20:45 - comment 0

Burgan Bank Group wins Best Banking Group in MENA award for the second consecutive year

the Best Banking Group in MENA award for the second consecutive year from Global Banking & Finance ... Group in MENA” award for the second consecutive year from Global Banking & Finance Review, one of the world’s leading global banking and finance online publications. The award comes in recognition of Burgan ...

Press Release - 13/03/2013 - 09:56 - comment 0

The World Bank wants MENA economies to trade more, amongst themselves

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is promoting trade in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to help the economic integration of the region. ... Mouayed Makhlouf, IFC Director for the Middle East and North Africa.Over 1000 guarantees to banks in MENA ...

03/09/2013 - 10:40 - comment 0

Burgan Bank Group wins Best Banking Group in MENA 2012 award

the prestigious “Best Banking Group in MENA 2012” award by Global Banking & Finance Review. Burgan Bank Group announced today that it has received the prestigious “Best Banking Group in MENA 2012” award by Global Banking & Finance Review, one of the world’s leading global banking and finance ...

Press Release - 03/04/2012 - 05:34 - comment 0

World Bank sets up $400 facility to help SMEs in MENA

International Finance Corp, a unit of the World Bank ... a unit of the World Bank, is launching with several partners an investment facility worth up to $400 ... a unit of the World Bank, is launching with several partners an investment facility worth up to $400 ...

26/05/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

UAE to lead MENA’s growth into USD 27 billion transport & logistics market by 2012

logistics service provider in the Gulf region according to the World Bank’s latest Logistics Performance ... is the top trade logistics service provider in the Gulf region according to the World Bank’s latest Logistics ... of the world. In the Gulf, the sector presently accounts for an estimated 2.3 per cent of combined GDP and has ...

18/07/2010 - 08:21 - comment 0

Somali pirates hurt global trade, including MENA countries - World Bank

World Bank report has found. Somali pirates are pushing global trade ... countries, a new World Bank report has found. The report - "Pirates of Somalia: Ending ... bills for guards on board, reports the CNN. The threat of piracy in one of the world's most ...

14/04/2013 - 13:53 - comment 0

Dubai Trade’s role lauded as UAE retains No. 1 spot in MENA region in World Bank report

World, and Chairman, Dubai Trade, today (November 2) welcomed the World Bank’s benchmark “Doing Business ... , and Chairman, Dubai Trade, today (November 2) welcomed the World Bank’s benchmark “Doing Business Report 2012”, ... with the World Bank to serve as the UAE’s principal source of data and communication for the “Doing Business” ...

Press Release - 02/11/2011 - 13:49 - comment 0

Safe haven: Abu Dhabi national bank safest in MENA

amongst 500 largest banks worldwide as one of the safest banks in the world and the safest the Middle East ... Finance’s ranking of the World’s 50 Safest Banks for the fifth consecutive year reflects the strong ... to around number 100 in the world,” said the bank. NBAD has earlier this month been named the Best Asset ...

20/03/2013 - 08:43 - comment 0