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    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | New developments to spur growth in Abu Dhabi’s retail sector

18 Jun 2018
Abu Dhabi retail
Improving economic conditions, increased tourism numbers and the launch of two major development projects are forecast to support growth in Abu Dhabi’s retail sector, especially within the food and...

Economic Update | Philippines manufacturing fuels broader economic growth

18 Jun 2018
Philippines manufacturing
Manufacturing has maintained its standing as a key growth driver for the Philippines, with rising domestic consumption and a series of major infrastructure projects lifting expansion in both the...

Economic View | Pruet Boobphakam, President, Thailand Elite

18 Jun 2018
Pruet Boobphakam
What are the main strategies for growth in the luxury tourism segment? 

Economic Update | New sector development plan to strengthen Saudi financial services

15 Jun 2018
Saudi Arabia financial services
The Financial Sector Development Programme (FSDP) 2020, which was approved in early May, aims to expand the capacity of financial services firms to meet the financing needs of Vision 2030, Saudi...

Economic Update | China currency swap deal to improve Nigeria’s foreign exchange levels

7 Jun 2018
Nigeria foreign exchange
Nigeria has strengthened efforts to improve its foreign exchange (forex) liquidity with the announcement of a multibillion-dollar currency swap deal with China.

Economic View | Michael Koest, Managing Director and CEO, Ceylon Tobacco Company

6 Jun 2018
Michael Koest
How can the liberalisation of traditional industries impact Sri Lanka’s economy in the medium to long term?