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Economic Update | Tracking Saudi Aramco’s multibillion-dollar IPO move

11 Dec 2019
Saudi Aramco IPO
Saudi Aramco has listed shares on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) in the world’s biggest-ever initial public offering (IPO). Shares began trading on December 11, and Saudi Aramco’s stock rose by...

Economic Update | Dubai, the region’s financial hub, doubles down on fintech

10 Dec 2019
Dubai fintech
A series of recent developments have underlined Dubai’s commitment to strengthening its position as a regional financial technology (fintech) leader.

Economic Update | The role of artificial intelligence in Qatar’s diversification plans

10 Dec 2019
Qatar ICT development
Qatar has unveiled a new strategy to bolster artificial intelligence (AI) development.

Economic Update | La migración y las remesas están moldeando el gasto del consumidor en Colombia

10 Dec 2019
Colombia consumer spending
En un contexto de crecimiento económico positivo, el gasto de los hogares en Colombia ha evolucionado favorablemente en 2019 gracias a unas bases macroeconómicas sólidas y a factores demográficos.

Economic Update | La Côte d’Ivoire renforce sa production énergétique en exploitant des blocs pétroliers offshore

6 Dec 2019
Côte d’Ivoire energy
Le lancement d’une nouvelle série d’octroi de licences pétrolières offshore en Côte d’Ivoire constitue une étape supplémentaire du développement du secteur de l’énergie dans le pays.

Economic Update | How T&T is leveraging its location to support maritime growth

6 Dec 2019
T&T maritime
In the face of more stringent environmental rules on shipping fuel, Trinidad and Tobago is moving to position itself as a regional centre for liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering.