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Economic Update | Dubai’s initiative to boost export and re-export trade

18 Apr 2019
Dubai exports
New financing and financial security channels are likely to help export and re-exporting firms in Dubai cement recent gains and create a foundation for the emirate’s further growth as a retail...

Economic Update | The new Kuwaiti banking merger reflecting GCC-wide consolidation

18 Apr 2019
Kuwait banking
An ongoing round of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Kuwait’s financial services sector is set to create two banking and asset-management powerhouses, with market consolidation having the...

Economic Update | Pourquoi la Côte d’Ivoire a besoin de moderniser ses infrastructures de transport

18 Apr 2019
Côte d’Ivoire transport
En Côte d’Ivoire, où la croissance économique se poursuit, l’urbanisation rapide et l’augmentation de la population devraient conduire le pays à entamer d’importants chantiers de modernisation des...

Economic Update | El factor sorpresa detrás del desempeño récord de las exportaciones del Perú

18 Apr 2019
Peru exports
Un fuerte aumento en los sectores no tradicionales fue la clave para que el Perú lograra en 2018 el mejor desempeño exportador de su historia. Adicionalmente se espera que la expansión continua de...

Economic Update | The new innovation strategies driving Qatari research and development

18 Apr 2019
Qatar research and development
A series of initiatives designed to promote entrepreneurship and incubate start-ups in Qatar are strengthening the country’s research, development and innovation (RDI) ecosystem.

Economic View | Patrick Chalhoub, CEO, Chalhoub Group

17 Apr 2019