Politics & Economics

FEATURED REPORT...
Posted: 19-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Something extraordinary, albeit not unexpected, is happening in the Persian Gulf region. The United States, lacking a coherent strategy to deal with Iran and too distracted to develop one, is struggling to navigate Iraq’s fractious political landscape in search of a deal that would allow Washington to keep a meaningful military presence in the country beyond the end-of-2011 deadline stipulated by the current Status of Forces Agreement. At the same time, Saudi Arabia, dubious of U.S. capabilities and intentions toward Iran, appears to be inching reluctantly toward an accommod
Posted: December 20, 2017
QATAR. The survey sought to explore the status of working women in the MENA region by analyzing their perceptions of equality at work and looking into challenges faced at work, as well as career and life ambitions.
Posted: December 19, 2017
UAE. Businesses in 2018 will continue to face profound uncertainty because of the increasingly personalised and assertive style of national leaders who pursue more aggressive and more transactional diplomacy.
Posted: December 19, 2017
UAE. UAE is second largest Foreign Direct Investment destination in MENA region; UAE's inbound FDI reached US$9 billion in 2016.
Posted: December 18, 2017
LONDON. Continuing to replicate the single market and customs union after the transition would prevent the UK from ever making the most of the opportunities created by Brexit.
Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. Two-way trade between UAE and China crossed US$35 billion in the first 9 months and is expected - for 2017 - to overtake last year's US$46.3 billion.
Posted: December 14, 2017
HONG KONG. Heaven Springs Dynasty Harvest Group holds more than 80 international patents under the WIPO PCT system of 152 countries and regions.
Posted: December 13, 2017
UAE. Joining list of Influencers including Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron and , Indian Prime Minister Modi; Received almost 250K followers since joining with followers spanning the globe.
Posted: December 13, 2017
UAE. Preview event calls for innovation, growth and investment in fintech in line with UAE Vision 2021.
Posted: December 8, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. While these predictions do not constitute Saxo's official market forecasts for 2018, they represent a warning of a potential misallocation of risk among investors who typically see just a one percent likelihood to these events materialising; 2018 will be a true roller coaster ride compared to an outrageously placid 2017.
Posted: December 6, 2017
NEW YORK. Shortlist of companies with the biggest impact on the digital media world nominated by the Diplomatic Council's Global Media Innovator Board; The winner will be presented at the DC annual gala on February 2, 2018 in Frankfurt.
Posted: December 6, 2017
LONDON. Business activity growth slows from October's six-month high; Sharp and accelerated rise in prices charged by service providers; Job creation remains subdued in November.
Posted: December 6, 2017
UAE. The Dubai Government is eager to collaborate with emerging sectors, such as FinTech, to put in place the necessary frameworks that will help cement the emirate's position as an epicentre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Posted: December 5, 2017
LEBANON. Byblos Bank, in cooperation with the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut, issued the results of the Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index for Q3 2017.
Posted: December 5, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The main types of exports to Saudi Arabia are pharmaceuticals, precious stones, jewelry, machines, clocks and coffee.
Posted: December 4, 2017
UAE. Stable energy prices will underpin growth, with the price for Brent crude oil fluctuating in a tight range of US$50-60 per barrel; Regional political instability remains the main risk to MENA economies.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 17, 2018
UAE. Here are the top five technology trends that digital leaders should invest in for 2018: Put your data to work; Re-invent how networks work; Automate your virtual assistant; Embrace all the clouds; Embed security in everything.
date:Posted: January 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Zebra Technologies-IHL Group study examined the current and future retail marketplace in North America and EMEA region.
date:Posted: January 17, 2018
UAE. Consumers who own in-home digital voice assistant devices are using their smartphones less often for entertainment and online purchasing.
UAE. Here are the top five technology trends that digital leaders should invest in for 2018: Put your data to work; Re-invent how networks work; Automate your virtual assistant; Embrace all the clouds; Embed security in everything.
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