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GCC Population Will Be Lesser and Older by the End of this Century

June 21, 2022

GCC population is expected to become older and lesser by the end of this century as replacement rates are declining

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What’s behind Kuwait’s increasing fiscal breakeven oil price?

October 12, 2021

Why is Kuwait’s fiscal breakeven oil price increasing

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India/UAE Trade: $115 billion Bet

September 30, 2021

India and UAE plan to raise their bilateral trade to USD 115billion

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Economic Impact of Dubai Expo 2020

September 22, 2021

Dubai Expo 2020 will have an impact on the economy through the infrastructure valued at more than USD 12 billion that is being spent to successfully build Expo 2020’s establishment.

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OPEC+ September 2021 meet: Maintaining Status Quo

September 09, 2021

Since the last OPEC+ meeting, conducted on July 18th, the global oil market has witnessed some significant events.

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Following a year of distress, Saudi Arabia economy back on growth path

August 17, 2021

Rising Oil prices enable Saudi Arabia to return to growth. Removal of OPEC+ production cuts expected to boost GDP further in the next few quarters. IMF expects 2.4% growth for 2021.

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COVID-19 accelerates Saudi Arabia’s push towards cashless society

August 10, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s transition towards a cashless society remains on track. Saudi youth inclined to go digital rather than using cash.

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Importance of SMEs in GCC: Challenges amid COVID and way forward

May 19, 2021

Interview with Mr. M. R. Raghu, CEO, Marmore MENA Intelligence

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FAQ’s: Break-even Oil price

April 26, 2021

With improvement in crude oil prices, the borrowing needs of GCC countries could ease. Learn about fiscal breakeven oil prices of GCC Countries

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COVID-19: GCC has mostly resorted to monetary measures

July 07, 2020

Amid COVID-19 GCC has mostly resorted to monetary measures to contain the virus. Strained budgetary position has led to smaller size of stimulus measures.

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Saudi Arabia’s move towards a cash less economy propelled by COVID-19

June 29, 2020

Will enforcement of social distancing be a near-term growth driver for cashless payments in Saudi Arabia? The ratio of POS transactions to ATM withdrawals in Saudi suggests so.

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COVID-19: High Impact Sectors

April 16, 2020

Fears of COVID-19 and measures to combat the virus' spread, such as lockdowns, have affected businesses across sectors - Healthcare, Real Estate, Energy, Hospitality, Banking & Education.

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Is Debt to GDP Ratio a good explanatory of country risk?

July 15, 2019

Debt to GDP ratio explains the risk associated with Sovereign rating. We discuss other risk variables for ratings other than Debt to GDP ratio.

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Oil Price may not be the trigger for reforms

January 24, 2019

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Does Brexit pose an economic puzzle to the GCC?

December 18, 2018

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Bankruptcy law in Saudi Arabia

September 17, 2018

Bankruptcy Law in Saudi Arabia came into effect in August 2018. Will the new Law propel Economic Growth?

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Turkey Crisis: Impact on GCC

September 04, 2018

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Oman witnesses surge in its Non-oil Exports

July 17, 2018

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The “Seesaw” Game of Saudi Liquidity

July 12, 2018

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The Impact of VAT on Key Kuwaiti Sectors

May 07, 2018

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Trade Wars - How will it play out for the GCC?

April 02, 2018

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