Middle East states fared poorly in a new edition of a survey that measures their business friendliness. The World Bank’s annual Doing Business 2013 report saw most countries in the region fall in global rankings. CONTINUE READING
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Saudi Arabia’s labor problems will “cloud” the country’s short-term outlook, according to analysts.
Long seen as synonymous with poverty and droughts, Ethiopia has broken all stereotypes and seen the largest increase in number of dollar millionaires in Africa over the past six years as its economy soars.
Natural gas importer UAE is working on a number of projects that could boost the country’s natural gas production
Guinea’s impoverished economy received a major boost in late November when Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Company signed a deal with the government to build an alumina refinery, which is expected to attract an estimated USD 5 billion in foreign investment.
The Bahraini government and the International Monetary Fund seem to be at odds in their assessment of the country’s economic progress.
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AlifArabia’s aim is to offer a brutally frank but sincere analysis on the Middle East region’s business and political issues.
It wants to see a thriving and dynamic Middle East that encourages corporate and government transparency, investments and policies that allow the economies to grow.