About Nasser Saidi & Associates

Established in 2012, we provide economic advisory and business consultancy services to a diverse range of stakeholders in the Middle East and North Africa region ranging from the public sector and private sector, government related enterprises, banks and financial institutions as well as Central Banks and Regulators of the banking and financial system.

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Events & Publications

Weekly Economic Commentary – Aug 8, 2022

Markets Global equity markets were mixed, with Nasdaq advancing by 22% and others posting marginal gains (S&P 500, Asia...
8 August, 2022

Media Comments & Quotes

Comments in the Economist’s article “An oil windfall offers Gulf states one last chance to splurge”, 7 Aug 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in The Economist's article titled "An oil windfall offers Gulf states one last chance to...
8 August, 2022

Events & Publications

Weekly Insights 5 Aug 2022: Middle East economic activity steadies as loan growth rises & inflation bites

Weekly Insights 5 Aug 2022: Middle East economic activity steadies as loan growth rises & inflation bites 1 PMI stays...
5 August, 2022

Events & Publications

Weekly Economic Commentary – Aug 1, 2022

Markets Global equity markets climbed up The S&P 500 and Nasdaq in the US posted the biggest monthly percentage gains since...
1 August, 2022

Events & Publications

Weekly Insights 29 Jul 2022: Heading to a Global Recession? Potential Risks

Weekly Insights 29 Jul 2022: Global Growth to Slow in 2022 & Potential Risks 1 IMF revises down global economic growth...
29 July, 2022

Events & Publications

Weekly Economic Commentary – Jul 25, 2022

Markets Global equity markets advanced last week, thanks to some better-than-expected earnings results, while Europe’s...
25 July, 2022

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Recent & Upcoming Events

May 23 Panelist at the Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (Abu Dhabi)
May 18 Panelist at the National University of Singapore’s Middle East Institute Annual Conference (online)
May 17 Panelist at the IMF REO MENA Launch event (online)
March 28 Panelist at the UNFCCC’s MENA Climate Week 2022 (Dubai)
March 24 Panel discussion on “The Pressing Economic Situation in Lebanon: Challenges & Solutions” by May Chidiac Foundation – Media Institute