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.

News, articles and publications

Events & Publications

Weekly Insights 14 Jun 2024: Saudi GDP declines but non-oil activities provide buffer; inflation eases in Egypt & Lebanon

Saudi GDP, industrial production Oman budget surplus Inflation eases in Egypt & Lebanon  Download a PDF copy of...
14 June, 2024

Events & Publications

Weekly Economic Commentary – Jun 10, 2024

  Download a PDF copy of the weekly economic commentary here   Markets Equities markets were mostly in...
10 June, 2024

TV & Radio

Interview with Al Arabiya (Arabic) on GCC’s potential to become “Middle Powers”, 9 Jun 2024

In this interview with Al Arabiya aired on 9th June 2024, Dr Nasser Saidi discusses his view that at a time of global...
10 June, 2024

Events & Publications

Weekly Insights 8 Jun 2024: GCC PMIs stable. Egypt signs of recovery. Lebanon continues contracting. Sustained rise in shipping rates to herald inflation?

Middle East PMIs  Qatar GDP, inflation, deposits, tourism Trade disruptions, shipping costs & supply chain pressures...
8 June, 2024

Articles Posts & Op-eds

“The GCC will benefit from a US-China chill”, Op-ed in Arabian Gulf Business Insight (AGBI), 4 Jun 2024

The opinion piece titled "The GCC will benefit from a US-China chill" was published in the Arabian Gulf Business Insight (AGBI)...
5 June, 2024

Events & Publications

Weekly Economic Commentary – Jun 3, 2024

  Download a PDF copy of the weekly economic commentary here   Markets Equities markets ended in the red last...
3 June, 2024

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Recent & Upcoming Events

May 23 UN ESCWA Regional Workshop on ‘Dynamic Simulators for Addressing Deficiencies in International Indices within the Arab Region’ (Muscat)
May 10 Middle East Council on Global Affairs “Reinventing Money: Central Bank Digital Currencies and their Global Implications” (Istanbul)
May 1 Panel discussion at the Economy Middle East Summit 2024 (Abu Dhabi)
April 24 IMF conference on Industrial Policy for Diversification (Riyadh)
April 18 IMF Regional Economic Outlook Panel Discussion