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 – Oct 2, 2023

Markets Major equity markets ended in the red for the last week of Sep: threats of a partial Federal shutdown in the US, the...
2 October, 2023

TV & Radio

Interview with Al Arabiya (Arabic) on avoiding a temporary US shutdown, 1 Oct 2023

In this interview with Al Arabiya aired on 1st October 2023, Dr Nasser Saidi discusses the topic of avoiding a "temporary"...
2 October, 2023

Events & Publications

“Global Macroeconomic Developments: Impact on Travel & Tourism / MICE”, Presentation at the Abu Dhabi Business Events Forum, 26 Sep 2023

Dr Nasser Saidi was invited to join as a guest speaker at the Abu Dhabi Business Events Forum held in Abu Dhabi on 26th September...
28 September, 2023

TV & Radio

Interview on CNN’s Connect The World with Becky Anderson on Huawei, US-China tensions & Middle East linkages, 25 Sep 2023

What Huawei's latest fall line means for the tech giant Dr Nasser Saidi was interviewed on CNN's Connect the World with Becky...
26 September, 2023

Events & Publications

Weekly Economic Commentary – Sep 25, 2023

Markets Major global equities markets posted weekly declines, as investors turned risk-averse with possibility that interest...
25 September, 2023

Events & Publications

Weekly Insights 22 Sep 2023: Will higher fuel prices affect travel & tourism recovery as Saudi Arabia extends production cuts?

Saudi Arabia exports & US Treasuries holdings Tourism & air traffic recovery in the Middle East surpasses global + future...
22 September, 2023

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Recent & Upcoming Events

January 31 Clean Energy Business Council Annual Summit (Dubai)
January 12 Speaker at Oxfam /ESCWA Conference: “Special Drawing Rights and Beyond: The future of development finance, fiscal spending and inequality in the Arab region”
January 10 Speaker at UBS’s Greater China Conference (Hong Kong)
December 10 Panelist at Transparency International Lebanon’s annual event “Right to Live – Corruption Free”’
November 17 Panelist at UNDP’s Regional Dialogue on Arab Human Development