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 Insights 20 May 2022: Rising Oil Prices Benefit Oil Exporters, but Being Food Importers Hurts All

Weekly Insights 20 May 2022: Rising Oil Prices Benefit Oil Exporters, but Being Food Importers Hurts All 1 Oman posts...
20 May, 2022

TV & Radio

Radio interview with Dubai Eye’s Business Breakfast on Lebanon’s elections, 17 May 2022

  Lebanon has voted in the first parliamentary election since the country’s economic collapse, with many saying they...
18 May, 2022

TV & Radio

Interview with Sky News Arabia on Lebanon, 16 May 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi was interviewed on Lebanon’s elections, and potential recovery subject to implementation of reforms The Sky...
17 May, 2022

Events & Publications

Weekly Insights 13 May 2022: Despite inflationary pressures, GCC economic activity shows improvement

Weekly Insights 13 May 2022: Despite inflationary pressures, GCC economic activity shows improvement 1 PMIs in the GCC remain...
13 May, 2022

Events & Publications

Weekly Economic Commentary – May 9, 2022

Markets Major global markets again ended in the red last week: though markets cheered the Fed hike initially, heavy selling...
9 May, 2022

Events & Publications

Weekly Insights 6 May 2022: Saudi Arabia thrives on oil gains; will Fed’s hike be a bane or boon for GCC/ MENA?

Weekly Insights 6 May 2022: Saudi Arabia thrives on oil gains; will the Fed hike be a bane or a boon 1 Saudi Arabia grows by...
6 May, 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