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 Economic Commentary – Jun 5, 2023

Markets US equity markets were up last week, with S&P 500 touching a 9-month high, after the US debt ceiling legislation was...
5 June, 2023

Events & Publications

Weekly Insights 2 Jun 2023: Global trade prospects remain uneven – for now, GCC oil trade & revenues provide support

Global trade prospects Saudi Q1 trade, monetary stats, population Oman fiscal surplus       Download a PDF copy...
3 June, 2023

TV & Radio

Interview with Al Arabiya (Arabic) on the US debt ceiling bill, 31 May 2023

In this interview with Al Arabiya aired on 31st May 2023, Dr Nasser Saidi discusses the US debt ceiling deal and next steps US...
1 June, 2023

TV & Radio

Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 31 May 2023

Aathira Prasad joined Manus Cranny  on 31st of May, 2023 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East show, discussing the...
1 June, 2023

Media Comments & Quotes

Comments on UAE-Turkey CEPA in Zawya, 30 May 2023

Aathira Prasad's comments (posted below) on the prospects for UAE-Turkey CEPA in the backdrop of President Erdogan's election...
31 May, 2023

Events & Publications

Weekly Economic Commentary – May 29, 2023

Markets Equity markets in the US rose to a 9-month high on Fri, given strong economic data (eg durable goods orders, personal...
29 May, 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