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Weekly Insights 14 Oct 2021: Global divergence in growth predicted – can MENA cope?

Weekly Insights 14 Oct 2021: Global divergence in growth predicted - can MENA cope   1 The IMF expects global growth to...
14 October, 2021

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Weekly Insights 16 Sep 2021: Saudi Arabia’s economic activity picks up pace

Weekly Insights 16 Sep 2021: Saudi Arabia’s economic activity picks up pace 1 Saudi Arabia grows at 18% yoy in Q2, with the...
16 September, 2021

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Weekly Insights 9 Sep 2021: Global inflation – transitory or persistent? How will MENA / GCC cope?

Weekly Insights 9 Sep 2021: Global inflation - transitory or persistent How will MENA / GCC cope Inflation (both consumer and...
9 September, 2021

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Weekly Insights 29 Jul 2021: Global growth & inflation outlook + credit & inflation (GCC/ UAE)

Weekly Insights 29 Jul 2021: Global growth & inflation outlook + credit & inflation (GCC/ UAE) 1 Global growth forecast...
29 July, 2021

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Weekly Insights 1 Jul 2021: State of the UAE & Saudi Arabia economies

State of the UAE & Saudi Arabia economies: a peek into the latest macroeconomic data (GDP, Fiscal, Money & Credit,...
1 July, 2021

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Weekly Insights 18 Mar 2021: Macroeconomic Updates on Lebanon, Saudi Arabia & the UAE

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here   Chart 1 Lebanon: Cascading Collapses According to the...
18 March, 2021

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Weekly Insights 25 Feb 2021: Rising global food prices amid supply chain disruptions & impact on import-dependent dollar-pegged GCC nations

Download a PDF copy of this week’s insight piece here   Chart 1 PMIs indicate rising manufacturing activity vs...
25 February, 2021

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Weekly Insights 22 Sep 2020: Looking beyond Saudi inflation & oil exports

Charts of the Week: Saudi inflation numbers (consumer & wholesale prices) show the impact of the tripling of VAT For now, a...
22 September, 2020