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Interview with Al Arabiya (Arabic) on inflation, monetary policy & latest US macroeconomic data, 25 Nov 2021

In this interview with Al Arabiya, Dr Nasser Saidi discusses global inflation, Fed and central bank policies as well as...
26 November, 2021

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Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 14 Nov 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi joined Yousef Gamal El-Din on 14th of October, 2021 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East edition,...
15 November, 2021

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How should GCC economies manage public finances, Opinion Piece in Gulf Business, Nov 2021

This article appeared in Gulf Business online on 1st Nov 2021, and can be accessed online   How should GCC economies...
2 November, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon’s economic & political crisis in The Telegraph, Oct 9 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an article in The Telegraph titled "Lebanon on life support" on 9th October...
10 October, 2021

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Dr. Nasser Saidi’s interview with CNN on Lebanon’s economic turmoil, 15 Sep 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's interview with CNN's on Lebanon's ongoing economic crisis (in Arabic) was published on the 15th of Sep 2021 The...
8 October, 2021

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Comments on the Expo 2020 in Arab News, Sep 29 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "How investment in Expo 2020 will pay off for UAE economy,...
30 September, 2021

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“Lebanon’s path back from the brink of collapse”, post in OECD’s Development Matters blog, 15 Sep 2021

The below article was published as a post in the OECD's Development Matters blog on 15th Sep 2021 The original post can be...
16 September, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon in various Reuters articles, Sep 2021

Below is a compilation of comments given by Dr Saidi on the ongoing economic/ financial/ social/ political situation in Lebanon...
15 September, 2021

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Comments on the ADNOC IPO in Arab News, Sep 6 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "ADNOC IPO could raise $750m as one of UAE's largest ever...
7 September, 2021

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Interview on Lebanon, hyperinflation & the way forward, TRENDS magazine, 5 Sep 2021

An interview with Dr Nasser Saidi was published in the article titled "Hyperinflation imminent in Lebanon", in TRENDS magazine...
6 September, 2021

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Interview with Al Arabiya (Arabic) on UAE’s new projects & Expo2020 Dubai, 5 Sep 2021

In this interview with Al Arabiya, Dr Nasser Saidi discusses the UAE's rollout of 50 initiatives to boost economic...
6 September, 2021

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Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 5 Sep 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi joined Manus Cranny on 5th of September, 2021 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East edition, discussing...
6 September, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon & use of SDR’s in L’Orient Today, 27 Aug 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments were published as part of the article titled "What are SDRs and how might Lebanon use them" in the...
29 August, 2021

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Comments on Afghanistan’s uphill economic battle in Arab News, Aug 23 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "Deprived of foreign aid, Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers...
24 August, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon’s “slippery slope to mayhem” in Reuters, 23 Aug 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in the Reuters article titled "Analysis: Leaderless Lebanon on slippery slope to mayhem",...
24 August, 2021

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Interview with BBC, an assessment a year after the Beirut blast, 4 Aug 2021

In an interview with BBC's Fergus Nicoll, Dr Nasser Saidi offered his insights and assessment a year after the Beirut blast on...
5 August, 2021

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Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 4 Aug 2021

Aathira Prasad joined Manus Cranny and Yousef Gamal El-Din on 4th of August, 2021 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East...
5 August, 2021

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Comments on Saudi equity market performance in Arab News, Jul 26 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "Saudi Arabia tops emerging markets league table" on 26th July...
27 July, 2021

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Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 25 July 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi joined Yousef Gamal El-Din on the 25th of July, 2021 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East edition,...
25 July, 2021

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Comments on hyperinflation in Lebanon in L’Orient Today, 21 Jul 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments were published as part of the article titled "With Lebanon edging closer to hyperinflation, a family...
22 July, 2021

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Interview with CNN on Lebanon’s economic turmoil, 19 Jul 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's interview with CNN's Eleni Giokos on the program First Move focused on the real decline in income in Lebanon...
20 July, 2021

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Comments on Saudi tariffs & impact on the UAE, FT, 14 Jul 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi commented on the latest move from Saudi Arabia - changes in import rules and preferential tariffs - in the FT...
14 July, 2021

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Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 11 Jul 2021

Aathira Prasad joined Manus Cranny and Yousef Gamal El-Din on 11th of July, 2021 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East...
12 July, 2021

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Interview with Al Arabiya (Arabic) on Oman’s economy, 8 Jul 2021

In this interview with Al Arabiya, Dr Nasser Saidi discusses the macroeconomic outlook for Oman, in the backdrop of the latest...
9 July, 2021

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Radio interview with Dubai Eye’s Business Breakfast on Lebanon economic crisis and currency plunge, 8 Jul 2021

  Dr Nasser Saidi spoke with Dubai Eye’s Business Breakfast team on 8th July 2021, sharing his thoughts on the economic,...
9 July, 2021

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Comments on Saudi Arabia’s amended import rules in Reuters, 5 Jul 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in the Reuters article titled "Saudi Arabia amends import rules from Gulf in challenge to...
8 July, 2021

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Comments on the IMF’s concluding statement of Article IV Mission to Saudi Arabia in Arab News, May 9 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "Positive IMF assessment seen as vote of confidence in Saudi...
10 May, 2021

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Interview with Al Arabiya TV (Arabic) on the impact of VAT rollout in Oman, 19 Apr 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi spoke to Al Arabiya's Lara Habib on 19th Apr 2021 about Oman's VAT rollout and its impact on the economy Oman is...
21 April, 2021

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Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 18 Apr 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi joined Manus Cranny on the 18th of April, 2021 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East edition, discussing...
20 April, 2021

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Interview with Al Arabiya Al Hadath (Arabic) on subsidies and reserves in Lebanon, 2 Apr 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi spoke to Al Arabiya Al Hadath on 2nd April 2021 about Lebanon's subsidies and international reserves Watch the...
3 April, 2021

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Comments on Saudi Arabia’s Shareek investment package in Arab News, Mar 31 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "Markets jump on Shareek investment package" on 31st March...
1 April, 2021

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Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 28 Mar 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi joined Manus Cranny and Yousef Gamal El-Din on the 28th of March, 2021 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle...
29 March, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon’s low exchange rate in Gulf News, 22 Mar 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in the Gulf News article titled "How things went from bad to unbearable in Lebanon",...
23 March, 2021

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Interview with Al Arabiya Al Hadath (Arabic) on the rapid depreciation of the Lebanese Pound, 17 Mar 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi spoke to Al Arabiya Al Hadath's Lara Nabhan on 17th Mar 2021 about the rapid depreciation of the Lebanese...
18 March, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon’s subsidies & historic low exchange rate in Reuters, 17 Mar 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in the Reuters article titled "Brawls in shops as Lebanon's financial meltdown hits supply of...
18 March, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon's ongoing economic turmoil in Arab News, Mar 13 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "Prolonged crisis of governance leaves Lebanon adrift and...
14 March, 2021

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"Climate goals: a priority for business growth", article for DWTC, Mar 2021

The article titled "Climate goals: a priority for business growth" was written for the Dubai World Trade Centre, and published on...
8 March, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon's bank recapitalisation efforts in Al Joumhouria (Arabic), 27 Feb 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments on bank recpaitalisation efforts in Lebanon can be accessed in the Al Joumhouria article published on...
28 February, 2021

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Comments on GCC's citizenship reforms in Arab News, Feb 24 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "Could citizenship for talented foreigners and investors be...
25 February, 2021

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"Will the UAE’s accelerated vaccine campaign help fuel economic growth?", Oped in The National, 16 Feb 2021

The article titled "Will the UAE’s accelerated vaccine campaign help fuel economic growth" appeared in the print edition of The...
17 February, 2021

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"Lebanon awaits deep and immediate reforms", Oped in AnNahar, 14 Feb 2021

The Arabic version of the article titled "Lebanon awaits deep and immediate reforms" can be accessed on the website Scroll down...
15 February, 2021

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Interview with Al Arabiya TV (Arabic) on US stimulus package & inflationary pressures, 9 Feb 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi spoke to Al Arabiya's Nadine Hani on 9th Feb 2021 about the $19trn stimulus plans in the US and whether this...
10 February, 2021
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