Media Comments & Quotes

Comments on “Was Lebanon the world’s biggest Ponzi scheme?” in Arab News, Aug 9 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an Arab News article titled "Was Lebanon the world’s biggest Ponzi scheme" published on...
10 August, 2022

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Comments in The Banker article “Lebanese Financial Crisis Drags On”, Jul 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi comments on the ongoing economic and financial crisis in Lebanon appeared in the July 2022 edition of The Banker,...
5 July, 2022

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Comments on Lebanon’s risk of spiralling into runaway inflation in Reuters, 30 Jun 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in the Reuters article titled "Analysis: Political and banking deadlock may plunge Lebanon...
1 July, 2022

TV & Radio

Panelist at the IMF’s MENA Conference”Divergent Recoveries in Turbulent Times in the Middle East & North Africa”, 24 May 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi participated as a panelist at the IMF's event related to the Regional Economic Outlook report for the Middle East...
25 May, 2022

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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

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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

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Comments on Lebanon’s conditional deal with the IMF in Al Monitor, 7 Apr 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments on Lebanon's conditional deal appeared in the article titled "IMF, Lebanon strike conditional deal on...
8 April, 2022

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Article in Arabic

Impacts from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine turmoil: AnNahar Interview (Arabic), 9 Mar 2022

فكرة حرة- ناصر السعيدي لـ"النهار": 2022 سنة الخطر الكبير والأزمة...
10 March, 2022

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Comments on exodus of its most educated citizens from Lebanon, FT, 7 Mar 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi commented on the exodus of its most educated citizens from Lebanon in the FT article titled "Lebanon faces exodus...
9 March, 2022

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Comments on Lebanon’s “rescue plan” in Reuters, 2 Feb 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in the Reuters article titled "Analysis: Lebanon's savers to bear burden under new rescue...
3 February, 2022

TV & Radio

Interview with CNBC Arabia on Lebanon’s recent banking, exchange rate developments & negotiations with IMF, 17 Jan 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi was interviewed on the recent banking and exchange rate developments in Lebanon as well as the negotiations with...
18 January, 2022

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Comments on the depreciation of the Lebanese pound on Zawya (Arabic), 11 Jan 2022

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments on the depreciation of the Lebanese pound appeared in an article on Zawya dated 11th January 2022,...
12 January, 2022

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Comments on Lebanon & the IMF in France-24, 29 Dec 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments were part of an Associated press article Titled "Slow progress as Lebanon awaits IMF economic deal",...
30 December, 2021

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Comments on Saudi and others sanctions on Lebanon in CNN Arabia, 3 Nov 2021

  Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in a CNN Arabia article titled "أزمة قرداحي" هل تعقد جهود...
4 November, 2021

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Comments on Lebanon in Forbes Middle East, 1 Nov 2021

  Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in a Forbes Middle East article titled "Exclusive: How A Backdoor Deal Between Banque...
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

TV & Radio

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

Articles Posts & Op-eds

“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

Media Comments & Quotes

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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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 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

TV & Radio

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

TV & Radio

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

TV & Radio

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

TV & Radio

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 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

TV & Radio

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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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

Articles Posts & Op-eds

"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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"Lebanon Must Enact Drastic Reforms to Survive", Comments in VOANews, 25 Jan 2021

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments from a Malcolm H Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center event appeared in VOA News in an article titled...
26 January, 2021

TV & Radio

Interview with Asharq Business (Bloomberg) on Lebanon, 3 Dec 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi joined Asharq Business (Bloomberg) on 3rd Dec 2020, to speak about the Lebanon, its need for reforms and the...
5 December, 2020

TV & Radio

Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 8 Nov 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi joined Manus Cranny and Yousef Gamal El-din on the 8th of November, 2020 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak:...
11 November, 2020

Media Comments & Quotes

"Eight steps to pull the Lebanese economy back from the brink", Op-ed in The National, 28 Oct 2020

The article titled "Eight steps to pull the Lebanese economy back from the brink" appeared in The National on 28th Oct 2020 and...
28 October, 2020

TV & Radio

Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 25 Oct 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi joined Manus Cranny on the 25th of October, 2020 as part of the Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East edition,to...
26 October, 2020

Articles Posts & Op-eds

"Overcoming Lebanon’s economic crisis", viewpoint in The Banker, Oct 2020

This article, titled "Overcoming Lebanon's economic crisis", appeared as a viewpoint in the Oct 2020 edition of The Banker The...
23 October, 2020

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Comments on a year after protests in Lebanon in Reuters, 16 Oct 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in the Reuters article titled "A year on, Lebanon's protests have faded and life has got...
17 October, 2020

TV & Radio

Interview with CNBC on Lebanon’s economic crisis, 15 Oct 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi, Lebanon’s Former Minister for Economy, weighs in on the country’s current economic and political peril in...
16 October, 2020

Media Comments & Quotes

Comments on Lebanon's subsidies in Reuters, 9 Oct 2020

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in the Reuters article titled "'We're scared': Lebanon on edge as time and money run out",...
11 October, 2020

Articles Posts & Op-eds

Article in Arabic

"Lebanon needs a digital revolution", Oped in AnNahar, 27 Sep 2020

The Arabic version of the article titled "لبنان يحتاج إلى ثورة رقمية" can be accessed on the website...
29 September, 2020
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