TV & Radio

Interview with Al Arabiya (Arabic) on economic diversification, 17 Apr 2024

In this interview with Al Arabiya aired on 17th April 2024, Dr Nasser Saidi discusses the Global Economic Diversification Index...
18 April, 2024

Media Comments & Quotes

Comments on WTO’s 13th Ministerial Conference held in Abu Dhabi (Arabic), Al Etihad, 26 Feb 2024

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments (in Arabic) focus on trade & investment barriers over the past few years as well as the future of...
27 February, 2024

Articles Posts & Op-eds

“GCC can emerge as ‘Middle Powers’ in second Cold War”, Op-ed in Arabian Gulf Business Insight (AGBI), 9 Jan 2024

The opinion piece titled "GCC can emerge as ‘Middle Powers’ in second Cold War" appeared in the Arabian Gulf Business Insight...
10 January, 2024

Media Comments & Quotes

Comments on the proposed India-Middle East-Europe trade corridor in The National, Sep 11 2023

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments appeared in an article in The National titled "Why new trade link between India, Middle East and...
12 September, 2023

Articles Posts & Op-eds

“A Mercantile Middle East”, article in the IMF’s Finance & Development magazine, 1 Sep 2023

The GCC must take leadership at a time of global fragmentation and successfully lead the MENA region into becoming an...
1 September, 2023

Articles Posts & Op-eds

“The GCC should leverage its power to trade as a bloc”, Op-ed in Arabian Gulf Business Insight (AGBI), 28 Jun 2023

The opinion piece titled "The GCC should leverage its power to trade as a bloc" appeared in theArabian Gulf Business Insight...
29 June, 2023

Media Comments & Quotes

Comments on China-GCC economic relations, The National, 3 Feb 2023

Dr Nasser Saidi's comments (posted below) on the potential for the GCC-China Free Trade Agreement and beyond, appeared in the...
4 February, 2023

Media Comments & Quotes

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

Media Comments & Quotes

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

Articles Posts & Op-eds

How Can the UAE Minimize Vulnerability to the Next Crisis, Article in the Dubai Policy Review, Jan 2019

The article, "Breaking the Cycle: How the Great Financial Crisis Can Prepare Us for the Next One", written by Dr Nasser Saidi for...
6 February, 2019

Articles Posts & Op-eds

Trumpian Trade Wars threaten the GCC, Article in The National, 26 July 2018

The article titled “Trumpian Trade Wars threaten the GCC” appeared in The National’s print edition on 26th July, 2018...
27 July, 2018