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UAE economic growth to stay resilient

Non-oil growth in the UAE will remain resilient in 2017 while in the medium term, while economic activity will strengthen on the back of firmer oil prices and a rebound in global trade, the World Bank said on Thursday. While an Opec-mandated oil production cut restricts oil growth, firmer oil prices, a rebound in global trade and easing of fiscal …

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Saudi reform tweaks won’t affect key economic policies

Saudi Arabia is revising parts of an economic development plan released a year ago but key policies, including fiscal reforms and a massive privatisation programme, won’t be affected by the review, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. In June 2016, the government published a National Transformation Programme (NTP) that included hundreds of steps to modernise the economy and society, …

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2017 will be a year for reshaping the way we do business, according to ‘The 2017 Economic Outlook’ discussion at Capital Club Dubai

The event, led by experts in their respective fields, highlighted key growth areas as well as challenges for the year ahead ‘The 2017 Economic Outlook’ discussion recently hosted at Capital Club, Dubai’s Premier Private City Club and member of the ENSHAA group of companies, offered Members key insights into what to expect in the coming year regarding the region’s economy. …

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Ras Al Khaimah economic department completes Q1 2016 survey

GDP forecast to break through the 30 billion dirham barrier. Ras Al Khaimah – The Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (DED), in cooperation with the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, has completed its annual economic survey and quarterly survey (first quarter 2016), which ran from 10th April through 16th June. The surveys involved 1200 companies across a variety …

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Demography to play a crucial role in GCC economic growth

According to the latest Macro report from Indosuez Wealth Management. GCC economic growth and future is linked to the dynamics of the region’s demography Dependency ratio will be an issue due to the GCC’s high young population Mismatch between the local population’s skills and job openings Women’s low participation in the work force, particularly in Saudi Arabia Excessive unemployment rate …

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Angola is committed to economic diversification with the support of the IMF

The Government will work with the IMF to design and implement policies and structural reforms. The Government of Angola is aware that the high reliance on the oil sector represents a vulnerability to the public finances and the economy more broadly. The sustained efforts over many years to promote economic diversification have already resulted in a significant increase in the …

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Launch of the 2012 African Economic Outlook

Special theme: Promoting Youth Employment All data on AfricanEconomicOutlook.org will be available as of 10:00 EAT (CEST/UTC+2) Monday, 28 May, 2012 to coincide with the release of the eleventh edition of the African Economic Outlook at the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank in Arusha. In addition to economic forecasts for 2012 and 2013, the updated website features a comprehensive analysis of …

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Africa is the new growth hub

Sun City – President Jacob Zuma has likened Africa’s growth pace to that of Asia, saying the continent is fast making good progress economically and is on its way to achieving economic growth and improving the quality of life of Africans. “As you can appreciate, we are standing in an incredibly privileged position today, where we can witness Africa’s epic …

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