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John Sfakianakis : As global protectionism rises, GCC should dare to open up trade
At a retreat last week on Saadiyat Island, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, said that combining the capabilities of the UAE and Saudi Arabia could create historic opportunities for the region.
February 26, 2017
John Sfakianakis: Opec implements cuts as US inventories grow
Saudi Arabia has reduced output more than it was supposed to under the November agreement. But once domestic consumption begins its seasonal demand towards its summer peak, production will have to rise to maintain exports.
February 6, 2017
US Federal Reserve interest rate hikes to dictate demand for oil
Saudi Arabia’s budget for this year suggests the agreement on production cuts between Opec and non-Opec countries is in effect. But rate hikes by the Federal Reserve and increased shale output could pose new challenges.
January 8, 2017
Year in review: Why economic reform was the Middle East’s business story of the year
The reality of reduced oil prices is imposing fiscal discipline on the region’s governments and companies. On the plus side if the changes are sustained GCC economies will be stronger in the long run.
December 29, 2016