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  • More price hikes?

    More price hikes?

    Implementation in Egypt of a second round of reduced petroleum subsidies next year will go hand-in-hand with quotas for different income segments.

    Trading with our neighbours

    Trading with our neighbours

    The hydrocarbon industry will need to focus on ways to make the supply chains sustainable and cost-effective if they want to maintain, or even exceed,...

    Here to stay?

    Here to stay?

    While the Egyptian economy has been showing signs of recovery, are the gains sustainable, asks Sherine Abdel-Razek.

    Labour pains

    Labour pains

    High youth unemployment and the emigration of elites are common characteristics of Arab labour markets, reports Mona El-Fiqi.

  • Outsourcing could be one step SMEs could consider

    Outsourcing could be one step SMEs could consider

    All large multinationals were once SMEs. This journey from being a start-up to being an SME is the most challenging phase for any organisation.

    Cheaper oil no big threat to Gulf economies, a boon for North Africa

    Cheaper oil no big threat to Gulf economies, a boon for North Africa

    Falling oil prices may prove the best medicine for economies in the Arab world, rebalancing growth towards countries struggling to recover from the...

    All set fair

    All set fair

    While the figures may not be as spectacular as they once were, the outlook for Qatar's economy is still one of the brightest in MENA, with few...


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