Ending 2018 on a high note

Arabia Monitor Monthly
Trump and King Salman

Florence Eid-Oakden, Ph.D, Chief Economist

Robin Mills, Energy Analyst

Charlene Rahall, Mingqiao Zhao, Chafic Mouharam, Analysts  

We tackle the following questions:

  • What was at stake politically and economically for UAE-UK ties if a rift were to have erupted over British student Matthew Hedges?
  • How will Saudi Arabia’s newly inaugurated Wa’ad Al-Shamal project in the northern border region contribute to the Kingdom's total phosphate production? What piece of Vision 2030 does this deliver?
  • Iran will struggle, but survive, US oil sanctions in Arabia Monitor’s view. Why?
  • Two years after the November 2016 currency devaluation, how is the Egyptian economy performing and what key challenges remain?
  • Why is Algeria backtracking on some of its planned economic reform measures?
  • How is the UAE using its strength in key industries such as aviation to tap into niche sectors in China?

Arabia Monitor’s MENA Monthly publication provides a timely snapshot of most notable recent developments in the dynamic MENA region. Our analysts get past the news to deliver the core, forward looking conclusions that markets-oriented readers look for.

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