Growth in Saudi Arabia's gross domestic product, adjusted for inflation, slowed to 2.13 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from 6.5 percent a year ago, data from the Central Department of Statistics showed on Sunday.
A lack of updated statistics is hindering the development of tourism in the region, a top official said, adding that the sector's contribution to Bahrain's economy currently stands at around seven per cent of gross domestic product.
Saudi Arabia’s non-oil exports amounted to SR14.489 billion ($3.87 billion) in the first half of this year, a 7.7 per cent decline compared to SR15.705 billion during the same period last year.
Statistics issued by the Kingd
Qatar's economy expanded 14 per cent in inflation-adjusted terms last year, a slower pace than many analysts had expected, preliminary data from Qatar's Statistics Authority showed on Wednesday.
The Gulf Arab country's real gro
Better data collection on the causes of child injuries and safety are key to implement appropriate legislation that will ensure a safer environment for children in the region, said a Dubai healthcare expert.
“In order to create policies th
Dubai World’s statistics department has released a new CD containing a comprehensive compilation of facts and figures on Dubai’s foreign trade during 2008, which shows a 38 per cent rise in total non-oil trade.
The CD – equipped with cutti
Dubai Export Development Corporation (EDC), Dubai’s government body charged with promoting exports from the Emirate, has partnered with Dubai World’s Statistics Department (DWSD) to provide local exporters a consolidated framework of statistics an