While narrow measures of competitiveness do provide some useful insights into imbalances in the global economy, a broader vision of competitiveness is needed if the concept is to remain useful for investors, said an industry expert.
Qatar topped the Middle East and North Africa region in a major competitiveness ranking, while the United Arab Emirates entered the top 20 of the list for the first time.
The 2013-14 Global Competitivenes
The UAE is the top performer in travel and tourism competitiveness in the Mena region, followed by Qatar, according to a report released by the World Economic Forum.
The UAE – ranked 28th in the global Index – continue
The UAE remains the most competitive banking market in the GCC, according to a banking competitiveness report from Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (Adib).
The country's population of approximately 8 million is served by 51 banks with more than
'The World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report 2011/12,' developed in collaboration with Ernst & Young, will be officially launched on November 22 at a top Islamic banking forum in Bahrain.
The 18th annual World Islamic Bank
The UAE has been named among the top 10 countries in over 20 global competitiveness indicators in the 'Global Competitiveness Report 2011/2012' issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
The WEF report has ranked the UAE 27th global
The banking sector in the Middle East will become more competitive over the coming two years according to the annual Barclays Corporate Global Banking Survey.
The survey was conducted among 200 top executives from leading banking and insu
Qatar tops the Middle East region in the The Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011 rankings, released today by the World Economic Forum.
Qatar, which is placed at 17 globally, jumped five places from 22 last year. Saudi Arab