Jordan's trade deficit widened in the first six months of this year by 10.5 percent to 5.35 billion dinars ($7.5 billion) compared with the same period in 2013, due to a higher bill for Saudi oil and increased consumption, official data show
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the GCC fell to $24 billion last year from $28 billion in the previous year, down 14.6 per cent, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) annually published World Investm
Middle East funds are heavily bullish towards Saudi Arabian stocks after news the market will open to direct foreign investment, while they are bearish on the United Arab Emirates because of concern about high valuations.
Saudi Arabia's decision to open its stock market (Tadawul) to foreign direct investment (FDI)could curb initial public offerings (IPOs) in the kingdom as it could make local firms cautious about giving up stakes in their business to foreign
The global foreign direct investment (FDI) will rise 12.5 per cent to $1.62 trillion this year as the economic recovery tempts China, private equity and big companies to spend their warchests, said a UN survey.
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Bahrain last year saw foreign direct investment (FDI) of $989 million, an increase of 11 per cent from the 2012 level, outpacing global FDI flows which rose by 9 per cent, a report said.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and
The foreign direct investment (FDI) in the UAE reached $12 billion in 2013 and is projected to grow 20 per cent in 2014 to hit $14.4 billion, according to a report.
The estimated growth rate in 2014 would represent a 260 per cent
Financial experts, investors, analysts and academics gathered under one roof to discuss a number of global at the fourth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM 2014) that opened in Dubai yesterday (April 8).
The event was i
The role of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Arab and regional economies will be highlighted with a special focus on emerging markets at the upcoming Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai.
Organised by the UAE Ministry of
Bahrain attracted $114 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) last year, a 12 per cent increase on the level of investment secured in 2012, said the kingdom’s Economic Development Board (EDB).
A total of 35 international