China as a strategic partner for the GCC is the focus of a research paper by Mahmood Abdul Ghafffar, researcher at DERASAT, published in the recent edition of the Asian Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli discusses why President Trump’s fight against a trade deficit maybe misguided.
Cooperation and global challenges were discussed at the first ever EU – League of Arab States Summit, Dt Ashraf Keshk analyses some of the main points….
Dr. Omar talk about how the openness of the Gulf economy boosts productivity.
Dr. Ashraf Keshk speaks about the 55th Munich Security Forum.
Dr. Ashraf Keshk highlights the Governments World Summit and a road map for the future
Economists typically criticise import tariffs, because they result in higher prices for consumers.The Arabian Gulf countries have generally subscribed to this view. However, as the Gulf countries look to diversify their economies, is it time to consider imposing temporary tariffs to develop domestic industries?
Is diversifying imports the answer to low productivity and preserving future water resources for Bahrain?
What are the regional security ramifications that could result from the North Atlantic-Russian conflict?
In order to boost entrepreneurship, Saudi Arabia should consider following a 1950s plan used to improve the Italian economy, which was done in partnership with the US, a recent paper by Michela Giorcelli of the University of California suggested.