Country Risk Articles

Pages

Unity Government Faces An Uphill Task

The Palestinian unity government formed on June 2, which reunites Fatah and Hamas in a single political authority for the first time since 2007, will struggle to improve the Palestinian territories'...

Read article ›
What If Qatar Loses The World Cup?

Uncertainty over Qatar's hosting of the FIFA 2022 World Cup is increasing. Although our baseline scenario assumes that the event will go ahead in Qatar as planned, we analyse the impact that a...

Read article ›
Growth Forecasts Revised Upwards

We have raised our economic growth forecasts for Qatar and now project average annual real GDP growth of 5.7% between 2014 and the end of the decade, from 5.1% previously. Strong population growth...

Read article ›
Nuclear Talks: Regional Implications

A breakdown or a breakthrough in nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 will have immense regional implications. Increased economic opportunities from a breakthrough would significantly benefit Gulf...

Read article ›

Pages