Middle East Key Analysis

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Outlook Remains Highly Positive

Qatar's economic prospects remain the most positive in the region. We forecast real GDP growth of 5.7% for 2014, accelerating to 6.6% in 2015 as the new Barzan gas development comes on-stream. The...

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MENA FDI: Outperformers And Laggards

Political instability in large parts of the Middle East and North Africa will continue to weigh heavily on foreign direct investment inflows to the region as a whole over the coming years. That said...

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Global Cement: Key Views Playing Out

Our core views for the global cement industry are playing out, with the four largest cement producers remaining reliant on developed markets for growth, whilst their exposure to emerging markets...

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Maliki To Be Ousted From Power

Iraq's current Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will fail to retain his position, and prime minister-designate Haider al-Abadi will succeed in forming an inclusive governing coalition over the coming...

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