The Turkish Lira
What Lessons can we Learn from its Downfall?
The Turkish Lira lost almost half of its value against the US Dollar during the last twelve months.
Containing Threats in Bab al-Mandab
Bab al-Mandab is witnessing an unprecedented escalation of threats endangering the global trade movement passing through the strait.
Can the EU Protect its Firms from US Sanctions against Iran?
The Europeans have then been left with a pressing challenge due to the US Sanctions on Iran.
How will Artificial Intelligence Affect the Future of the Oil Industry?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to cause radical transformations in the oil industry, similar to other industries.
The Trump Administration’s Use of Foreign Aid as a Punitive Measure
Most American administrations, whether republicans or democrats, used foreign aid to achieve three aims that serve their interests.
Will Economic Measures Succeed in Ending #IranianProtests?
In the Iranian protests, people voiced social frustration from the deteriorating economic situation and lack of social equality.
Alliance of Producers:
Saudi – Russian Alliance Leading Oil Markets
The Saudi-Russian alliance and its operation mechanisms makes Russia an “unofficial member of OPEC.”
How will Vision 2030 Contribute to Modernizing the Saudi Economy?
The announcement of NEOM project by the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman revealed the growing trends of modernizing the economy.
Will Kurdistan Accept to Share Kirkuk’s Oil?
As Kirkuk’s oil management is split between the two parties, oil exports remained a subject of debate between Baghdad & Kurdistan.
Post War Conflicts
How will Syrian Parties Manage Resources?
As ISIS is retreating rapidly in Syria, the conflict among the main three parties on the economic resources intensifies.
Will Doha’s Financial Position Deteriorate after Qatar Crisis?
The measures taken by the Arab quartet to halt Qatar’s funding of terrorism led to significant decline in Qatar’s economic performance.
Is the International Community ready to Rehabilitate Iran?
Various Countries are ready to view Iran as an economic partner even if it means turning a blind eye to its more nefarious policies.
The Revolution of Cheap Production
Moving the IMF headquarters to China
The IMF’s headquarters may move to Beijing in 10 years time if growth rates in China and these are reflected in its voting structure.
Expansion of Emarati Banks in China
Emarati banks expanded their investments in China by opening branches and representative offices for several reasons.
Qatari Gas in a Changing World
Qatar’s ability to maintain its global ranking in producing and exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) is being questioned.
How do Qatari investments in Boycotting Countries Get Affected?
Since the past decade, Qatar has invested its massive wealth in the acquisition of many financial and non-financial assets.
How does the Saudi-Russian Rapprochement affect Oil Markets?
OPEC and oil producers outside the organization led by Russia reached an agreement, last May, to extend oil production cuts until 2018.
Indicators of the Crisis
Will Qatar’s Financial Position be affected by the Gulf Countries’ Boycott?
The past days have seen many developments indicating that Qatar’s financial position started to feel the pinch of the current crisis.
Economic Repercussions of Gulf-Qatar Rift
The rift’s repercussions on Qatar’s economy began to unfold, considering KSA's, UAE’s and Bahrain’s significance to its economy.