Cookies on the
Capital Economics
Website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Click continue to confirm that you are happy to continue to receive cookies on the Capital Economics website. Alternatively, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings.

Capital Economics

The leading macroeconomic research consultancy

Middle East

Articles
Search by topic:
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Egypt’s economy struggling even before the “second revolution”Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — EM trade steadies after first half slowdownMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi oil sector’s drag on growth starting to easeEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EMs likely to tread carefully with energy subsidy reformMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt’s “second revolution” takes a heavy toll on the economyEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM PMI falls to four-year lowMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf aid and struggling economy prompts Egypt to cut ratesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — “Great Deceleration” has long since begunMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Early market optimism in Egypt already starting to fadeEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Activity Monitor — Glimmers of hope?
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt in turmoil (again)Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — Gulf set to slow as oil boom fadesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Currency sell-off unlikely to prompt a wave of rate hikesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf aid not a long-term solution to Egypt’s problemsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economic growth at its weakest since 2009Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — How sustainable is the Gulf’s fiscal splurge?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — EM exporters remain under pressureEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — China’s slowdown: which EMs are most exposed?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — The turning tide - life after QEMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — The economic implications of Egypt's second revolution
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — The EM winners and losers from the shale revolutionEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM PMIs fall again, but Emerging Europe bucks the trendMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt: Weak growth even before the crisisMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt's growth on shaky foundationsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Reflecting on President Morsi's first yearEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Market turmoil unlikely to cause EMs to slow via wealth effectsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Activity Monitor — EM growth slows to weakest pace since global financial crisisMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Egyptian markets in turmoilEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Financial Risk Monitor — QE tapering unlikely to trigger an EM crisisMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt back in the spotlight
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — The economic impact of Fed tapering on EMsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Currency sell-off unlikely to push EM inflation upMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi economy appears to have slowed in Q1Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt: pound's devaluation has further to goCommodities > Commodities Update — Are oil prices set to take off due to Syria risks?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — What would the tapering of QE mean for the MENA region?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Which EMs should be worried about weaker currencies?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — MSCI reclassifications likely to have limited impactEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — No recovery in sight for EM exportsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Fears of inflation and unrest to frustrate subsidy reform
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Youth unemployment likely to have risen furtherEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Construction points to weak EM investmentMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt's government finances need to be brought under controlEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing downturn deepensEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Assessing EM government debt dynamicsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Too early to say Egypt’s economy has turned the cornerMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Bahrain's political upheaval to continue to drag on growthEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EMs continue to lose steamMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Tunisian dinar falls on back of IMF dealEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Demographics will not determine future of EMs
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Focus — Is the worst now over for Dubai?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Weaker growth keeps EM central banks in easing modeEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — What next for the EM recovery?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Gulf growing at a healthy paceEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — EM inflation outlook benignMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Kuwait's politics holding back investmentEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM consumer spending unlikely to stage strong recoveryMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Tourism prospects remain poorMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Tourism prospects remain poorEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Growth slowdown prompts further easing
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Oil-rich economies outperformance not ending, for now at leastMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Does Egypt need an IMF deal?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — Exporters starting to struggleMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt refrains from hiking interest ratesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM debt: where do the risks lie?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egyptian cabinet reshuffle doesn't change bigger pictureMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — PMIs suggest growth divisions wideningEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing recovery fades as BRICs lose steamMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Weaker oil production to weigh on Gulf growthEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM industrial boom a mostly Asian story
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Mounting risks for Egypt's banksMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — UAE equities continue to soarEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Inflation outlook remains subduedMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Egypt and the IMF: still no breakthroughEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — China slowdown opens the door for new EM growth starsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Tunisia's IMF deal underlines need for political consensusEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — BRICs continue to struggleMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — What does the fall in oil prices mean for the MENA region?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Consumer spending starts to softenMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi dollar peg here to stay for the long-term
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — Introducing the Capital Economics Risk IndicatorMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Resilient Gulf unlikely to boost resource-poor economiesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — Export recovery loses its shineMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi slows, but private sector still strongEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economic Outlook — Recovery faltersMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egyptian inflation still on course to reach double digitsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — China's economic rebound failing to save othersMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Outlook — A Gulf in growthMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Gulf economies outperformingEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing losing steam
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Further aid should help to stave off Egyptian defaultMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — Bond yields spike in Egypt as IMF deal looks further awayEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Rise in inflation to be limitedEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — BRICS summit more about politics than economicsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Euro-zone to continue weighing on North AfricaMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt rate hike a sign of desperationEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Sentiment has turned against EM assetsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — High food inflation could lead to subsidy reform slippageMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — How much will Saudi Arabia benefit from strong Asian growth?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM recovery falters
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — Divergence in export performance deepensMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Saudi economy not yet overheatingGlobal Markets > Global Markets Update — Is the underperformance of EM equities set to continue?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Tunisia: political unrest and weak euro-zone dim outlookEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — The new "Growth Stars" - which EMs are set to shine?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt's IMF deal hits a snag (again)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Should we worry about EM central bank independence?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Egypt: the pound's stabilisation comes at a priceMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt's economy still in the doldrumsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM manufacturing recovery stutters
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Qatar's economy to be driven by buoyant public spendingEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — Crumbling BRICs - will the largest EMs regain their vigour?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Inflation set for a modest reboundMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — External fragilities remain high in the non-Gulf economiesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Markets Monitor — UAE equities up on recovery hopesEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — A different take on "currency wars"Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Policymakers step-up rhetoric while EM currencies fallEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Overall EM inflows not at danger levels but country risks remainMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — Gulf countries cutting back oil productionMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Morocco: bright outlook, twin deficits pose downside risks
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Focus — Gulf overheating fears haven't disappearedEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — Export split reinforces concerns of “currency wars”Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt's capital controls could be a further drag on growthEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EMs right to be wary of rapid capital inflowsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Sluggish Egyptian economy reduces prospect of IMF dealMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Political stability needed to get Egypt's debt onto a stable pathGlobal Markets > Global Markets Focus — Is a bubble forming in financial markets in the emerging world?This article appears in multiple services — Tensions with Iran to keep oil prices high for longerEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Focus — Are Emerging Markets about to take off?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM consumers go their separate ways
Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt's FX reserves fall below "critical" thresholdEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Major EM regions all now reporting stronger growthMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt's economy continues to suffer amid civil unrestEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Inflation Monitor — Inflation looks to have bottomed outMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egypt's external risks mean policy easing is off the cardsEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — EM recovery continuesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Middle East Markets Monitor (Jan.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Chart Book — Bright start to the yearMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Chart Book — All eyes on how far Egyptian pound will fallMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Saudi stimulus to keep economy buoyant
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — Export recovery continues, but remains fragileMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — The 'Arab Spring' - two years onCommodities > Commodities Update — Has the Saudi oil price target moved to $110?Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Which EMs will benefit from rising labour costs in China?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Fiscal deficits squeezing investment in resource-poor economiesMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Egyptian inflation to rise - but not just because of the poundEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — How is government spending affecting EM growth?Middle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Watch — Saudi stimulus to help economy grow at healthy paceEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Slow start to 2013 in the US will hold back EMsMiddle East & North Africa Economics > Middle East Economic Updates — Constitutional crisis weighs on Egyptian economy