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Economic Outlook Middle East and Central Asia

Panel Discussion on the Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

  • October 28, 2019


  • 53:22

Growth remains too low to meet the needs of growing populations, while risks to the outlook have increased. They include global trade uncertainties, volatile oil prices, geopolitical tensions, and domestic vulnerabilities in some countries.

  • Jihad Azour, Director Middle East and Central Asia Department IMF
  • Khatija Haque, Head of MENA Research Emirates NBD
  • Nasser Saidi, President Nasser Saidi & Associates
  • Alaa Shahine, Bloomberg News Mideast Managing Editor