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Economic Update | Saudi Arabia nears introduction of GCC-wide value-added tax

25 Oct 2017
Saudi Arabia VAT
Last month Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) released the final implementing regulations to legislation governing the new GCC-wide value-added tax (VAT).

Economic Update | Reforms to Kuwait’s health sector aim to reduce expenditure in face of shifting demographics 

25 Oct 2017
Kuwait health care
As part of the New Kuwait 2035 development strategy unveiled in January, cost-cutting measures have begun to take hold in the health sector.

Economic View | Ahmad Amoudi, General Manager, CRIF Jordan

23 Oct 2017
Ahmad Amoudi
What steps have been taken to establish the first credit bureau in Jordan, and what are your plans to reach full operation?

Economic Update | Qatar to benefit from new shipping services

19 Oct 2017
Qatar Maritime
On September 17 the Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Taiwan’s Yang Ming Transport Corporation both opened new weekly lines to Qatar’s Hamad Port, south of Doha.

Economic Update | Jordan targets small business growth

19 Oct 2017
Jordan SMEs
A national drive to boost support for Jordan’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is gaining pace, spearheaded by increased access to finance and plans to garner a more business-friendly...

Economic View | Mazin Al Ghunaim, CEO, Bidaya Home Finance

9 Oct 2017
Mazin Al Ghunaim
To what extent do you expect future growth in the housing market to be supported by mortgage finance?