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    Economic News Updates

    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | Jordan moves to lay new tracks

25 Jun 2015
Jordan train

The arrival of the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from Qatar at Aqaba Port last month signalled a major step forward for Jordan’s energy sector, while also putting the country’s plans for developing transport infrastructure firmly in the spotlight.

Economic Update | Saudi Arabia to keep pumping oil

25 Jun 2015
Saudi oil

Production from Saudi Arabia’s oil fields will remain at near record levels for the next few months, with Riyadh looking to maintain above-average output despite low prices.

Economic Update | Brunei Darussalam looks to a new bourse to diversify economy

25 Jun 2015
Brunei bourse

Plans to launch a stock exchange in Brunei Darussalam by 2017 will bolster its capital markets in line with plans for regional market integration as well as aid the broader drive to diversify its economy away from dependence on oil and gas.

Economic Update | Upgrading skills at the heart of Malaysia’s new development plan

24 Jun 2015
Malaysia edu

The latest development plan in Malaysia has placed human capital at its core, setting ambitious objectives to improve professional training and education as the country works towards a broader vision to join the ranks of developed economies by 2020.

Economic Update | Le voyage officiel du roi confirme l’intérêt croissant du Maroc pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest

23 Jun 2015
Morocco bank

La tournée du chef de l’Etat marocain en Afrique de l’Ouest et en Afrique Centrale au mois de mai a souligné l’intensification de la stratégie du pays qui vise à renforcer les échanges  commerciaux et les relations en matière d’investissements avec ses voisins au sud du Sahara.

Economic Update | Colombianos podrán viajar sin visa a Europa

22 Jun 2015
Colombia visa

Tras largas negociaciones, la UE acordó en mayo eximir de la visa Schengen a los colombianos que visitan Europa, dando el sello de aprobación a los esfuerzos de Colombia para mejorar la seguridad y reducir la inmigración ilegal.