• Economic News Updates

    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 | Islamic finance holds promise for Dubai

22 Nov 2015
Dubai IFS

Increasing consumer awareness and growing demand for retail products are set to drive activity in Dubai’s Islamic financial services (IFS) sector, offering scope for sustainable expansion despite forecasts of slower short-term economic growth.

Economic Update | Turkey’s electoral results show uptick in confidence

21 Nov 2015
Turkey econ

The return to single-party government and a commitment to fast track economic reforms have boosted investor confidence in Turkey, though rising inflation and low growth rates could hamper the prospect of renewed fiscal and political stability.

Economic Update | Proyecto cuprífero Cobre Panamá impulsará expansión minera del país

20 Nov 2015
Panama mining

Aunque no es inmune a la baja en los precios internacionales de los metales, que ha provocado atrasos y postergaciones de proyectos mineros en todo el mundo, el gigantesco proyecto cuprífero Cobre Panamá está ganando un renovado impulso.

Economic Update | South African REITs outperform other assets

20 Nov 2015
South Africa RE

While real estate investment trusts (REITs) are relative newcomers to the South African market, with the regime governing the investment vehicle first codified in 2013, they have outperformed other classes of assets in recent months.

Economic Update | Second city drives Qatar’s construction industry

19 Nov 2015
Qatar Lusail

With a wave of new projects moving from the drawing board to the roll-out stage in Qatar’s Lusail City development, activity in the construction sector looks set to shift up a gear.

Economic Update | Vietnam eyes international trade boost

19 Nov 2015
Vietnam FDI

Vietnam could emerge as the single-biggest winner from the recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, according to ratings agency Fitch, with the potential for a significant increase in investment inflows and export opportunities.