• 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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Malaysia YER

The Malaysian economy continued to expand throughout 2015, shaking off falling commodity prices, weaker growth in China and a sharp depreciation of the local currency. 

Jordan tourism

The Jordanian tourism industry is beginning to reap rewards from measures introduced in 2015 aimed at winning back regular visitors, particularly from the Gulf, and attracting other, first-time tourists.

Djibouti tourism

Déterminé à développer son secteur touristique dans les vingt prochaines années, Djibouti mise en priorité sur le concept de voyage exclusif, espérant tirer parti d’une demande en constante augmentation.

Bahrain YER

Ramped-up investment programmes and solid private sector expansion helped sustain Bahrain’s economic growth in 2015, albeit at a slower pace than in previous years.

Dubai YER

The year was led by solid performance in established sectors of the economy, including financial services, transport, manufacturing and construction, which helped Dubai weather the knock-on effects of lower oil prices throughout 2015. 

Qatar port

Late 2015 marked a major step forward for the world’s largest greenfield maritime development – Hamad Port, outside of Doha, where partial operations, including roll-on/roll-off, livestock and heavy equipment cargoes, began on December 24.