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Risk Watch  17/05/12

Dubai property prices rise

Data shows that the property prices in Dubai have risen for the first time since the credit crunch....
Risk Watch  03/05/12

Kuwaiti Parliament rejects key four-year development plan

Kuwait parliament's rejection to pass the government's four year development plan raises the level of both economic and political risk....
 
Risk Watch  02/05/11

Syria lifts emergency rule but riots intensify

Syria has lifted the emergency law but the riots intensified calling for regime change. With an increase in US sanctions, the Syrian regime faces greater difficulties....
Risk Watch  18/04/11

Dubai appears to benefit from regional unrest

Dubai appears to be benefiting from the regional unrest as regional investors move funds to Dubai....
 
Risk Warning  12/04/11

Dubai faces mini-boom

The UAE and the emirate of Dubai in particular are likely to experience a mini-boom as a result of the regional situation....
Risk Watch  27/10/10

Budapest’s New Mayor May Expand Public Control over City Utilities

István Tarlós, the governing Fidesz party’s brand-new mayor of Budapest, announced plans for a swift and wide-ranging review of private companies’ ownership contracts in city utilities....
 
Risk Watch  01/10/10

Kuwait to end sponsorship system for foreign workers

Kuwait’s announcement that it is abolishing the kafeel system is a welcome move as it makes the country more competitive compared to other GCC states....
Political Forecast  20/07/10

IMF Casts Doubt on Hungary’s Fiscal Strategy

Although Hungary currently has no urgent need for outside financing, the IMF loan served as a safety net should the country find itself in a tight spot....
 
Dubai  16/07/10

Nakheel presents offer to creditors on restructuring debt

Nakheel has presented an offer to creditors to restructure the debt. This is seen as a cautiously positive move....
Flash Report  13/07/10

Bulgarian Property Market Mired in Financial Crisis

Bulgarian real-estate sales sank 15.5% in the first half of 2010 compared to the first six months of 2009, according to new data from the Bulgarian Registry Agency....
 
Dubai  01/06/10

Dubai Holding unit requests a loan repayment standstill

Dubai International Group, part of Dubai Holding, has announced it plans to ask for a standstill on payments on loans that are due in June....
Risk Watch  01/06/10

Qatar moves closer to implementing foreign companies’ corporate tax law

Qatar has moved closer towards implementing the foreign companies’ corporate tax law. Once implemented, it will help the country diversify its economy as it will attract foreign investment....
 
Risk Watch  19/04/10

UAE moves to improve business environment as it revamps its systems

The UAE has announced that laws that will reduce monopolies, increase competitiveness and harmonize laws across the federation have been drafted....
Risk Watch  19/04/10

Qatar makes entry of EU citizens subject to complicated visa rules

Qatar has announced that it will no longer offer visa-free travel to EU and Western citizens....
 
Risk Watch  18/03/10

Saudi Arabia plans to launch stock market for foreigners

Saudi Arabia has indicated that it plans to move to allowing indirect foreign investment in its stock market, Tadawul....
Risk Watch  01/03/10

Gazprom may invest in Yemen

Russian Gazprom has indicated it might be interested in oil exploration in Yemen. With Yemen’s economy heavily reliant on oil revenues, which is rapidly dwindling, new finds are vital....
 
Political Forecast  01/03/10

DPS strengthens its domination of the Montenegrin political scene

Neither the hardships of the global economic crisis nor a scathing IMF report on Montenegro’s fiscal performance has managed to loosen the governing Democratic Party of Socialists’s grip on power....
Risk Watch  20/01/10

Bulgarian Construction Slumps 22%

Construction output plunged 21.9% in November 2009 compared to the same month a year ago, according to preliminary data from the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute published on January 11....
 
Political Forecast  20/01/10

E.U. Beckons, Economy Bleakens in Montenegro

Montenegro in 2009 saw positive developments in its bid to EU-accession. However, the economic outlook hasn't improved for 2010, which forecasts numerous conflicts in the new year....
Risk Watch  23/11/09

Risk Factors that could hinder economic recovery in Poland

Poland’s economy showed surprising resilience to the crisis. However, some economic and political factors can still hold back the country's recovery and hamper economic growth after the crisis....
 
 

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