The bigger picture – looking towards a post-oil future
Events / 28-02-22 / Share Link
The wider economic picture for the MENA region continues to be a complex one. If deemed a success, Expo 2020 will consolidate the UAE's strength and position at a time of great regional economic rivalry, with various countries seeking to diversify through new reforms and economic drivers to boost growth and move towards a post-oil future.
This wide-ranging conversation at GTR MENA 2022, with Hicham El Khaoudy (Managing Director & Head of Global Transaction Banking MEA, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), Scott Livermore (Chief Economist, Oxford Economics), Dr Karen Remo (CEO & Co-Founder, New Perspective Media Group), Majed Julfar (Director, Trade Credit Insurance & Export Financing, Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), Robert Besseling (Founder & CEO, Pangea Risk) and Joe Hepworth (Director, Middle East, OCO Global) sought to provide a comprehensive overview, from the implications of economic recovery on sovereign debt levels, to highlighting the competitive advantages of those markets performing best.