Charting a new course for US role in MENA: ABANA-Arabia Monitor MENA Markets Call


June 7, 2017
9:30am - 10:30am

ABANA invites you to participate in our monthly conference call in collaboration with Arabia Monitor.

9:30 am (New York, GMT-04:00), 2:30 pm (London, GMT+01:00), 5:30 pm (Abu Dhabi, Muscat, GMT+04:00), 4:30 pm  (Amman, GMT+03:00)

The ABANA-Arabia Monitor Monthly Conference Call Series is led by Arabia Monitor’s CEO and Chief Economist Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden, a respected authority on the economy and geopolitics of the MENA region. Dr. Eid-Oakden is joined by a team of analysts to provide insights into emerging issues in and affecting the region. Calls are open to all ABANA members. Topics to be discussed:*

  • What are the highlights of President Trump’s visit to the Middle East?
  • Will the Governor of Banque du Liban, Riad Salameh’s term be extended after August? What is the likelihood of parliamentary elections taking place in June?
  • How will higher interest rates in Egypt impact inflation given cost-push pressures?
  • Other than participation and voter rates, what was most significant about Rouhani’s re-election? Is Raisi still a viable supreme leader candidate?
  • Which MENA countries have capitalised on China’s first One Belt One Road Summit?

*Please note that the title and content of the call are subject to change to reflect and include the most recent events affecting the region.