MENA Outlook: Monthly Arabia Monitor Conference Call

Date June 4, 2014, 8:30 am

Monthly Arabia Monitor Conference Call with Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden and Waleed Shoukry.

8:30 AM (New York EDT) / 1:30 PM (London BST) / 4:30 PM (Dubai GST)

  • Escalating violence levels in Libya are worrying, could the introduction of a new armed faction, led by retired Gen. Khalifa Hifter drag the country into a protracted civil conflict with Islamist militias?
  • Foreign interest in Iran continues to build up despite execution channels not being yet in place. What are possible outcomes for the P5 +1 negotiations ahead of the July 20th deadline?
  • With more flexible visa arrangements and stronger purchasing power, Chinese tourists are taking to the skies. How is Dubai capitalising on the influx of Chinese travellers and could the implications on the economy spread beyond the tourism industry?

Join the Arabia Monitor team to explore these and other questions defining the business and investment landscape in MENA this month.

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Arabia Monitor is a research firm that provides studies on the economies and financial markets of the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region, which it views as the new emerging market. Arabia Monitor’s perspective is forward looking and places recent developments in the region in a broader context, taking a long term view based on the macroeconomic and financial balance sheet of the Arab countries. A member of the World Economic Forum’s Regional Agenda Council on the Middle East & North Africa, Arabia Monitor was founded by Dr. Florence Eid, former Vice President and Chief Economist for MENA at JP Morgan. On the firm’s advisory council sits HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, former Ambassador of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom and the United States; Mr. Victor Chu, board member of the World Economic Forum and former council member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Dr. Richard Debs, founding president and advisory director of Morgan Stanley International and former COO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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