Middle East Economic Survey


No 4



Arab Economies To Grow At 3.6% This Year, Says UN

Most Arab countries are expected to record an average 3.6% economic growth this year as the price of crude oil rebounds from 2009, according to the UN economic report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2010 launched in Beirut on 20 January. This year will be characterized by the change in the mood in the Western Asia region from pessimism to measured optimism, due to a surge in oil...