Middle East Economic Survey


No 42


MENA Economies Resilient To Financial Crisis, Conference Hears

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) economies have been able to weather the international financial crisis, avoiding negative growth and a recessionary trap. There was a general consensus at the 2009 MENA Regional Economic Forum, organized by the Institute of International Finance in Jordan on 12-13 October, about the resilience of MENA economies during the crisis and the...