Middle East Economic Survey


No 8



Growth Rate Down To 3.6% In 2009 For MENAP Oil Exporters, Says IMF

The rate of economic growth for the oil exporters in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan region (MENAP) is expected to fall to 3.6% this year from 5.6% in 2008, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF) projections. The IMF also expects lower growth for emerging markets and developing countries within the region, which saw their economies expand...