Middle East Economic Survey


No 19


Bahrain Suffers Capital Flight, Official Figures Show

Fears of capital flight from Bahrain during the chaos seen there in March have been realized, the latest official figures show. Pitting the Shi'a majority against the ruling Sunni minority, riots have left several people dead after a crackdown on protestors, which included the implementation of martial law and a deployment of over 1,000 troops from neighboring Saudi Arabia. The events...