Global Trade Analysis: The Role of the GCC in Long Term MENA Development (5 of 5)

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The GCC was formally established on May 25, 1981. The council’s purpose is

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Global Trade Analysis: Food Independence in the MENA Region (4 of 5)

So far this series has covered the MENA region’s global import and export position, the dynamics between KSA and the UAE, and the region’s general dependence on fuel that drives

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Global Trade Analysis: Fuel Dependency in the MENA Region (3 of 5)

Fuel has been, is, and will continue to be the MENA region’s most dominant export category. MENA countries export nearly 40% of the world’s fuel supply, and fuel makes up

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Global Trade Analysis: UAE and KSA Imports and Exports (Part 2 of 5)

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are the two most dominant countries in the MENA region. These countries possess advantageous economic, cultural, financial, trade,

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Global Trade Analysis: MENA Imports and Exports (Part 1 of 5)

This is the beginning of J&A’s 5-part series on global trade in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The following articles focus on imports and exports for the MENA

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Part 5: The Rise of Saudi Arabia – Framework for Success in the region

The KSA market is large and can generate significant rewards for companies that successful capture its value. There are three fundamentals to creating success in the KSA market: finding the

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