Global Trade Analysis: The Role of the GCC in Long-Term MENA Development (Part 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 (Part 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, which drives

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Global Trade Analysis: Fuel Dependency in the MENA Region (Part 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 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. These countries possess

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J&A Report: Regional Focus: Why Single-Origin Coffee Matters

Specialty coffees have been on the rise for coffee connoisseurs. This trend has boosted general knowledge and enthusiasm for single-origin coffees. In this report, J&A briefly provides an introduction of

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Jahani and Associates Industry Report: Specialty Coffee Testing

The global specialty coffee market grew by 11.8% in 2020 despite drastic contractions in the restaurant and hospitality sector1.  The market is set to expand with a compound annual growth

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J&A Report: Coffee Processing: How Washing Affects Taste

The process of washing coffee consists of removing its fruit layers before drying. Coffee is washed with water to remove the mucilage after the beans have been fermented. Mucilage is

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

This is the beginning of J&A’s five-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 market in Saudi Arabia is large and can generate significant rewards for companies that successfully capture its value. There are three fundamentals to creating success in the KSA market:

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Part 4: The Rise of Saudi Arabia: Manufacturing and Healthcare

Manufacturing and healthcare are expected to account for 24% of Saudi Arabia’s GDP compound annual growth rate into 2030. This part of the series will provide an analysis of these

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