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Global Macro-Market Outlook

Middle East and North Africa (MENA): Q3 2010 Outlook

Real GDP (% change y/y)
2010 2011
4.4 4.9
CPI (% change y/y)
2010 2011
5.3 4.8
  • Stronger oil prices will boost revenues and economic growth, but the need to ensure domestic finance will contribute to a downshifting of growth from pre-crisis levels.
  • The GCC is weighed down by recovering banks and will underperform other regions in 2010 while accelerating in 2011 when the EU-exposed Maghreb again lags.
  • Fiscal policy is beginning to be less accommodative, and oil importers are beginning to implement cuts, including to subsidies.


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