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Economic Freedom in the Arab World

Bahrain has been ranked number one in the Fraser Institute’s annual report on Economic Freedom of the Arab World. The gulf state improved its overall score to 8.1 out of 10 from 8.0. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) followed up with a score of 7.9., tying it for third place with Jordan, which improved its score from …
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Doing Business in the Arab World 2012

The International Finance Corporation and the World Bank have just published the report, “Doing Business in the Arab World 2012.” According to the study, 13 of 20 economies in the Arab world adopted a total of 20 business regulatory reforms to create opportunity for domestic entrepreneurs. The majority of the reforms, captured from June 2010 …
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Economic Freedom in the Arab World

The Fraser Institute, in partnership with the International Research Foundation of Oman and the Cairo office of the Friederick Naumann Foundation for Liberty, has published the Economic Freedom in the Arab World: 2011 Annual Report. The study examines how free enterprises throughout the Arab world are lifting individuals and families out of poverty. Bahrain continues …
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The Arab World Competitiveness Review 2010

The World Economic Forum has just launched “The Arab World Competitiveness Review 2010”. The report finds that over the past five years many Arab world economies have improved their competitiveness, but the gap between Gulf Countries and the rest of the region is growing. The United Arab Emirates is the only economy from the region …
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