Middle East Archive

Getting Down to Business in Saudi Arabia

Being a main exporter of petroleum has allowed Saudi Arabia to build on its economy rather successfully. At this time, it has the largest economy in the Arab world and owns 18% of the petroleum reserves in the entire world. As such, its oil-based economy is a very strong one leading to excellent business opportunities

The Middle East Does Things Differently

Business in the Middle East is quite simple and easy to accomplish if you are from the Middle East. If you are not, however, the situation begins to get a little bit complicated. The reasons for the complication often stem from the inability of different parties to understand each other during the initial talks. Therefore,

Why You Should Do Business in the Middle East

The Middle East is a massive cultural and geographical region that is today the center of global interaction in terms of trade. The Middle East is still young and offers investors a fresh canvas to play around with in the name of looking for great profits. Some of the reasons why you should definitely do

The Best Cities in Middle East to Do Business

Countries in Middle East have been steadily growing in terms of trade. Here are the top cities to do business in.   Doha – Qatar Qatar was recently shown to have the third largest Gross Domestic Product per capita in the entire world. Qatar’s top partners in trade are of Asian descent, that is, India,

Growth in trade

  The world’s overall trading activities has been growing at about 8 percent every year, at least for the last 10 years. However, in the Middle East, the growth was only 3 percent. This can be attributed to the fact that its trade relationship with other countries in the world are centered on oil, tourism,

What’s behind the entrepreneurial snarl up in Middle East?

  There is no doubt about the fact that the Middle East region has had its plateful of economic challenges in the recent past. The political unrest that was brought about by the Arab Spring has been a contributing factor to the economic problems seen in Middle Eastern countries that are still reeling from the