Egypt is building a new capital city from scratch

Egypt is building a new capital city from scratch – here’s how to avoid inequality and segregation Nuno Pinto, University of Manchester and Aya Badawy, University of Manchester Egypt is the latest country to build a new capital city from scratch, with ambitions to move parliament away from Cairo as early as summer 2019. With […]

Sleepwalking towards the next financial crisis?

Sleepwalking towards the next financial crisis? Here are the five biggest risks Nafis Alam, University of Reading Wall Street giant Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on September 15, 2008, triggering the most significant global financial crisis since the great depression. Lehman’s collapse was not triggered in a day but over a much longer period, with […]

JMMC meeting will be held in Algiers on September 23

The Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee of the OPEC and non-OPEC oil production reduction Agreement, i.e. the JMMC meeting will be held in Algiers on September 23, 2018, and the Iranian minister said he would not participate in the event. Iran promised, on Thursday, to veto any decision by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) […]

The world’s richest countries to date

The FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast for the Middle East & North Africa is the most dependable source of economic information available for the region. You get the essentials of research conducted by the leading economists for MENA within a single publication. This monthly publication gives you a precise picture of both the current state of affairs […]

Donald Trump’s walling up the US manufacturing infrastructure

Mediapart is an independent left-leaning French online investigative and opinion journal created in 2008 by Edwy Plenel, former editor-in-chief of Le Monde. Mediapart, published in French, English and Spanish posted the following article written by AHMED HENNI and dated September 17, 2018, in French. It is all about Donald Trump’s walling up the US manufacturing infrastructure and in so doing is causing concerns all around. […]

Currency traffic: or to differentiate two parallel markets

  The purpose of this contribution is to try and pose the real problem of currency traffic: or how to differentiate two parallel markets . We see both the illegal outflows of hard currencies and the quotation of the Dinar (DZD) intimately linked to the difference between its official quotation and that of the informal […]