New Regional Views
"Arab FDI to China: Slowly but surely"
How much Arab FDI flowed into the Chinese economy from 2003 and how was it impacted during the 2008 global financial crisis?
How did the 2011 upheavals in the MENA region and the 2014 oil price drop affect FDI flows from Arab countries to China? Which countries where more resilient than others?
What makes China an attractive destination for GCC investments?
New Country Views
"Bahrain: Clampdown before elections"
Who are the main influencers in Bahrain’s inner decision-making circle today? Will the elections change the political status quo?
How will the structural reforms enacted in return for an assistance package from Bahrain’s GCC neighbours affect the economic and social scene?
What are some of the key reforms to attract foreign investment and increase transparency that Bahrain has undertaken in the last quarter?