Coronavirus: Developing nations face choice between infection and starvation

Sunday, 12 April 2020

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) blights societies across the globe, paying no attention to economic ......

Sultan Althari

Coronavirus: US lawmakers should look closer to home for a solution to the oil crisis

Sunday, 12 April 2020

US Republican lawmakers have singled out Saudi Arabia for their anger over the collapse in oil ......

Tom Ashby and Matthew Amlôt

How did governments suddenly find the money for a huge coronavirus stimulus?

Sunday, 05 April 2020

As the world wrestles with the coronavirus, some of the economic figures are eye-watering: in the US ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

OPEC should follow the Art of War: ‘Wait and do nothing’

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Riyadh was right to call the bluff of US President Donald Trump by calling a meeting of all oil ......

Cyril Widdershoven

A new global oil pact is worth exploring, even if it fails

Saturday, 04 April 2020

The oil industry, facing its deepest crisis in history, still has the audacity to see hope: prices ......

Robin M. Mills

MENA entrepreneurs stand resilient against coronavirus

Friday, 03 April 2020

When the going gets tough Middle Eastern entrepreneurs stand resilient and better equipped than ......

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina

Sukuk, coronavirus, stimulus, deficits: How the sharia-compliant bond can help

Sunday, 29 March 2020

While the coronavirus pandemic has triggered major uncertainties in markets and everyday life, ......

Bashar Al-Natoor

Forget US shale, Russia will be the main victim of the OPEC+ spat

Monday, 23 March 2020

Analysis of the ongoing Saudi-Russian price and market share battle is predominantly looking at ......

Cyril Widdershoven

Russia did not want to trigger a collapse in oil prices: Official

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Russia did not want to see a sharp drop in the price of oil, the country’s First Deputy Prime ......

Cyril Widdershoven

Coronavirus clears traffic in Saudi Arabia as Jeddah reports highest global fall

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Saudi Arabia’s city of Jeddah resembled a ghost town on Sunday as the Kingdom’s measures to combat ......

Cyril Widdershoven

Coronavirus: Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways announces new flight suspensions

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways suspended flights to Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore on Saturday, according ......

Cyril Widdershoven

What if Texas joined Russia and OPEC to avert the oil market collapse?

Friday, 20 March 2020

The inspiration for OPEC came in another great economic crisis. In 1930, amid the Great Depression ......

Robin M. Mills

Kremlin says there is no price war between Russia, Saudi Arabia

Friday, 20 March 2020

Russia and Saudi Arabia have good relations when it comes to oil markets and Moscow does not need ......

Robin M. Mills

A silver lining to the coronavirus cloud may shine on the GCC

Thursday, 19 March 2020

If it is true that every cloud has a silver lining, investors are having to use ultra-powerful ......

Oliver Schutzmann

Saudi’s local business landscape proves a major draw for foreign investors

Sunday, 15 March 2020

A radical transformation is taking place that is changing the way the world does business with Saudi ......

Ahmad al-Saadi