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Podcast with The National: Why GCC countries are growing so fast

Khatija Haque - Head of Research & Chief Economist
Published Date: 16 June 2022


Recent data shows strong business activity growth in both the UAE and Saudi Arabia. This is expected amid pandemic recovery and higher oil prices, according to Khatija Haque, chief economist and head of research at Emirates NBD. But global market forces are also at play.

She joins co-hosts Mustafa Alwrawi and Kelsey Warner this week, sharing her outlook on how GCC economies will fair against rising inflation and global recession fears — and why growth is still possible even in this environment.

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