United Arab Emirates

Why Gulf economies need a transformed role for the state

Significant reforms are needed for the Gulf economies to emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis. Image: REUTERS/Abdel Hadi Ramahi

Adel Hamaizia

Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House

Tim Callen

Assistant Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)


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Data suggests the economic contraction in 2020 was somewhat less than the 5.7 per cent in the region. Image: IMF

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