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14/12/2017 at 12:56h

Finance Ministry GDP estimate up

Minister Henrique Meirelles announced a 1.1% growth prediction for Brazil this year, up from a prior 0.5% forecast. Expected 2018 performance moved up as well.

13/12/2017 at 20:24h

Number of immigrants in Brazil up 20%

The country’s non-national population increased to 713,000 in the 2010-2015 period, according to the UN.

08/12/2017 at 15:23h

National Civil Construction Index up

Brazil’s industry activity indicator climbed 0.48% in November in its second widest increment to date this year – the first was July’s.

08/12/2017 at 15:14h

Inflation eased to 0.28% in November

Food prices slid by 0.38% and were the key driver of the decline in Brazil’s National Extended Consumer Price Index.

06/12/2017 at 19:01h

UAE stands out as investment destination

The country saw the second strongest foreign direct investment inflows in the Middle East and North Africa, in addition to being number one when it comes to Arab countries.

01/12/2017 at 12:32h

Value of small companies will more than double in the Gulf

A study shows that the Gulf’s small and medium enterprises should go from a value of USD 360 billion to USD 920 billion in five years. Saudi Arabia and the UAE are giving priority to these types of enterprises.

01/12/2017 at 11:52h

GDP went up 0.1% in Q3

Brazilian economy expanded from July to September over the three previous months, in the third consecutive increase. Over the same period of last year, the growth reached 1.4%.

30/11/2017 at 14:16h

Unemployment rate drops to 12.2%

Unemployment reached 12.7 million people in Brazil, says a survey by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) on the quarter that ended in October. The rate is 0.6 percentage point lower than the previous quarter.

29/11/2017 at 20:16h

IMF issues magazine on Middle East, North Africa

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Under the title ‘The Middle East in Flux,’ the December issue of publication Finance & Development addresses the challenges and potentialities inherent to the region.

28/11/2017 at 17:44h

Brazil granted work licenses to 12,000 foreigners

Permissions were given in the year’s first half. The amount is lower than the one registered in the same period of last year.

21/11/2017 at 16:05h

Brazil overspends, and poorly so, says World Bank

A report released on Tuesday (21) points out issues with Brazilian government finances.

16/11/2017 at 16:28h

IMF expects improvement in Kuwait’s current account

The Gulf country external current account registered a 4.5% of GDP deficit last year, but the International Monetary Fund expects improvement due to the recovery of oil prices and the measures taken.