Dr. Florence Eid-Oakden will open the panel on Day 1 of the Trade & Export Finance titled “Economist think-tank: Maintaining competitive edge in regional trade”. This in-depth macroeconomic assessment will examine some of the priorities impacting on the UAE and beyond.
Dr. Eid-Oakden will focus on regional macroeconomic and geopolitical developments:
- How are markets adjusting to and accommodating lower oil prices? Has there been a cyclical pick-up in other commodity prices?
- Achieving greater economic diversification and increasing non-oil share of GDP through fostering entrepreneurship
- Assessing the impact of Iran on regional geopolitical trends, what are the implications of the Trump presidency for the Iran nuclear deal?
- Are we witnessing a resurgence in Sino-MENA relations? What of relations with India as a major trading partner?
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