Tag: Syria

  • Energy and Arab Economic Development

    By: Bassam Fattouh , Laura El-Katiri

    Like no other region, energy resources have shaped the Arab world and its modern-day development trajectory. Endowed with some of the world’s most important oil and natural gas reserves, countries in the Arab world have over the past four decades produced and exported more oil than those of any other region, and hold reserves sufficient […]

  • Oil in Egypt, Oman, and Syria: Some Macroeconomic Implications

    By: Randa Alami

    Like many other industries in developing countries, oil and gas (O&G) have regularly used a mixture of domestic and external finance. The financial challenges faced by the sector have rarely been about closing financing gaps because of two inherent characteristics. Firstly, O&G have been an enabling factor for developing countries wishing to access international capital […]