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Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Economic Outlook: Presentation and Panel Discussion

  • April 27, 2020


  • 1:34:48

MENA has been hit by double shocks: the COVID-19 pandemic and the plunge in oil prices. This crisis will likely compound the region’s unemployment problem and worsen the already high public and external vulnerabilities, causing long-lasting losses.

  • Jihad Azour, Director Middle East Department IMF
  • Nasser Saidi, Founder and President Nasser Saidi & Associates
  • Carole Nakhle, Founder and CEO Crystol Energy
  • Salmaan Jaffery, Chief Business Development Officer Dubai International Financial Centre Authority