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A COVID-19-induced macroeconomic overview: How much of the pressure is cyclical (temporary) and how much is structural (and exposed pre-existing weakness in the system)?

Broadcast on Dec 8, 2020 from Livestream: Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020 - Virtual Conference

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United Arab Bank

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Subscribe for access:

  • How much of the COVID crisis is structural and changed GCC economies forever? What does the make-up of the GCC economy look like post-COVID-19?
  • Are supply chains being re-regionalised? How does this impact the GCC?
  • Oil sustainability and global economic digitisation: How will structural changes to the economy impact business, infrastructure and trade-flow?
  • The future for Dubai’s tourism, off-line retail and real estate markets: How do these sectors re-invent themselves and where do they fit into the future of Dubai’s economy?
Middle East

Speaker

Dr. Nasser H. Saidi

Dr. Nasser H. Saidi

Dr. Nasser H. Saidi

President at Nasser Saidi & Associates

Dr. Nasser Saidi is President of Nasser Saidi & Associates - a niche consultant and advisor to the banking & financial sector, governments, central banks, regulators, multi-national and regional companies. He is the former Chief Economist and Strategist of the Dubai International Financial Centre. Dr. Saidi served as Minister of Economy and Trade and Minister of Industry of Lebanon and First Vice-Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon for two mandates.

He is Chair of the MENA Clean Energy Business Council and a member of the IMF’s Regional Advisory Group for MENA. He is the founder & former CEO of the Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance & Mudara Institute of Directors.

Established in 2012, Nasser Saidi & Associates provide economic advisory and business consultancy services to a diverse range of stakeholders in the Middle East and North Africa region ranging from the public sector and private sector, government related enterprises, banks and financial institutions as well as Central Banks and Regulators of the banking and financial system.

Broadly, the company is involved in:

• Providing economic advisory & consulting services to MNCs, businesses, banks & financial Institutions and management consultancies

• Advisory to government & public sector on economic & public policy matters

• Central Bank Advisory Services: payment systems, monetary policy, regulation

• Corporate Governance advisory & consulting services

• Asset restructuring & private equity services

• Public speaking & thought leadership

Nasser Saidi & Associates