The Middle East’s Unique Moment to Shape World Trade

The Middle East’s Unique Moment to Shape World Trade

In my latest syndicated column published by Asia Times, I point to a unique confluence of events that can potentially give the Middle East and North Africa region – namely three states, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE — outsized influence in the shaping...
Two Middle East Companies Among Top 100 US Exporters, Importers

Two Middle East Companies Among Top 100 US Exporters, Importers

Every year, the Journal of Commerce, the world’s leading publication on global shipping and logistics, publishes its Top 100 U.S Importers and Exporters (paywall) guide. It’s a great insider look at U.S trade and globalization from the company level. It...
Red Sea Economies – By The Numbers

Red Sea Economies – By The Numbers

Photo: Red Sea Gateway Terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port Red Sea Economies/Population and Exports at a Glance Country Population GDP Top Export Destination Saudi Arabia 32.3 M $782.4 B China Egypt 95.7 M $245.6 B Italy Sudan 39.6 M $33.9 B UAE Yemen 27.6M $26.9 B China...