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Profiling the Economic Interests of the Gulf States

Jul 15, 2015 | 09:00 GMT
The Gulf Cooperation Council states of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman face daunting economic challenges.

The diverse fiscal and economic policies and underlying imperatives of the six GCC states have impeded previous attempts to forge a common currency. The current downturn in oil prices has highlighted the extent to which the individual members of the GCC will continue to prioritize their own, competing policy initiatives....

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