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GCC single currency

Single GCC currency

Single GCC currency

Arab News is imagining a time when the US dollar is no longer the world’s reserve currency. In this editorial, the paper examines the euro’s troubles and what they mean for the GCC.

December 30, 2010 12:33
 
Gulf is our future… but maybe not the single currency

Gulf is our future… but maybe not the single currency

The UAE Economy Minister says the country still hopes to join a unified Gulf currency ‘one day.’ He is right that the Gulf is our future, but could be wrong about the currency.

December 5, 2010 2:48
 
Saudi powers ahead

Saudi powers ahead

While the world fears another recession, Saudi’s economy continues to grow. It dominates the Gulf economy – as it would any single currency – but it has its problems, too.

November 22, 2010 12:37
 
The uncertain future of the ‘Khaleeji’

The uncertain future of the ‘Khaleeji’

Things aren’t getting any clearer in the matter of a GCC unified currency. Katherine Azmeh thinks it may be time to put the project on hold.

May 25, 2010 1:37
 

Saudi central bank boss to head GCC Monetary Council

Muhammed Al-Jasser elected chairman of the council, which is a precursor to a regional central bank and a step towards proposed Gulf currency union.

March 31, 2010 1:39
 
Pan-Arab currency unlikely by ‘20

Pan-Arab currency unlikely by ‘20

Opinion: The Council of Arab Economic Unity says its 18 members will have a common currency within 10 years. Is that really feasible, given that even the smaller GCC monetary union is still up in the air?

February 8, 2010 7:44