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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
 

Gulf union countries may launch single currency in 2015

Countries part of the Gulf monetary union could launch…

January 6, 2010 5:28
 
Talking money

Talking money

The agenda of the GCC summit, which begins on Monday, will revolve around the money matters in Dubai and the creation of a new currency.

December 13, 2009 1:54
 

Kuwaiti official urges UAE and Oman to reconsider joining GCC monetary union

Kuwait’s Finance Minister Mustafa al-Shimali announced he will to persuade the...

December 12, 2009 9:12
 
GCC monetary union: is it viable?

GCC monetary union: is it viable?

Politics and public disagreements have delayed the introduction of the monetary union. With the financial crisis continuing to destroy economies worldwide, can the GCC pull off a monetary union?

July 15, 2009 3:33
 
The UAE throws its toys out of the pram

The UAE throws its toys out of the pram

The UAE is no longer taking part in the proposed monetary union between GCC nations. Is the UAE having a federal tantrum over the location of the Gulf Central Bank?

May 20, 2009 3:06
 
The UAE’s not happy

The UAE’s not happy

The nation has expressed ‘reservation’ on the choice of Riyadh for the location of the GCC’s central bank.

May 6, 2009 11:22
 
Dangling the currency carrot

Dangling the currency carrot

The deadline for the common currency hasn’t been postponed officially, but it may as well have been. No one’s surprised.

March 25, 2009 12:58