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Kuwait 2011 inflation at 3-year high, seen subsiding

Kuwait 2011 inflation at 3-year high, seen subsiding

Inflation at 4.8 pct on average in 2011 vs 4.0 pct in 2010; Dec consumer prices +3.1 pct y/y, +0.5 pct m/m; Food, housing costs rise m/m; Benign price pressures expected in 2012, analyst

January 26, 2012 1:52
 
Gulf telcos risk falling into handset subsidy trap

Gulf telcos risk falling into handset subsidy trap

Telcos responding to harsh competition, stagnant growth; Smart phone shipments to Middle East seen up 52 pct in 2011; But European experience suggests profits may suffer; VoIP calls on smart phones threaten international revenue

October 26, 2011 5:22
 
Cheap Middle East gas era is over

Cheap Middle East gas era is over

As global gas suppliers call for the end of subsidies, the region could see a 75 percent increase in gas prices. For now, prices are still lower than competing buyers.

October 5, 2011 12:52
 
Tourism 101: subsidy for residents

Tourism 101: subsidy for residents

Kipp offers a brilliant plan: subsidy of tourist landmark entry fees in the UAE

April 19, 2011 2:05