Vehicles drive past the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Reuters
Indonesia’s central bank (CB) announced new regulations requiring importers to report how much foreign currency they use for overseas purchases from next year, in a move to step up monitoring of money flows.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its key lending rate on hold in a shock decision that spooked markets on Thursday, even as it slashed its growth forecast for the economy to its lowest level in over a decade.
November saw a further improvement in the health of Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector, with latest IHS Markit PMI data indicating a quickening of growth momentum. This was driven by the sharpest rise in new work since April 2015.
ACWA Power signed two long-term power purchase agreements (PPA) with Ethiopia’s state-owned electricity producer Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) for two 125 MWac solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at $2.526 cents/kWh over 20 years.
Raja Al Mazrouei, CEO of Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE’s Federal export credit company, praised the success of the 13th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), which took place in Abu Dhabi from 26 February to 1 March 2024. Raja Al Mazrouei said:
The UAE said that its production will remain at 2.912 million bpd until the end of June 2024. Afterwards, in order to support market stability, these additional cut volumes will be reversed gradually subject to market conditions.
The third edition of Investopia (Investopia 2024), held over the course of two days, 28 and 29 February in Abu Dhabi, ended on a high note after