Gulf poised for heady surge into 2008 & beyond

Siddiqi, Moin
March 2008
Middle East;Mar2008, Issue 387, p42
The article reports on the oil industry in Gulf region which has experienced growth over recent years and shows no immediate signs of abating. As reported, the six members states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, are witnessing breathtaking growth because of oil prices. It is reported the labour force is expanding at about 4% per annum, posing the challenge of job creation across the region.


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