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Dubai Economy

Dubai business growth back to pre-covid path – report

The private sector, excluding oil, grew for a fifth-straight month in April, according to IHS Markit

Saudi Arabia

Saudi non-oil private sector growth slowed slightly in March – PMI

Saudi PMI Index fell from 53.9 in February to 53.3 in March

Saudi business conditions hit 10-month high as sales, jobs climb

Business activity in Saudi Arabia grew at the fastest pace since the beginning of the year, fueled by a sharp rise in sales and strengthening sentiment

Saudi non-oil private sector business activity improves to highest in 8 months

However, employment numbers dropped at the fastest rate since June

Business conditions improve for Dubai’s non-oil sector

Its Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 51.5 in September from 50.9 in August

Worst may be over for biggest Arab economies as businesses adapt

Following a pandemic-driven plunge, non-oil private sector activity improved in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates