Chronicle of the Middle East and North Africa


The economy is one of the strongest drivers of human action. It can affect everything from riots and revolutions to immigration and prosperity.

Many countries in the MENA region have seen rapid economic growth over the past few decades, but many others have fallen deeper into poverty. Corruption still remains high in many states and can hold back economic development.

The world is also going through a turbulent economic time, with changing global economic systems. The MENA region is far from immune to these changes.

This category takes a broad look at the economic situation of the different countries of the MENA region. It covers the situation in rising economic superpowers as well as debt-riddled countries in the region.

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