Energy boom widens economic gap

Melly, Paul
August 2008
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/1/2008, Vol. 52 Issue 31, p32
The article examines the economic status of the countries in North Africa. It highlights the impact of high oil prices and global inflation on each countries' consumer living standards. It also discusses the condition of the labor market of each country. Trade liberalisation and the diversification of the banking industry is already helping the private sector.


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