Anticipating the rebound

January 2012
MiddleEast Insurance Review;Jan2012, p39
Trade Publication
The article provides an outlook for the insurance industry in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. According to reinsurer Swiss Re, the region is expected to be influenced by the debt crisis in Europe and the slow growth in the U.S. It also anticipates the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies to withstand the deteriorating global economic environment, buoyed by higher spending and vast reserves.


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