Middle East Oil & Gas: Iranian Win?

MIDDLE EAST 2014 SUPPLEMENT   By Ronald Fink   Some analysts think the Ukrainian crisis could help improve prospects for Middle Eastern oil producers—pushing up prices and driving development of recent finds as a result.   The crisis in Ukraine sent global ...

 
 
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Central bank

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International Reserves

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Real GDP growth
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2009 2010 2011 2012*        
N/A N/A N/A N/A        

*Estimate

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2015**
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

**Forecast

 
 
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GDP - composition by sector

(Data released on February 2012)

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Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

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(Data released on March 2012)

Inflation
2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A(2008) N/A N/A N/A

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Unemployment rate
2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A(2009) N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

(Data released on December 2011)

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011* 2012**
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Dec 2011 and Nov 2012)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in The Occupied Palestinian Territory

N/A

 
 
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Current account balance

N/A(After 2008)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

N/A(2009)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

N/A

(Data released on April 2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

N/A(2007)

(Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Shares in world total commercial services export

N/A(2007)

(Data were released in 2012)

Total exports

US$12.3 million (2010 estimate) 

Export commodities

N/A

Total imports

N/A

 
 
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Import commodities

N/A

Exports - major partners

N/A

Imports - major partners

N/A

FDI inflows
2009 2010 2011
US$301 million US$180 million(2009) US$214 million(2009)
FDI outflows
2009 2010 2011  
US$-15 million US$77 million US$-20 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A(2009) N/A(2009) N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2010(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2011(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A(2008 estimate)

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project (Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 185. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.)

Overall ranking: N/A(2009) (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: N/A(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: N/A

Registering Property: N/A

Getting credit: N/A

Protecting investors: N/A

Trading across border: N/A

Paying Taxes: N/A

Dealing with Construction Permits: N/A

Getting Electricity: N/A

Resolving Insolvency: N/A

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

N/A

(2012)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

N/A (2009)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
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Total area

6,020 km2 (2006)

Government type

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Languages

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Religions

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Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
56.8% 62.5% 69.9% N/A
Population median age

N/A

Population growth rate

2.7% (2009)

Life expectancy

73 years (2010)

Adult literacy

95% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

N/A

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

N/A

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

55% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

N/A

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

10.2723 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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