The Impact of oil revenues on Arab Gulf development

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Statementedited by M.S. El Azhary.
ContributionsEl Azhary, M. S., University of Exeter. Centre for Arab Gulf Studies., Petroleum Information Committee of the Arab Gulf States.
LC ClassificationsHC415.3 .I46 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. :
Number of Pages203
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Open LibraryOL2583284M
ISBN 100813300967
LC Control Number85131930

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@article{osti_, title = {The impact of oil revenues on Arab Gulf development}, author = {El Azhary, M S}, abstractNote = {As the price of oil falls the pressures on the Arab Gulf States to speed up the diversification of their economies into non-oil sectors increases. This book examines this problem and other issues connected with the impact of oil revenues on development in the Gulf.

The Arab states face the prospect that their economic development will not last longer than the life of their hydrocarbon reserves. This book examines what options the Arab states have for countering this threat. It looks in detail at what opportunities exist for the Gulf states to accumulate. The Impact of Oil Revenues on Arab Gulf Development (London: Croom Helm, ).

Article in International Journal Middle East Studies 19(04) November with 7 Reads. SinceArab oil revenues have declined by about %. This has had an enormous impact on the Arab economies as well as on economic and political relations between the Arab world, the industrialised world and the Third world.

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Oil revenues in the Gulf Emirates: patterns of allocation and impact on economic development / Ali Khalifa Al-Kuwari ; volume editor, Howard Bowen-Jones Bowker in association with the Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies of the University of Durham Epping, Essex Australian/Harvard Citation.

Kuwari, `Ali Khalifah. & Bowen-Jones. THE IMPACT OF OIL ON POLITICAL AND SOCIOECONOMIC CHANGE IN may be found in my Arab States of the Lower Gulf: People, Politics, Petroleum (Washington, D.C.: The Middle East Institute, ). discovery of oil, but the existence of oil revenues has helped considerably to accelerate this development.

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Countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) face a dual shock — from both the COVID pandemic and the collapse in oil prices. Authorities should focus first on responding to the health emergency and the associated risk of economic depression and postpone fiscal consolidation linked to the persistent drop in oil prices until recovery from the pandemic is well underway.

Government revenues tell a similar story (Figure 3). Generally speaking, oil's share of government revenue in the oil exporters of the Gulf is on the order of percent.

In Kuwait it's about 80 percent. In Algeria and Yemen it's also a very high proportion of government revenue. While oil production may just be profitable at $40 a barrel, none of the Arab states except Qatar can balance their budgets at this level.

The worst affected, Algeria and Oman, need prices to rise. Remittances from the Gulf are an important source of foreign currency for Asian and other Middle East countries, with outflows of $bn and $36bn from the UAE and Saudi Arabia respectively in. Kuwait has a long way to go to reduce its heavy dependency on oil revenue Kuwait City: The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Kuwait, Tariq Al Sheikh, stated, during a virtual seminar.

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[ʻAlī Khalīfah Kuwārī]. The IMF reckons the lower oil price knocked $ billion off Arab oil-exporting states’ government revenues in This year is looking worse.

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4 Min Read DUBAI (Reuters) - Rising oil revenues are greatly improving the outlook for budget and trade balances among Gulf Arab countries but will do very little to boost economic growth. These forward-looking attempts at economic diversification are still reliant on oil revenues though, and break-even prices for government budgets vary widely across the Gulf region.

Forthe IMF listed breakeven prices for a barrel of oil as the following: $45 for Qatar, $54 for Kuwait, $91 for Bahrain, $83 for Saudi Arabia, and $70 for. The International Monetary Fund cut economic growth forecasts for the Arab Gulf states to per cent this year as the region continued to feel the effects of low oil prices and regional conflict.

Saudi Arabia tripled a value-added tax in July to 15 per cent to boost state coffers and offset the drop in oil revenues. This year revenues are estimated at billion riyals and billion.

The outlook for most of the rich Gulf Arab economies has dimmed for this year and next as oil prices have remained relatively low, according to a Reuters poll published on Wednesday that showed economists cutting their forecasts.

Heavy state spending and strong private consumption are cushioning the impact of a plunge in oil export revenues. Arab countries hold more proven oil reserves than any other region ( billion barrels), comprising more than 43 percent of the world’s total proven reserves.

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The government's decision to diversify from a trade-based but oil-reliant economy to one that is service- and tourism-oriented resulted in the property boom from to [citation needed] Construction on a large scale has turned Dubai into one of the fastest-growing cities in the property boom is largely driven by megaprojects such as the off-shore Palm Islands and The World.After the formation of the UAE, oil revenues, especially from Abu Dhabi and Dubayy, continued to fuel local development but increasingly became the main engine of growth for the national economy.

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