The Abraham Accords could lead to a fundamental change in trade and investment across the Middle East, although a sudden spike in FDI flows between the UAE and Israel is unlikely.
The clean energy and sustainable infrastructure plan that formed a key part of Joe Biden's election campaign is bringing optimism to an industry hopeful of a much-awaited roll-out of projects in the US.
Abu Dhabi has been proactive in supporting its companies during the Covid-19 outbreak. The director-general of its investment office describes how better communications, a focus on tech, and an emphasis on aftercare are helping the emirate to thrive.
Dr Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, tells Investment Monitor how the pandemic has accelerated change in the country, especially in terms of gender policy.