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The Future of Travel and Tourism in the Middle East

The Emerging Seven economies
overtake the Global Seven economies
The rapid convergence between the E7 (emerging seven economies
of China, India, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Russia and Turkey) and the
G7 (global seven economies of Unites States, United Kingdom, France,
Germany, Japan, Canada and Italy) has been
accelerated by the global financial crisis.
In 2007, total G7 gross domestic product
(GDP, a country’s total economic output) at
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP, the purchasing

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the World: Scenarios to 2025

From amidst the many drivers identified by project participants, the scenario process identified two ‘focal questions’ that have the ability to alter the fortunes of the GCC countries
in the next two decades: • Will leaders in the GCC countries be willing and able to implement the necessary economic and political reforms and enforce the rule of law, both in public and in private governance? • How can the GCC countries maintain internal order and stability, in particular vis-à-vis a complex and uncertain regional situation?

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