Doing Business in the Arab World

Each year, the Financial Times gathers the best of its coverage of the Arab world. Here are the stories from 2017 that point to the most significant regional trends in business

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The Financial Times looks back at developments that have profound implications for businesses in the region

FT analysis weighs up Riyadh’s assessment of the oil group

Acquisition of Souq.com and launch of local rival is shaking up ecommerce

Stand-off with neighbours blocks flow of money, people and goods

Region’s big carriers face challenges to their role as ‘superconnectors’

Resolution of one problem triggers a new set of challenges for the country’s businesses