New Release: REO: Middle East and Central Asia

October 26, 2011

View the Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011: Middle East and Central Asia. The Arab Spring holds the promise of improved living standards and a more prosperous future for the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa region. Nevertheless, the region is witnessing unparalleled uncertainty and economic pressures, from both domestic and external sources. The recent worsening of the global economy will likely add to these.