The changing pattern of international trade and capital flows of the GCC countries
AbstractSummary for non-specialistsThanks to policies that are geared towards opening up borders, the GCC countries have imparted a significant stimulus to the world economy, to a much greater extent than other oil exporting countries in similar conditions. The development of the gross capital flows in view of the recent global crisis and their composition are the main focus of this study. Aspects of globalization, trade and financial integration, such as the dependence on oil, regional integration, foreign direct investment and cross-border assets and loans are addressed.
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- F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
- F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
- F34 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Lending and Debt Problems
- F4 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
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- NEP-ALL-2010-08-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-ARA-2010-08-28 (MENA - Middle East & North Africa)
- NEP-ENE-2010-08-28 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-INT-2010-08-28 (International Trade)
- NEP-OPM-2010-08-28 (Open Economy Macroeconomics)
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