IMF tells Gulf states to speed up switch from oil

Director of the Middle East and Central Asia and International Monetary Fund, Jihad Azour, gestures during an interview with AFP at Dubai's International Financial Center on October 30 2017. The IMF advised the energy-rich Gulf states to "accelerate diversification" outside oil income after projecting the worst economic growth for the group since the global financial crisis. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB





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