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Islamic Finance and Banking

Islamic Financial Information Service is a full-text database of information relating to Sharia compliant banking and financial activities as well as banking and finance in Muslim lands.

Emerging Markets Information Service - Middle East Countries

This is a full-text database of Middle East and North Africa current affairs and economic information from over 6500 sources across the globe in Arabic as well as in other Middle Eastern languages.

Please note that University of Durham Library subscribes only to the section on Middle Eastern countries of the larger Emerging Markets Information Service.

Middle East Economic Survey
This is a weekly publication reporting on the economic developments in the Middle East, especially the energy sector. Please note that only one person at a time can use the online version. Click here for information about the print availiblity in the Main University Library.

Middle East Economic Digest (MEED)
MEED is an economic and business magazine providing up-to-date factual and statistical information on the politics and economy of the Middle Eastern countries.

Economist Inteligence Unit Database

The Library's subscription to this database covers Contry Reports and Country Profiles for all countries in the Middle East and East Asia.

Country Reports analyse political and economic trends. The reports include quarterly and annual statistics of at least 150 data points picked from reliable sources and reviewed by EIU analysts to provide consistent, objective and impartial coverage.

The Country Profiles supply background and historical context of current economic and political events for each country. Each profile analyses the infrastructure and major industrial sectors of each economy and includes maps and tables of key economic data for the past 5 years.