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Ec. Freedom 5 Years in Middle-East

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UAE 5.99%
Jordan 4.73%
Qatar 3.28%
Yemen 2.05%
Israel 1.14%
Lebanon -0.22%
Oman -0.52%
Morocco -1.54%
Bahrain -1.60%
Tunisia -2.76%
Saudi Arabia -2.99%
Iran -7.14%
Kuwait -7.98%
Egypt -10.26%
Algeria -10.69%

Middle-East: Economic freedom index, 5-year change

Increased economic freedom is strongly associated with high GDP growth, and therefore with rises in residential property prices. Changes in a countrys score on the Heritage Foundations freedom index are calculated by the Global Property Guide to produce a 5-point rating:

  • Greatly Improved
  • Improved
  • Nuetral
  • Worse
  • Much Worse

Source: Calculated using figures from The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal


Title: Residential property markets and investments in Middle-East

Description: Opportunities in residential property investment in Middle East. A comparison of Middle Eastern countries on the basis of rental yields, taxes and investment prospects.

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