Understanding local economies and state economic policies is essential for planning and evaluating pronounced business and policy objectives. While some MENA states are still oil-based economies, others have relatively diversified economic systems with nascent industries. MENA states vary in their long and short-term economic targets, corruption levels, transparency and policy implementation capacity. At iStrategic we understand authorities’ economic objectives, socio-economic determinants and triggers that motivate economic policy and reform. MENA state economies are integrated to varying degrees within the region and internationally. At iStrategic we go beyond traditional economic analysis, when analyzing risk, to gauge future economic stability, deliverables and expectations with regards to economic reform, privatization, financial sector stability, capital flows, FDI, labor force, free economic zones, corruption, unemployment, inflation, women empowerment, and entrepreneurship.
iStrategic is committed to delivering actionable insights based on facts and sound interpretation of intelligence, we understand the dynamics that shape political, economic and security environments in MENA. We give our clients the strategic advantage of understanding the mindset and motivations shaping the target state/business sector in MENA.
iStrategic is a political consulting firm providing specialized guidance on Middle East and North Africa (MENA) affairs to the U.S. government and the private sector. With first hand native knowledge of the MENA region, iStrategic is uniquely positioned to provide intelligent and sound analysis our clients need to skillfully navigate a shifting political, security and economic landscape, anticipate the risks and optimize decision outcomes when it matters most.