19.03.2009 - Combined GCC economy will top $2trn by 2020
From Gulfnews.com: The economies of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will reach an aggregate $2 trillion (Dh7.3 trillion) by 2020, according to a new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Another point the report raises is that monetary union between five of the GCC members will most likely not meet the scheduled deadline of 2010, and only be in place by 2020. Oman has opted out of the monetary union, insisting on pursuing an independent monetary and economic policy..... Full Article: Source