22.05.2009 - Mena debt market can grow to $1.6trn
From Zawya.com: The debt market in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) has the potential to grow to $1.6 trillion (Dh5.8trn) per annum but currently remains in its nascent stage, according to economic experts speaking at an event organised by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) yesterday. The event - Issuing and Structuring Bonds and Sukuk - saw discussions on the IMF Global Financial Stability Report (April 2009), which said debt securities form just three per cent of the Mena capital markets.......Full Article: Source