Post-crisis in the Mediterranean

Why Mediterranean countries withstood the impact of the crisis - 10/16/2012


While the US and European banking systems were overwhelmed by the subprime crisis and credit crunch, Mediterranean member countries of the FEMIP (*) to a large extent withstood the crisis in 2009. How did they overcome this hurdle, and how can the road to growth be rediscovered? A study on this issue was published by Femise and the EIB on 29 November 2010.

Structural policies mark their return - 10/16/2012

The difficulties associated with the crisis must not call structural policies into question. On the contrary: Mediterranean states’ tradition of support should continue, with an emphasis on industrial policies and continued efforts at opening up their markets.

Turkey emerges as Europe’s BRIC economy - 10/16/2012

TURKEY. The crisis of 2008 and 2009 has already been forgotten in Turkey, where the economy has returned to pre-recession growth levels.

Faced with crisis, Morocco goes on the offensive - 10/15/2012

MOROCCO. Spared financial turbulence, Morocco has instead suffered the effects of the crisis in property, tourism and export sectors of the economy.

Egyptian economy weathers economic crisis well - 10/15/2012

EGYPT. Strong internal demand and government measures to support the economy allowed Egypt to avoid the worst effects of the global crisis. For 2011, the Egyptian authorities have forecast economic growth of more than 6%.
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