IRAQ: Finances will suffer from Saudi OPEC pressure
KUWAIT: Politics will block economic planning
However, labour market figures for this period indicate the effect of the pandemic on the public has been considerably more severe than the GDP data suggest.
ARGENTINA: Espionage claims will fuel polarisation
AFGHANISTAN: Fighting will undermine trust at talks
The EU’s deepest recessions in the second quarter of 2020 tended to occur in countries with large tourism sectors