Abu Dhabi — The foreign direct investment in Abu Dhabi grew by 8.9 per cent to Dh88.324 billion in 2015.
Africa — Italy's Eni plans to invest about $22.5 billion in Africa over the next fours, mostly in oil and gas.
China — China will invest approximately $1.5 billion to upgrade its Zhongguancun district, also known as the "Silicon Valley of China".
Dubai — Dubai Investments expects to add around $5.4 billion in assets over the next 3-5 years and is seeking new growth opportunities in sectors including healthcare and education.
Egypt — Saudi developer ACWA Power is planning to invest between $10-12bn in Egypt in the next five years.
Energy — Total committed and planned energy investments in the MENA region, including Iran, will reach $900 billion over the next five years.
Energy — Top executives at the world’s largest oil-trading houses said the worst of the market’s woes are probably over, with some predicting prices will climb to $50 a barrel by next year.
India — India declares plans to fortify their position in the global maritime sector with their $15bn port development plan at the Maritime India Summit.
KSA & Egypt — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi King Salman agreed to set up a $16-billion investment fund and settled a long-standing maritime dispute as the monarch continued his rare visit to the country.
Malaysia — Malaysia's economy is expected to expand at a slower pace of 4% to 4.5% this year from the 5% a year, according to Moody's.
Mozambique — Mozambique’s economy is expected to grow by just 4.8 percent this year due to the slowdown in public spending and investment and the impact of adverse weather on agricultural production.