Natural gas & LNG

Middle East & Africa October 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

Rising tensions between the United States and Turkey have the potential to further hit the latter’s economy.

Washington and Ankara are once again at loggerheads following US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull American forces out of northeastern Syria. This was followed by the US-allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) coming under attack from the Turkish army. Ankara regards the SDF as terrorists. The Turkish Defence Ministry has said the US move will create a “terror corridor” on Turkey’s border with Syria. Meanwhile, Trump has warned he...