The Arab Business Legislative Frameworks Series 2023 - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia


The Arab Business Legislative Frameworks Series 2023

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/CL6.GCP/2023/ABLF/1/Summary

Country: Arab region

Publication Type: Flagship publications

Cluster: Governance and Conflict Prevention

Focus Area: Governance & enabling environment, Resilient development & conflict prevention

Initiatives: Improving competition and protecting consumers, Governance and institution building

SDGs: Goal 2: Zero Hunger, Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12: Responsible Production and Consumption, Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Keywords: Business, Bankruptcy, Competition law, Antitrust law, Law enforcement, Cartels, Trade agreements, Economic liberalization, Labour policy, Mergers and acquisitions, Restrictive business practices, Workers' rights, Consumer protection, Electronic commerce, Sustainable consumption, Sustainable development, Bribery, Corruption, E-government, Public expenditures, Budgeting, Government purchasing, Foreign direct investment, Incentives, Corporate governance, Stockholders, Corporation law, Law reform, Capacity building, Resources allocation, Laws and regulations, Recommendations, Arab countries, Open government

The Arab Business Legislative Frameworks Series 2023

January 2024

The Arab Business Legislative Frameworks (ABLF) series report offers a comprehensive assessment of 22 Arab countries covering five key legislative fields that influence the business environment in the Arab region, specifically competition, consumer protection, anti-corruption, foreign direct investment (FDI), and corporate law.

By adopting specified indicators aligned with international best practices, this assessment aims to identify strengths and loopholes in legislation that contributes to fair market practices, safeguards consumer rights, creates a transparent and investor-friendly environment, and enhances corporate governance, enabling strategic reforms that further improve the business environment and promote substantial economic growth.



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