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World Finance Acknowledges the GCC's Leading Companies

LONDON, ENGLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 07/04/14 -- After years of explosive growth, GCC policymakers have been landed with the task of stabilising a typically volatile, oil dependent economy. Richer than they are developed, GCC countries are today attempting to diversify their economic make up, helped by a number of key players who are really pushing the envelope in each of their respective fields.

The World Finance GCC Awards 2014 celebrate some of the region's most impressive advances of the past 12 months, and looks in some depth at the key names driving growth in the Gulf. By measuring parameters such as contribution to the local economy, sustainability, international appeal, quality standards and more, the GCC Awards highlight the organisations that have made the GCC countries major players on the world stage.

As a new investment landscape begins to take shape, with China, India and sub-Saharan Africa at the head of the pack, the GCC is fast emerging as a key constituent of a new global order. And while opportunities in the GCC region are rife, the obstacles for local players ensure that only the most enterprising organisations succeed. Therefore the recipients of the World Finance GCC Awards are worthy of praise for the many and various contributions they have made to the region and beyond.

For a look at the winners of this year's GCC Awards, see the July - August issue of World Finance, available to read in print or online now.

http://www.worldfinance.com/awards/gcc-investment-development-awards-2014

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