Sovereign Vulnerability to Global Energy Developments Briefing


December 8, 2014, 3:00 AM EST
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Lucio Vinhas de Souza (Moody's Investor Service)

Event Summary

Moody's Investors Service and the Peterson Institute for International Economics held their seventh joint event, a conference in Dubai, to discuss sovereign vulnerability to global energy developments.

The event was hosted by Lúcio Vinhas de Souza, managing director and sovereign chief economist of the Sovereign Risk Group at Moody's Investors Service.

The speakers presented their perspectives on:

  • the implications of recent energy markets developments for sovereign vulnerability,
  • economic developments in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and
  • the sensitivity of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) credits to regional stresses.

For more information, visit the Moody's website.

Event Materials

Agenda [pdf]