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Mustafa Alrawi


Abu Dhabi

Mustafa Alrawi is acting managing director at CNN Business Arabic and a columnist for The National. He is an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, with more than 18 years' experience working in the UK, the UAE and the Middle East. He has interviewed a number of international business leaders including Mubadala's Khaldoon Al Mubarak, BP's Bob Dudley and Emaar's Mohamed Alabbar. He was The National's business editor for four and a half years. He is a published author and a regular public speaker and moderator at events and conferences.


ChatGPT/Bing helped me write this column as an app used biofeedback and neuroscience to monitor my nutrition


June 01, 2023, 2:00 PM

Profit-sharing speaks to the company's philosophy and acumen. It could also have a knock-on effect on the economy


May 18, 2023, 2:00 PM

The region has all the elements necessary for it to benefit from the current economic and geopolitical upheavals


May 04, 2023, 2:00 PM

US-China rivalry could open the way for a middle power to combine the best of both approaches


April 20, 2023, 2:00 PM

Having spent time in the country of my birth after Saddam fell, it seems to me the world hasn't fully reckoned with its consequences


April 06, 2023, 2:00 PM

A worrying consequence of this addiction is conventional means used by central banks to tame inflation are no longer working


March 09, 2023, 2:00 PM

A fast digitalising region offers opportunities, but there are still some obstacles to overcome


February 23, 2023, 2:00 PM

Partners at advisory firm Oliver Wyman, Adel Alfalasi and Ben Simpfendorfer, join to discuss

Business Extra

February 15, 2023, 3:30 PM

On February 15, 2003, millions marched against imminent war in Iraq. Two decades later, The National examines the legacy they left through the reflections of the organisers and some who mobilised against coming conflict


February 15, 2023, 7:28 AM

The collapse of the cryptocurrency company FTX is a telling if expensive lesson


February 09, 2023, 2:00 PM

KPMG's Wassim Chahine answers questions on the new regime set to take effect this year

Business Extra

February 08, 2023, 7:51 AM

The venture capital investor and entrepreneur joins the podcast to talk about the year ahead

Business Extra

February 01, 2023, 9:01 AM

Rachid Mohamed Rachid discusses sustainability, Gen Z consumers and the region's creative potential


January 31, 2023, 4:00 AM

The US engineering and technology conglomerate plans to capitalise on the increased use of artificial intelligence across various industries


January 29, 2023, 3:00 AM

Architects Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill explain the meaning of their mantra: 'Global environmental contextualism'


January 27, 2023, 6:02 PM