UAE: Abu Dhabi Economy Articles & Analysis

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Given the stubbornly low oil prices of 2015, with no sign of a significant recovery in the short term, the run-up to the publication of the UAE’s current federal budget saw much speculation as to how the government might pare back state spending. For some, the reduction of subsidies earlier in 2015 set a new tone with regard to budgetary...

 

How is the current era of lower oil prices framing Mubadala’s strategic direction, and how has it impacted investment strategy?

 

As the Middle East’s second-biggest oil producer, the UAE has seen much attention directed to it over the past year regarding the effect of subdued oil prices on the economy. The emirate of Abu Dhabi is a key player in the response to this challenge. As home to the nation’s capital it hosts many institutions that oversee the UAE’s social and...

 

In 2015, for the first time, the rate of extreme poverty was projected to fall below 10%. Our research and experience tells us that three things have been critical to reducing poverty and boosting prosperity: inclusive economic growth, investments in people’s health and education, and insuring against risks that can plunge the vulnerable into...

 

The year 2015 was a busy one for Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the capital’s new financial free zone, established in accordance with Federal Decree No (15) of 2013, Cabinet Resolution No (4) of 2013, Abu Dhabi Law No (4) of 2013 and Federal Law No (8) of 2004, which is the same federal law that led to the establishment of the Dubai Financial...

 

Given slower growth projections for many G8 nations, in what regions is Abu Dhabi seeking stronger two-way trade and investment ties?