UAE: Dubai Economy Articles & Analysis

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Dubai saw steady GDP growth of 2.8% in 2017 and this is expected to reach 3.2% in 2018, with an increased drive towards consolidating its position as a knowledge-based economy. The emirate is among the most diversified in the region, thanks to factors such as a highly attractive business environment that has brought in large amounts of foreign investment.

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To what extent does the branding industry, particularly in tourism and retail, in Dubai mirror the ups and downs of the broader economy? 

Increased state spending on infrastructure and construction projects supported solid growth in Dubai’s economy in 2018, despite muted performances from some key sectors.

How will activity in the emirate’s real estate sector impact bank lending?

Dubai is making moves to strengthen and diversify trade ties with Latin America, investing in infrastructure to facilitate investment in high-potential sectors.

Articles & Analysis | Dubai in figures: from The Report: Dubai 2018

Dubai saw steady GDP growth of 3.2% in 2017 and is expected to reach 3.5% in 2018, with an increased drive towards consolidating its position as a knowledge-based economy. The emirate is among the most diversified in the region, thanks to factors such as a highly attractive business environment that has brought in large amounts of foreign investment...

Articles & Analysis | Charging ahead: from The Report: Dubai 2018

8 12 16 20 22 23 25 29 37 38 39 41 42 43 Unlike the country as a whole, oil and gas production contributes only a small amount to Dubai’s economy, which is diversified across a range of non-hydrocarbons activities and is dominated by services and trade in particular. While still contributing little to overall emirate GDP, sectors with the highest...