UAE: Dubai Economy

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As the world’s nations and businesses become increasingly interconnected, so too does the flow of global migration. In 2018, according to the OECD’s “International Migration Outlook 2019”, around 129m people lived in an OECD country that they were not born in, and more than 5.3m foreign-born persons were permanently settled in OECD countries....

 

How are recent reform measures expected to drive Dubai’s international competitiveness?

 

Dubai’s hosting of the 173-day Expo 2020 has functioned as both an economic stimulus and strategic focal point for years. Having spurred investment in the emirate since 2013, most observers agree that the commencement of the long-anticipated event will provide a useful fillip to several economic sectors. The larger question, however, is on the...

 

How can Expo 2020 support the future development of Dubai and the UAE?

 

According to the World Shipping Council, Dubai’s Jebel Ali is the 10th-busiest container port in the world, handling nearly 15m twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2018. Developed in the 1970s, the facility is now the globe’s largest man-made harbour and the biggest port in the Middle East. It is the only port in the World Shipping Council’...

 

Amid economic diversification plans under way across the region, GCC states are seeking to both bolster trade relations with countries across the world and draw in foreign investment. Regional governments have found a willing partner in China, which is forging ahead with its bold Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). In 2014 President Xi Jinping of...

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