UAE: Dubai Economy

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With regional economies still feeling the effects of lower oil prices since mid-2014, trade wars occurring across the globe, a stronger US dollar pushing up the value of the dirham and increased risks weighing on investor sentiment, Dubai and the UAE have introduced a diverse set of cost-cutting reforms that are largely designed to encourage...


Global trade faces protectionist headwinds that are dampening the outlook for growth in the coming years. According to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), trade volume grew by 4.7% in 2017 and is expected to have moderated slightly to 4.4% in 2018 and dip to 4% in 2019. Although this means growth will fall below the 4.8% average seen since...


Dubai is the second-largest of the seven emirates that comprise the UAE in terms of economic size, and the main driver of economic diversity in the country. Its tourism, logistics, manufacturing and services sectors provide opportunities for growth beyond oil and gas, the industry upon which many economies in the region are dependent. Dubai’s...


How might a global trade war impact the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, and what strategies exist to mitigate against this risk?


How has the introduction of value-added tax (VAT) in the UAE impacted its business environment and competitiveness?


How has the introduction of value-added tax (VAT) affected government revenues and allowed for the provision of more data on the emirate’s economy?

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