UAE: Dubai Economy

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GCC countries have long appreciated the importance of education for their sustained development. However, the sector, and higher education in particular, has risen as a priority over the past decade with the launch of ambitious economic diversification plans across the region. These strategies seek to harness the potential of the GCC’s...

 

Covering a total area of 83,600 sq km, the UAE borders Saudi Arabia to the west and south and Oman to the east. The country’s coastline stretches approximately 1318 km from the south-eastern shore of the Gulf, nearly reaching the Strait of Hormuz in the north. Most of the country is situated along the Gulf, aside from Fujairah and parts of...

 

Dubai’s transformation from a coastal village to a global centre in just a few decades has been a remarkable journey. The emirate has become a model for how lofty vision combined with careful execution can transform a city. We went through several phases to become a 21st-century global hub. Our progress was primarily focused on economic...

Chapter | Insurance from The Report: Dubai 2019

Dubai has a growing and multi-tiered insurance sector, with options including a conventional market as well as an offshore segment that features specialists and reinsurers that cover the region. The sector is part of the larger UAE’s insurance industry, in which federal regulators and laws oversee providers that operate nationwide as well as those created to service specific emirates and...

Chapter | Economy from The Report: Dubai 2019

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. At the country level hydrocarbons account for 30% of GDP...

Chapter | Country Profile from The Report: Dubai 2019

Covering a total area of 83,600 sq km, the UAE borders Saudi Arabia to the west and south and Oman to the east. The country’s coastline stretches 1318 km from the south-eastern shore of the Gulf, nearly reaching the Strait of Hor¬muz in the north. Most of the country is situated along the Gulf. By area, Dubai is the second largest of the emir¬ates behind Abu Dhabi, covering around 4110 sq km...

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