UAE: Sharjah

Sharjah has long played an important economic and cultural role in the UAE, and boasts one of the most diversified economies by regional standards, with no individual sector accounting for more than 20% of GDP.

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As Covid-19 cases slowly rise across the UAE, Sharjah’s government has approved a comprehensive plan to shield its economy from the most negative consequences of the outbreak.

Following the discovery of significant gas deposits, the first such onshore find in 37 years, Sharjah has taken a significant step towards energy self-sufficiency.

Increased public investment and a recovery in demand across the region helped Sharjah post more robust growth in 2019, as the emirate continues to expand its free zones and industrial projects.

What role can innovation and entrepreneurship play in both Sharjah and the region?

Interviews & Viewpoints | Hatem Al Mosa: Interview from The Report: Sharjah 2018

 

How will the emirate maintain its energy security and reduce the gap between supply and demand?

 

A persistent shortage of gas has been a key challenge to electricity production in recent years, as the emirate’s installed power generation capacity is dominated by gas-powered facilities. State-owned hydrocarbons company Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) provides locally produced gas to the emirate’s electricity producer, the Sharjah...

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