UAE: Sharjah Articles & Analysis

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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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...


Concentrated in two free zones and 19 industrial zones, Sharjah’s industry and manufacturing sector benefits from the emirate’s low cost base, developed infrastructure and connectivity, and proximity to facilities in Dubai. As a result, Sharjah is one of the most important industrial and manufacturing centres of the UAE and the wider GCC...


How is Sharjah promoting alternative energy?


Ecotourism is emerging as an important segment of Sharjah’s tourism industry, with a wide range of natural attractions and protected areas in place, as well as two major ecotourism projects currently under construction in the emirate.