UAE: Sharjah

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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?


Sharjah’s tourism sector benefits from a range of attractions, including its year-round warm weather, beaches, museums, proximity to Dubai’s shopping facilities and status as a regional cultural hub. The sector faced something of an oil price-related downturn in 2015, but has been showing signs of resurgent growth and is attracting substantial...


How can Sharjah leverage its comparative advantages to open new markets for inbound tourism?

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