13 Feb 2020
The panel discussion will look to cover regulatory changes, trends in the ease of doing business and specific businesses opportunities aligned to UK expertise.
GDP growth for the Middle East and North African (MENA) region for 2019 was projected to be 0.6%, and there is improved performance expected for 2020. Oil remains a dominant driver of growth, particularly in the GCC states, but greater economic reform and diversification is evident. Expo 2020 Dubai is an anticipated highlight expected to boost the economy and an opportunity for British companies to engage, with sustainability featuring as a key theme. Infrastructure opportunities is an area of continued growth and British businesses can offer a wide range of expertise.