Economy

Ras Al Khaimah Economy

RAK’s path towards economic diversification started early and has seen it transform into an industrial and manufacturing hub, supported by targeted resource development, a fast-expanding network of free zones, and government efforts to promote and incentivise investment. The emirate’s GDP growth was reported at 7.6% in 2013, reaching $7.05bn, with manufacturing representing the single-largest economic sector, contributing 25.1% of GDP.

This chapter contains an interview with Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman, Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ).

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The Report: Ras Al Khaimah 2015

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Sketch of Sheikh Ahmad bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman, Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ)
Sheikh Ahmad bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman, Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ): Interview

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