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  • 7.90 million Population
  • $360.14 billion GDP, current prices
  • $67,007.98 GDP per capita, current prices
  • 24th Global Competitiveness Index rankings
  • 26 Ease of doing business index (1=best)
  • 75.9 Country credit rating (100=best)
  • U.A.E. dirham Currency Unit
  • 3.6723 AED Exchange Rate (1 USD Equals)
Medical healthcare services sector in UAE expected to be worth over $19bn by 2019
Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri is the Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Policy & Licensing at the UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention. He spoke with The Prospect Group abou...
Abu Dhabi achieves ambition for an international financial center with launch of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
Abu Dhabi has long been a thriving business hub with a large concentration of private and institutional wealth. With such a rich financial heritage, the establishment of an in...
Economic outlook for Abu Dhabi is rosy says Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ADCCI) Director General
H.E. Mohamed Helal Al Muhairi is the Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ADCCI). He spoke with The Prospect Group about the role of the private s...
Abu Dhabi Ports’ Khalifa Port and Kizad are one of the cornerstones of Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030
Through its Economic Vision 2030 master plan, Abu Dhabi has demonstrated the foresight and government support needed to deliver an ambitious economic diversification agenda. K...
Construction of the Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC) at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) on budget & on schedule
Tony Douglas is the CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the construction of the Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC) at Abu Dhabi International Airpor...
Abu Dhabi Airports Chairman on the growth of aviation & aerospace in Abu Dhabi
H.E. Ali Al Mansoori is the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the growth of the aviation industry in Abu Dhabi, the new Midfield Terminal ...
Masdar City courting investors aligned with its environmental, economic & social sustainability agenda
Masdar City is a low-carbon, mixed-use development located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Prospect Group spoke with Masdar City’s Director, Anthony Mallows, and Head of Business Dev...
Senaat to continue investment in large scale industries in Abu Dhabi, focusing on metals sector
Senaat has been instrumental in developing large scale industrial projects in Abu Dhabi and has invested over $4.4bn in non-oil sector projects since 2004. With the continued ...
Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi (SCAD) developing a world class statistics office in Abu Dhabi
Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi (SCAD) is the official source of statistical data in Abu Dhabi Emirate. The Prospect Group spoke with SCAD's Khaled Al Hashmi (Executive Director -...
ZonesCorp CEO Mohamed H Al Qemzi on delivering industrial growth in Abu Dhabi
Mohamed H Al Qemzi is the CEO of the Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp), the government entity directly responsible for the establishment, managemen...
ZonesCorp driving industrial development in Abu Dhabi, set to double land area by 2020
ZonesCorp has been a significant component of Abu Dhabi’s drive to grow and develop the industrial sector. Industrial zones under its umbrella account for nearly 50% of Abu ...
National Ambulance CEO Robert Ball on Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in Abu Dhabi
Robert Ball is the CEO of National Ambulance, the leading national provider of emergency pre-hospital care in the United Arab Emirates. He spoke with The Prospect Group about ...
AgustaWestland Aviation Services (AWAS) CEO Mark Thistlethwaite on the helicopter market in the Middle East
Mark Thistlethwaite is the CEO of AgustaWestland Aviation Services (AWAS), a joint-venture between AgustaWestland and Abu Dhabi Aviation. He spoke with The Prospect Group abou...
Abu Dhabi Aviation Chairman Nader Al Hammadi on taking back the domestic market
Nader Al Hammadi is the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Aviation, the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Abu Dhabi Aviatio...
Waha Capital CEO & MD Salem Al Noaimi on past wins & future plays
Salem Rashid Al Noaimi is the CEO and Managing Director of Waha Capital, an investment company headquartered in Abu Dhabi. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Waha Capital...
Waha Capital Chairman Hussain Al Nowais on the investment climate in the UAE & the GCC
Hussain Al Nowais is the Chairman of Waha Capital, a leading investment company headquartered in Abu Dhabi. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the current climate for inve...
Abu Dhabi to be 25% powered by nuclear energy by 2020; 5-7% by renewables
Nick Carter is the Director General of the Regulation & Supervision Bureau (RSB), the independent regulatory body for the water, wastewater, and electricity sector of the Emir...
RSB confident that growing demand for water, wastewater & electricity in Abu Dhabi will be met
Rashed Al Rashedi is the Deputy Director General of the Regulation & Supervision Bureau (RSB), the independent regulatory body for the water, wastewater, and electricity secto...