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UAE Facts

  • 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
Industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The UAE has been clear about its intentions to diversify the economy and develop sectors that contribute to the higher end of the value chain. The industrial sector is key to ...
Dubai Industrial City Managing Director Abdullah Belhoul on the development of industry & manufacturing in Dubai
Abdullah Belhoul is the Managing Director of Dubai Industrial City, one of the largest development projects in the emirate. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the role ind...
Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) CEO Khater Massaad on industrial diversification in Ras Al Khaimah
Dr. Khater Massaad is the CEO of the Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) and the CEO of RAK Ceramics, the biggest ceramics company in the world. He spoke with The Pros...
Ras Al Khaimah: Industrial Gateway to the UAE
Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) has become a focal point for industry, quarrying, and manufacturing. Although RAK boasts several well-established industries, there is a continuous effort...
Dubai Cable Company (Ducab) Managing Director Andrew Shaw on the impact of current events on Ducab
Andrew Shaw is the Managing Director of Dubai Cable Company (Ducab), a technologically advanced cable manufacturing company owned equally by the governments of Dubai and Abu D...
Gulf Food Industries General Manager Adel Fahmy on food retail and distribution in the UAE
Adel Fahmy is the General Manager of Gulf Food Industries, a canned food products manufacturer based in Dubai. He spoke with The Prospect Group about manufacturing in the UAE,...
Nestlé Middle East Chairman & CEO Yves Manghardt on the retail landscape in the UAE
Yves Manghardt is the Chairman and CEO of Nestlé Middle East, which owns and operates 17 factories and 37 offices in the Middle East. He spoke with The Prospect Group about N...
Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons Vice President of Sales & Retail Mohammed Seddiqi on luxury retail in the UAE
Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi is the Vice President of Sales & Retail at Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the appetite for luxury goods in the UAE t...