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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
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...
Infrastructure in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The UAE has the most advanced and developed infrastructure in the region. From roads to airports to telecommunications, the UAE is home to world class facilities that have sup...
Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) Chairman Mattar Al Tayer on Dubai’s transportation infrastructure
Mattar Al Tayer is the Chairman of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). He spoke with The Prospect Group about new infrastructure developments, the importance of tra...
Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths on the role aviation & transportation play in Dubai’s economy
Paul Griffiths is the CEO of Dubai Airports, the company that owns and manages the operation and development of Dubai International as well as Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum...
Etihad Rail CEO Richard Bowker on Phase 2 tenders
Richard Bowker is the CEO of Etihad Rail, the UAE’s railway project linking the country by rail and enabling the rapid transport of passengers and freight. He spoke with The...
Abu Dhabi Aviation Chairman Nadir Al Hammadi on the long-term growth prospects for the aviation sector in the UAE
Nadir 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 the company’s r...
DHL UAE Country Manager Frank Uwe-Ungerer on the UAE as a regional transport & logistics hub
Frank Uwe-Ungerer is the Country Manager for DHL in the United Arab Emirates. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the growth of transportation and logistics in the region, ...
Etihad Rail CEO Richard Bowker on the impact of rail on the UAE and the GCC
Richard Bowker is the CEO of Etihad Rail, the UAE’s railway project linking the country by rail and enabling the rapid transport of passengers and freight. He spoke with The...
FedEx Senior Vice President Hamdi Osman on transport and logistics in the UAE
Hamdi Osman is the Senior Vice President of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about how the logistics industry in the r...
Sharjah Airport Authority Director General Ghanem Al Hajri on growth at Sharjah International Airport
Dr. Ghanem Al Hajri is the Director General of the Sharjah Airport Authority and sits on the board of directors of Air Arabia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the UAE...