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
DMCC Executive Chairman Ahmed Bin Sulayem on the expansion of JLT & Dubai as a global commodities hub
Ahmed Bin Sulayem is the Executive Chairman of Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a government entity established to enhance commodity trade flows through Dubai and the la...
Dubai Islamic Bank CEO Adnan Chilwan on the importance of innovation in the Islamic economy
Adnan Chilwan is the CEO of Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic bank in the UAE by assets. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Dubai’s ambition to become t...
Dubai positioning itself as global Islamic economy hub, hosting WIEF 2014
H.E. Hamad Buamim is the President & CEO of the Dubai Chamber. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the factors that make Dubai well suited to become a global hub for the Is...
Fajr Capital CEO Iqbal Khan on the development of Islamic finance
Iqbal Khan is the CEO of Fajr Capital, one of the world’s leading ethical investment firms and the recipient of the 2012 Royal Award for Islamic Finance. He spoke with ...
Bank of Baroda Chief Executive of GCC Operations K V Rama Moorthy on the company’s operations in the UAE
K. V. Rama Moorthy is the Chief Executive – GCC Operations for Bank of Baroda, India’s international bank. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Bank of Baroda...
Deutsche Bank Middle East & North Africa Chairman Henry Azzam on the state of banking and project finance in the UAE
Dr. Henry Azzam is the Chairman of Deutsche Bank for the Middle East and North Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the international financial crisis, the interbank...