UAE to Become Open Global Laboratory to Fashion the Future of...

· The World Economic Forum’s second Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils opened today · The internet of things will contribute $10-15 trillion to...

Business Confidence in Middle East Continues to Fall

Global economic confidence has improved slightly this quarter, despite lagging confidence in the Middle East and the Americas. According to the latest Global Economic Conditions...

UAE Non-oil Growth Accelerates in October

The seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD UAE Purchasing Managers' Index, which covers manufacturing and services, rose to 55.9 in October from 55.1 in September. Above...

IMF Forecasts UAE Growth To Triple In 2018

The International Monetary Fund expects the United Arab Emirates’ economic growth to nearly triple next year as the country’s capital Abu Dhabi, benefits from...

CNN’s Marketplace Middle East Uncovers DIFC’s Central Role

On this month’s episode of ‘Marketplace Middle East’, John Defterios interviews Arif Amiri, CEO of Dubai’s International Financial Centre Authority (DIFC), to discover more...

Business Conditions in Dubai Improve After Summer Slump

Emirates NBD Dubai Economy Tracker: September Data Signals Improvement In Business Conditions In Dubai’s Non-Oil Private Sector September data signalled a sharp improvement in business...

UAE Consumer Confidence Rose to 110 – Highest Regionally

United Arab Emirates (UAE) posted a consumer confidence increase of two points in the second quarter, reaching an index score of 110 -- the...

UAE Non-oil Private Sector Economy Saw Sharpest Increase

Growth in the UAE non-oil private sector economy climbed to the fastest pace seen since February 2015, bolstered by sharp expansions in new orders...

Business Conditions Continue Improving At Robust Pace In July

The robust growth momentum of the non-oil private sector in Dubai was maintained in July, with the seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD Dubai Economy Tracker...

UAE PMI Sees Robust Improvement in Business Conditions

The health of the UAE's non-oil private sector gained steam in July, supported by sharp expansions in output and new work. A survey carried...

Short Term Business Confidence Falls across Middle East

Business confidence across the Middle East has fallen sharply in the last quarter and is now at its lowest level since the second quarter...

IMF Sees Limited Impact of VAT on UAE Economic Growth

On July 7, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded its latest assessment of United Arab Emirates economic outlook. Economic performance...

Business Activity in Dubai Improves; Jobs Creation Marginal

The improvements in the overall business conditions in Dubai’s non-oil private sector gathered steam in June, with the seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD Dubai Economy...

What Does Dubai’s Rising Cost of Living Mean for the City?

Dubai has long been a popular destination for tourists and mobile workers alike. With a strong economy and numerous opportunities for those looking for...

A Sweeping Overview of Abu Dhabi’s Investment Climate

A new report just produced by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) provides a sweeping overview of Abu Dhabi’s investment...

IMF Raises 2017 Outlook for Global Economic Growth

The International Monetary Fund has raised its outlook for global economic growth, citing a post election surge in confidence in the United States, better...

How Businesses Can Prepare for a Post-Brexit World

Experts from London Business School share their views on Brexit and how businesses can prepare. To schedule an interview please contact Matt Jones at Four...

VAT in UAE Will Curb Unhealthy Consumption

The price of fizzy drinks and tobacco is about to go up. The Federal National Council last week approved a draft law setting up...