UAE report 2008

Ajman, Umm al Quwain and Fujeirah emirates with potential in the UAE

Among travelers, Ajman is well-known for the beach hotel, Ajman Kempinski, but ...

Ras al-Khaimah (RAK)

For H.H. Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Ras ...

Abu Dhabi Report Abu Dhabi future metropolis of the UAE

Within the UAE, Abu Dhabi owns the lion’s share of oil and gas– 95 percent and ...

Dubai when desert dreams come true Country report about Dubai

Oil now plays a very minor role; it represents only around 3 percent of Dubai’s ...

Sharjah the culture center of UAE Sharjah culture

"Sharjah was chosen by UNESCO in 1998 as the cultural capital of the Arab world...

UAE Tourism and Tourism in UAE - Online Information

The making of a powerhouse: How the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is transformed to...

  • Ajman, Umm al Quwain and Fujeirah emirates with potential in the UAE

  • Ras al-Khaimah (RAK)

  • Abu Dhabi Report Abu Dhabi future metropolis of the UAE

  • Dubai when desert dreams come true Country report about Dubai

  • Sharjah the culture center of UAE Sharjah culture

  • UAE Tourism and Tourism in UAE - Online Information

Banner
 
Videos

RAK Free Trade Zone

26-09-2008
RAK Free Trade Zone

UAE Videos Video interview with Oussama El Omari, CEO

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qassimi - Video

26-09-2008
H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qassimi - Video

UAE Videos Video interview with HH Sheikh Saud bin Sa

RAKIA Dr. Khater Massaad

09-11-2009
RAKIA  Dr. Khater Massaad

UAE Videos Video Interview with Dr. Khater Massaad, A

 
Top Interviews
H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qassimi

Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah - Biography
Read more - Key Private Institutions
In RAK, if you are a creator, if you are an American or Swiss, if you are a private creator, basically it is a place where you try to create a place for everybody and to be a magnet for talent. It is a place where our greatest success is talent.

RAK Investment Authority, Dr. Khater Massaad

Advisor to HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qassimi, CEO of RAK Investment Authority and RAK Ceramics - Biography
Read more - RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA)
RAKIA´s second job is then to show that an investor’s life is very easy and to help all the investors achieve their goal of good profits and good establishment of their businesses. So we have land, licensing and language.We are leasing industrial lands. We have industrial zones, free zones, Media City and even zones for tourism development. All this is our job in RAKIA. We have also simplified investing; it is very easy.The investors, who come here, will deal with a one-stop shop, which is RAK Investment Authority.Everything is simplified, straightforward, clear and very easy.

RAK Free Trade Zone, Oussama El Omari

CEO and Director General of RAK Free Trade Zone
Read more - RAK Free Trade Zone
RAK Free Trade Zone the future is that the RAK Free Trade Zone will grow and tin he future RAK Free Trade Zone will have many specialized industries and many specialized management parks that will diversify from logistic parks to business parks to ship yards and the yacht parks. It will be specializing where each industry will have its own management.

AL Qudra Abu Dhabi, Mahmood Ebraheem Al Mahmood

CEO of Al Qudra Holding
Read more - Al Qudra Holding

When Al Qudra Holding started, we envisioned what we wanted to do as Al Qudra. It was clear what was to be done in Abu Dhabi. Al Qudra tried to position itself as leader of the developers here, as leaders of the private sector players, so  Al Qudra decided to get into those five main sectors. If you ask me how that is different from our position today, we look at what adds value to what we are doing.

 
Sector Analysis
UAE Economy UAE GDP growth up 3.9% in 2012, expected to be up further 3.1% in 2013

UAE Sector Analysis
UAE GDP growth up 3.9% in 2012, expected to be up further 3.1% in 2013

Led by non-oil sectors that would continue to see massive infrastructure spending, primarily in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Global: UAE GDP growth up 3.9% in 2012, expected to be up further 3.1% in 2013

Strong demand pushes prices and rents up in Dubai Strong demand pushes prices and rents up in Dubai

UAE Sector Analysis
Strong demand pushes prices and rents up in Dubai

Dubai real estate market has recovered at a phenomenal speed. Although sale and rental prices of property had begun rising in 2012 but the price hikes were limited to handful areas. In 2013 however, that recovery has been more widespread where there are palpable signs of a more profound recovery.

UAE Banking UAE Banking when Banking in UAE becomes the driver of growth

UAE banking sector posted nearly $6.8 billion in profits for 2007, an increase of 29%. UAE Banking with economic fundamentals remaining strong, even the spread of the US subprime contagion may not make its way into the UAE banking sector”, says Ibrahim, whose bank is also facing growing competition. UAE Banking and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is booming, too. “Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank’s (ADIB) net income in the three months to March 31 - after depositors' share - surged by 47% to 244.25 million dirhams ($66.5 million)”, says its CEO, Tirad Mahmoud. It is logical that a high growth of population means a treasure trove for retail banking : “The bank grew its distribution network in the UAE from 16 branches in 2004 to 44 branches as of now and will be adding four new branches by the end of the year.”