UAE: Expo, FDI Fillips

Country Views

Public spending, economic innovation, and a gradual increase in oil production are bolstering the outlook for the UAE’s non-oil economy. This week, we delve into the UAE’s path to economic recovery, focusing on:

  • How amendments to the UAE’s Commercial Companies Law are expected to impact the flow and quality of foreign and domestic investments going forward.
  • The impact of growth-friendly reforms implemented in 2020, particularly in FDI inflows which soared to levels not seen since 2013.
  • The recovery in the real estate sector – recent figures suggest that the downturn is starting to bottom out and could be buoyed by Expo activity.


Florence Eid-Oakden, Ph.D, Chief Economist

Ghalia Al Bajali, Analyst

The Country Views series shines the spotlight on specific developments in MENA countries, analysing them from a local perspective to deliver forward looking views for businesses and investors.

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