Ras Al Khaimah's five ports offer a varied and high-class service in an envious location near the entrance to the Persian Gulf. These factors have seen the emirate's maritime industry thrive amid uncertain global economic conditions.
Ras Al Khaimah's desert dreams turn to reality
Originally published with the June/July 2012 issue of fDi Magazine
Sponsored by Government of Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority
Reporting and editing carried out independently by fDi
As of five years ago, Ras Al Khaimah had no private healthcare provider, which was seen to be putting off investors from settling in the emirate. However, RAK Hospital has since filled this gap, and now has its sights firmly set on attracting international medical tourists.
As high-profile investors turn their attention to the rapidly growing economy of Ras Al Khaimah, the emirate is keen to ensure that it balances this influx of investment with the preservation of its natural landscape.
Led by the efforts of the Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority, the emirate has made business attraction a priority. Investors who have heeded the call tell fDi about their experiences so far
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