Besides fulfilling the usual criteria of infrastructure, stability and expansion opportunities, Dubai’s DMCC Free Zone also offers investors a dispute resolution service as well as pioneering the use of electronic signatures to ease business pressures. The zone's executive director, Krysta Fox, talks to Courtney Fingar.
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Nakheel, developer of Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah, visited the Mipim exhibition to showcase the country’s latest real estate projects, which include a mall and four reclaimed islands. Natasha Turak reports.
Dubai has many clusters, often supported by free zones to make the life of foreign investors easier. However, development should be more holistic to make the most of synergies, say Dr Ashraf Ali Mahate and Ana Arias Urones.
Dubai has topped 2016’s real estate transactions list, and with plenty of infrastructure projects in the pipeline, growth is expected to outstrip the United Arab Emirates average.
A concerted campaign has seen Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE boost visitor numbers significantly, especially from the UK. Now it must ensure it has enough capacity to house all of its new arrivals, as Natasha Turak reports.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the prime minister of Georgia, tells Courtney Fingar how he is hoping his tax reforms, reduction in red tape and infrastructure improvements will help attract further inflows from the countries of the Middle East.
Having set its sights on economic diversification, Dubai has rapidly established itself as a Middle Eastern hub for R&D, with a particular focus on life sciences.
Ras Al Khaimah has natural attractions in abundance but has largely struggled to persuade tourists in the UAE to look beyond Dubai. However, as its visitor numbers increase and a new airport is being developed, the emirate could well be challenging its better-known regional rivals in the not-too-distant future
Figures from the first quarter of 2015 show Dubai to be the leading destination for FDI in the United Arab Emirates.
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