While volatility swirls around it in nearby countries, the quiet, stable emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is making a confident case that it can offer a port in the storm for companies looking to serve the Middle East and north Africa region -- and further afield -- from a reliable base.
Ras Al Khaimah's direct route
Originally published with the August/September issue of fDi Magazine
Sponsored by Government of Ras Al Khaimah - RAK Investment Authority
Reporting and editing carried out independently by fDi
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