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Dubai top for Middle East office openings

Dubai outstrips other Middle East cities as top destination for office openings.

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fDi’s Global Free Zones of the Year 2019 – the winners

The UAE's DMCC takes home the top prize in fDi’s Global Free Zones of the Year for a fifth consecutive year. 

Dubai International Financial Centre reports significant H1 growth

Dubai International Financial Centre has welcomed more than 250 new companies in 2019, in line with its ambitious expansion plans. 

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UAE opens to unrestricted foreign investment

Some 122 economic activities are now eligible for 100% foreign ownership.

UAE relaxes foreign ownership rules

The UAE is to allow 100% foreign ownership of companies in further sectors.

A mixed bag for Middle Eastern and African FDI in 2018

Project numbers and capital investment increased in MEA in 2018, although results were uneven on an individual basis.

Tourism FDI takes off

The hotels and tourism sector saw a huge increase in FDI in 2018.

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Nakheel targets a life of affordable luxury in Dubai

Nakheel, one of Dubai’s leading real estate developers, is diversifying to keep up with an evolving tourism climate and changing consumer preferences. 

WFZO: Dubai home to 17.5% of mid-east free zones

The Middle East is now the fourth largest free zone host region in the world, says the World Free Zones Organization. 

UAE’s milestone law will give foreign investors total ownership

An eagerly anticipated legal change will soon enable foreign investors to own 100% of their assets in the United Arab Emirates, which is hoping the move will boost FDI. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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