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Industrial parks

Ones to watch in 2015: the world's most promising industrial parks

Which industrial parks are set to shine the brightest, and why? Karen E Thuermer surveys the assets of industrially focused areas within free zones around the world and explains why they are ones to watch.

UAE Exchange leads Middle Eastern FDI outflows in 2014

Money transfer specialist, UAE Exchange, recorded more than 50 projects in the first three quarters of 2014, making it the most prolific investor from the Middle East in this period.

UAE enjoys month-on-month growth in FDI

Inward investment in the United Arab Emirates witnessed a significant increase in the last few months of the year.

Hyatt checks in to new growth markets

As emerging markets around the world ramp up their tourism offerings, the task of picking out the future stars is a tricky one for the likes of Peter Norman, the senior vice-president of acquisitions and development for the EMEA region at Hyatt Hotels Corporation. He tells fDi why numerous locations in the Middle East and Africa are exciting him.

Middle East looks to logistics

Middle East looks to logistics

Natural resources, namely oil, have fuelled Middle Eastern economies for the past few decades, but the region's location at a meeting point between East and West also gives it a distinct advantage in the logistics field, something many of its countries are cashing in on.

An inclusive prosperity

Ras Al Khaimah ruler looks towards inclusive prosperity

The ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasami, has witnessed the rapid development of his emirate, as well as the UAE at large, in spite of global economic pressures and regional unrest. He tells Courtney Fingar how creating a business-friendly environment for local and foreign companies, and ensuring the people of the emirate play a full part in its success, are key priorities for him.

UAE FDI makes recovery in 2014

Following a downturn in 2013, FDI into the United Arab Emirates has experienced a resurgence in the first two months of 2014.

View from the Middle East and Africa: Dubai hits hospitality high

Tourists are flocking to Dubai, with figures for 2013 looking impressive and new hotels being constructed on a regular basis. 

Travel money

Travel money: where are investments in the tourism industry going?

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, attracting high levels of investment and creating millions of jobs. But what does it take to become a tourist hub, and is big investment alone enough to attract a mass influx of visitors?

Greenfield investment into UAE creeps upwards

After a dip earlier in the year, projects going into the United Arab Emirates shows rise through August, September and October 2013.

Global greenfield investment trends

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