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Economic Update | RAK: Rising profile

16 Oct 2012
Ras Al Khaimah’s (RAK’s) tourism sector continues to exceed expectations, with visitor arrivals well up on forecasts and overseas investment flowing in. However, the emirate faces stiff competition...

Economic Update | RAK: Smooth industry

5 Sep 2012
The already busy glass industry in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is set to expand even further in 2013 with yet another overseas company setting up production facilities in the emirate. Indeed, RAK’s central...

Economic Update | RAK: Ceramics milestone

25 Jul 2012
The limestone deposits of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), along with the emirate’s five ports, an airport and good road links to the rest of the UAE and GCC, have enabled the emirate to develop a substantial...

Economic Update | RAK: Room for growth

6 Jul 2012
With the economy continuing to expand, retailers in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) are hoping for a period of sustained growth, benefitting from rising local incomes and an increasing number of tourists, but...

Economic Update | RAK: Staking a claim in aviation

14 Jun 2012
With passenger traffic on the rise and new routes earmarked for its flag carrier, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is strengthening its foothold in the regional aviation market despite facing tough competition...

Economic Update | RAK: Real estate moving forward

7 Jun 2012
Despite difficult conditions in the real estate market following the global economic downturn during 2009 and 2010, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) has held up relatively well, and a number of developments are...