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Economic Update | RAK: Growing banking prospects

24 Feb 2012
The financial sector in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) performed well in 2011, with banking institutions weathering uncertain global economic conditions. Expected investments from the government and private...

Economic Update | RAK: A growth destination

17 Feb 2012
As part of a long-term strategy to diversify the economy by capitalising on the emirate’s natural beauty, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is moving forward with ambitious plans to rebrand itself as a tourism...

Economic Update | RAK: Health matters

3 Feb 2012
The public and private sectors of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) are combining to combat one of the greatest health problems facing the emirate – diabetes – with both the cause and the effects of the illness...

Economic Update | RAK: Year in Review 2011

24 Jan 2012
With the emirate’s fiscal house in order, Ras Al Khaimah’s (RAK’s) government and the banking sector have provided a solid bedrock for recent expansion in the industrial and tourism sectors, two of...

Economic Update | RAK: Handing over construction

12 Dec 2011
During the first three quarters of 2011, the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) construction industry has pressed on with scheduled mixed-use development projects.

Economic Update | RAK: Good connections

25 Oct 2011
The RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA) licenced 800 new companies in the first eight months of 2011, a 31% increase from the same period last year, according to Alex Thomas, RAKIA’s general manager of...