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Economic Update | Sharjah announces free zone to boost R&D

27 Nov 2016
Sharjah education
A set of new developments in research and development (R&D), entrepreneurship and media are broadening the role of higher education in Sharjah.

Economic Update | Sharjah targets family tourism with wildlife attractions

28 Oct 2016
Sharjah tourism
A series of investments in the ecotourism and heritage segments are beginning to yield results in Sharjah’s expanding family tourism industry.

Economic Update | Sharjah real estate targets affordable luxury

20 Sep 2016
Sharjah real estate
While falling property prices in Dubai have reduced Sharjah’s real estate competitiveness over the last year, a spate of large-scale, mixed-use developments and improvements to transport...

Economic Update | Sharjah: Expanding health care

11 Feb 2013
A new medical centre is set to spearhead Sharjah’s efforts to tap into foreign investment in health care as the government moves to meet rising demand and expand into medical tourism.

Economic Update | Sharjah: In search of FDI

26 Sep 2012
Stepping up efforts to attract foreign investment to its shores, Sharjah is reaching out to the global market to spur growth at home, though the emirate is facing stiff competition in an increasingly...

Economic Update | Sharjah: Increasing investments in aviation

11 Jun 2012
Sharjah is seeking to position itself as a niche aviation connection centre, with the local budget airline expanding the number of routes it serves and specialist carriers focusing on potential in...