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    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | Land sales and real estate projects drive growth in Dubai property market

19 Sep 2017
An increase in new developments and land sales has helped Dubai’s property market post a strong rise in transactions and turnover in the first half of 2017, suggesting last year’s slide may have...

Economic View | Michael Schelper, General Manager, Cerner Middle East & Africa

4 Sep 2017
Michael Schelper
To what extent is digitisation improving the provision of health care services in the UAE?

Economic View | Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Chairperson, International Humanitarian City

30 Aug 2017
Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein
How can the private sector help contribute to the government’s humanitarian aid efforts? 

Economic Update | Dubai to expand tertiary education opportunities

27 Jul 2017
Dubai Education
A move by the UAE to increase the number of places available at its public universities for the 2017/18 academic year is set to benefit prospective students in Dubai.

Economic Update | New partnerships to strengthen Dubai’s medical tourism prospects

20 Jul 2017
Dubai Medical Tourism
Dubai is partnering with both private and public sector players to further develop its health care and medical tourism offerings, following strong performance last year.

Economic Update | Dubai tourism sees growing diversification of source markets

26 May 2017
Dubai Tourism
Rising arrivals should continue to drive growth in Dubai’s tourism sector as a large project pipeline of hotels and resorts moves forward in the run-up to Expo 2020.