UAE: Abu Dhabi Industry Articles & Analysis

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Cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly important security priority for Abu Dhabi’s government, as the emirate’s ongoing transition to a knowledge-based economy entails significant development of new digital infrastructure. The UAE experiences the second-highest level of documented cyberattacks in the MENA region, prompting the country’s...

 

Amidst an increasingly complex geopolitical backdrop, Abu Dhabi’s security, aerospace and defence industries have become a critical component of the emirate’s ongoing push to both protect critical national infrastructure and its interests abroad, as well as transform itself into a knowledge-based, diversified economy. In the aerospace segment...

 

The ongoing transformation into a regional hub for aerospace and aviation has included a strong push to move from maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to production for global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Led by national carrier Etihad Airways, Mubadala Development Company’s (an Abu Dhabi-based investment and development...

 

Nearly two decades on from reforms which introduced private investment and an unbundled operational structure to the sector, Abu Dhabi’s utilities are on a sound footing. With nearly a 30% cushion between peak load and installed capacity (as of 2014), it is clear that the emirate’s model of encouraging partnership with international investors...

 

With a growing economy and population, the emirate of Abu Dhabi continues to consume more and, as a result, produce a substantial amount of waste. In recent years the emirate has succeeded in reducing the amount of solid waste produced, from 9.6m tonnes in 2009 to 8.39m tonnes in 2015, according to official statistics reported by Tadweer....

Chapter | Al Gharbia from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2016

Al Gharbia encompasses the western part of the emirate of Abu Dhabi and, at 35,250 sq km (59% of Abu Dhabi emirate), is also larger than any other emirate in the UAE. The government’s strategy for the development of the region is laid out in Plan Al Gharbia 2030. Priority sectors for development include energy, desalination, petrochemicals, tourism and food production, with major...