• Economy

    OBG provides coverage of the major macro-economic trends within local economies, including GDP growth, government budgeting, public debt, balance of payments, monetary policy and long-term development strategies.
Displaying 19 - 24 of 6073

 

As the world’s nations and businesses become increasingly interconnected, so too does the flow of global migration. In 2018, according to the OECD’s “International Migration Outlook 2019”, around 129m people lived in an OECD country that they were not born in, and more than 5.3m foreign-born persons were permanently settled in OECD countries....

 

How are recent reform measures expected to drive Dubai’s international competitiveness?

 

How can Expo 2020 support the future development of Dubai and the UAE?

 

According to the World Shipping Council, Dubai’s Jebel Ali is the 10th-busiest container port in the world, handling nearly 15m twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2018. Developed in the 1970s, the facility is now the globe’s largest man-made harbour and the biggest port in the Middle East. It is the only port in the World Shipping Council’...

 

Amid economic diversification plans under way across the region, GCC states are seeking to both bolster trade relations with countries across the world and draw in foreign investment. Regional governments have found a willing partner in China, which is forging ahead with its bold Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). In 2014 President Xi Jinping of...

 

How is Dubai working to maintain its competitiveness as a global business hub?