Dubai 2018

Dubai's growth outlook looks strong, helped along by strong fundamentals and positive global momentum. The countdown to Expo 2020 is on.

Sneak peek at what's inside:

TBY ANALYTICS Ras Al Khaimah 2018:

TBY Analytics reviewed all of the interviews conducted for The Business Year: Dubai 2018 and examines trends and sentiment among the country's business leaders.

What kinds of buildings are our real estate and construction interviewees involved in at present?

  • 31% housing
  • 15% shopping malls
  • 54% hotels


The country's largest trading partners are not content to merely facilitate their own trade with the UAE, but also to export Emirati expertise and capital to their lands as well. We talked to representatives of numerous chambers of commerce, including:

  • Felix Neugartt, CEO, German Industry and Commerce Chamber
  • Ramsey Jurdi, President, American Business Council
  • Bindu Chettur, President, Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC)
  • John Martin St. Valery, Chairman, British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates (BBG)


Despite the energy-hungry mega projects associated with Dubai's economic advance, not least ahead of the Expo 2020, the Emirate is striving to balance growth with sustainable development.

"Dubai has sustained its global ranking among the top-10 cities in the world in capital flows, number of projects, and reinvestment over the past three years."
- Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of the Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI)