Global foreign direct investment grows 3% in 2023: UNCTAD

UAE attracts second-highest FDI inflow after US: UNCTAD

The UNCTAD report’s sectoral analysis for 2023 showed an uptick in project numbers in sectors that rely heavily on global value chains, including automotive, textiles, machinery and electronics

Dubai Government approves Dhs246.6bn budget for 2024-2026

Dubai Government approves Dhs246.6bn budget for 2024-2026

The expenditure for the fiscal year 2024 alone is estimated at Dhs79.1bn, as the city seeks to accelerate growth and support the objectives D33

Dubai attracts $5.7bn greenfield FDI capital in H1 2023

Dubai attracts greenfield FDI capital of $5.7bn in H1 2023

The emirate attracted 511 greenfield projects and climbed to sixth position in FDI capital attraction

Abdalla Al Banna, VP of Regulatory Operations at DWTC

Interview: DWTC’s Abdalla Al Banna shares how the free zone is supporting Dubai’s D33 agenda

The VP of Free Zone Regulatory Operations, DWTC talks about how the authority is focused on supporting SMEs and sustainability, and is attracting global businesses to the emirate

Dubai Chamber attracts 50 SMEs to Dubai in H1 2023

Dubai Chamber welcomes 50 SMEs to Dubai in H1 2023

The chamber opened six new international representative offices during the first half of the year, bringing the total number to 21

Abu Dhabi Real estate FDI see 363 per cent rise in H1 2023 Saadiyat Island_Image courtesy WAM

Abu Dhabi real estate sector attracts Dhs834m in FDI in H1 2023

This represents a robust rise of 363 per cent compared to the same period in 2022

Sheikh Hamdan reviews Dubai’s H1 2023 economic progress

Sheikh Hamdan reviews Dubai’s H1 2023 economic progress

The city has emerged as one of the world’s safest and most attractive cities to live, visit and work

UAE attracts foreign direct investment of $23bn in 2022

UAE attracts foreign direct investment of $23bn in 2022

The country remains the leading recipient of global FDI in the GCC, attracting 61 per cent of all foreign investments into the region last year

Female engineer at UAE construction site

UAE construction sector open to state-monitored playbook

The adoption of a monitored playbook approach is expected to drive earlier stakeholder engagement and team collaboration

Dubai tops-global-ranking-or-FDI-into-CCI-in-2022-photo-courtesy Dubai Media Office

Culture and creative industries: Dubai tops global list in FDI projects in 2022

The US, India, the UK, France and Switzerland emerged as the leading foreign direct investors in Dubai’s cultural and creative industries in FDI projects

Ministry of Economy signs MoU with Presight to enhance UAE's attractiveness to FDI & support private sector partnership

UAE Ministry of Economy signs MoU with Presight to drive FDI

Presight will work with the ministry to attract foreign direct investments to new sectors in the UAE, by deploying big data, analytics and AI in education, healthcare, infrastructure and financial services

Reasons why you should Invest in Cyprus

Spotlight on Cyprus: Here’s why this European destination is ideal for investors

The country’s legal and attractive tax system make it a desirable locale for international companies, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals

Saudi Arabia confident about attracting FDI

Saudi Arabia confident about attracting more foreign investors, says minister

The Saudi government has made more than 700 regulatory changes as it seeks to attract investors

Dubai economic growth plan d33

Here’s what Dubai’s ambitious D33 agenda aims to achieve

The first set of projects includes the Dubai Unified License that will provide a unique commercial identity for all companies across economic zones

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai_courtesy_Dubai Media Office

Sheikh Mohammed launches Dubai Economic Agenda, ‘D33’ aims to double size of economy in 10 years

The agenda includes 100 transformative projects with economic targets of Dhs32tn over the next 10 years

Dubai retains FDI top spot

Dubai retains position as world’s top FDI destination in H1 2022

Dubai witnessed FDI inflows of Dhs13.72bn in H1 2022, reflecting a growth of 14.6 per cent compared to the same period last year

FDIs in UAE grew by 116% in past decade

UAE’s FDI rises by 116% over the past decade

The cumulative FDI balance received by the UAE also increased by 141.6 percent from 2011 to 2021

Dubai FDI

Dubai ranked first globally in attracting FDI projects in 2021

The annual ‘Dubai FDI Results and Rankings Highlights Report 2021’, placed Dubai on top globally in attracting greenfield FDI projects in 2021

Abu Dhabi

UAE: Foreign direct investment inflows grew 3.9% in 2021 to Dhs76bn

The UAE aims to attract Dhs550bn worth of foreign investments to the country by 2030

UAE to grow trade ties in Asia and Africa

The Gulf state will expand economic ties with countries including South Korea, Indonesia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Turkey

data centre

Dubai FDI supports expansion by Amazon Web Services in UAE

The new AWS Middle East (UAE) region will have three availability zones

Saudi Arabia Riyadh

Saudi Arabia issues highest-ever number of foreign investor licences in a single quarter

It issued 478 licenses in Q1 2021, a 36 per cent increase over the corresponding period last year


UAE FDI inflow climbs over 44% to $19.88bn in 2020

FDI outflows meanwhile amounted to $9.2bn and covered various vital economic sectors

Dubai FDI

Dubai records Dhs24.7bn FDI in 2020

Dubai ranked fourth globally in FDI capital flows into greenfield projects


Sharjah attracted $220m FDI in 2020

There was a 60 per cent increase in the number of FDI projects between Q3 and Q4 in 2020

Dubai attracted around Dhs12bn of FDI in H1 2020

There were 190 FDI projects announced in the emirate in H1 2020, around 50 per cent of them being greenfield initiatives