UAE Economic Diversification Efforts Continue to Thrive

In 2015, 70 percent of the UAE’s GDP came from non-oil sectors, including media, telecom, tourism, manufacturing and commercial aviation. Underscoring the UAE’s emergence as a hub for business, the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute recently named the UAE the top country for entrepreneurs in the MENA region.

These diversification efforts are driving economic growth, with the UAE’s real GDP growing 3.5 percent in 2015.

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