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UAE Future

Between October 2020 and April 2021, Dubai will host the next World Expo, Expo 2020, which will have more than 180 nations exhibiting and welcome an international audience of 25 million visitors. The theme of Expo 2020 is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. It recognises that generating sustainable solutions to global problems demands collaboration across cultures, nations and regions.

Vision 2021 is a long-term plan that aims to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world by the year 2021 when the UAE would celebrate the Golden Jubilee of its formation as a federation. H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched 'Vision 2021' in 2010, during a Cabinet meeting.

The Government of Abu Dhabi announced a long-term plan for the transformation of the emirate's economy, including a reduced reliance on the oil sector as a source of economic activity over time and a greater focus on knowledge-based industries in the future. Entitled 'Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030', it identifies seven immediate economic priorities.

Fujairah 2040 Plan focuses on enhancing the housing and transportation infrastructure facilities. The municipality has begun work on road improvements, building water barriers, ports and residential complexes and expanding healthcare facilities at the cost of AED 1.5 billion. The Fujairah seaport would have new terminals for oil, marine services, dry bulk and containers with an anchorage area.


$11BFDI in the UAE (2015)
9.3%Average growth rate 2011-2015

The foreign direct investment (FDI) in the UAE in 2015 was 11 billion USD. The average growth rate of FDI between 2011 and 2015 was about 9.3 per cent.


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