PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report - The United Arab Emirates

PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report - The United Arab Emirates


The Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are among the best performing regions in the UAE. They contribute 99.6% to the GDP and comprise 80.8% of the UAE’s population, as of 2018.
Opening up 13 sectors to the foreign investors in 2019 along with increase in greenfield investments in the UAE to increase job creation and accelerate economic activity over the medium term
Services contributed 52.5% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2019, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (38.4%). In nominal terms, the two sectors grew by 0.88% and 0.70%, respectively, in 2019, according to MarketLine estimates


As per World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI), transport and logistic infrastructure in the UAE improved over the last two years with a jump in ranking, out of 160 countries, from 13th in 2016 to 11th in 2018

Reasons to Buy

Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.

PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations

Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.

This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

Did you Know?
Country Highlights
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: The UAE’s Performance in Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Middle East & North Africa and the World
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
Exhibit 4: Abu Dhabi Securities Market (ADX) General Index (April 2019-April 2020)

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