United Arab Emirates Business Forecast Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United Arab Emirates Business Forecast Report

United Arab Emirates Business Forecast Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United Arab Emirates Business Forecast Report
Published Dec 12, 2014
50 pages — Published Dec 12, 2014
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The current system sees the UAE broadly run by two families � the al-Nahyans of Abu Dhabi and the al-Maktoums of Dubai. These two families also take the top jobs under a de facto he- reditary rule system: Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan is president and ruler of Abu Dhabi, while Sheikh Mohammed - Business Monitor International Ltd www political outlook .. ...Our contacts in the Gulf generally agree that these policies force them to pay more for less qualified personnel. It seems locals are not happy either: -- of UAE nationals working in the private sector have resigned from corporate positions owing to, among others, a lack of career progression and the absence of a mentoring culture , according to a study conducted by the government-sponsored Emirates National Development Programme. To redress these imbalances, the quality of education in the UAE will have to improve and government salaries may also have to fall. ...Many female domestic workers are subjected to unpaid wages, food deprivation, forced confinement and physical or sexual abuse. Our major concern for the long term is that the UAE will fail to attract the permanent residents it needs to sustain its economy. The government is very concerned about maintaining the national identity � the national dress is compulsory in all public sector jobs � but at the same time it will have to go to some lengths to keep people interested, particularly in the event that oil prices fall and/or the construction sector becomes permanently saturated.

...-- Business Monitor International Ltd www united arab emirates Q- ---- improve living standards for immigrant labourers and low-skilled workers (especially as long as their own countries fail to match the availability and standards of pay offered in the UAE). At the high end, it may have to consider offering citizenship to long-term residents in order to reduce population volatility and encourage home purchases. ...At present we do not expect the UAE to move away from the dollar peg for the foreseeable future as it would currently cause as many problems as it would solve. Foreign relations On the foreign relations side, the UAE, like the rest of the GCC states, is caught between keeping the peace regionally � where sympathies have often been with fellow Muslim states, rather than the West � and maintaining cordial relations with the US and Europe, which are key trade and investment partners. If regional divisions can broadly be drawn along pro-Western (Saudi) versus anti-Western (Iranian) lines, then the UAE probably falls broadly on the side of the former. ...There is no difference between Israel s occupation of the Golan Heights, southern Lebanon, the West Bank or Gaza, as occupation remains occupation . An Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson responded: Comments made -- Business Monitor International Ltd www political outlook

...We hold a bullish outlook for the emirate of Sharjah, largely on the back of our positive forecast for Dubai. Sharjah will benefit from rising housing costs in neighbouring dubai which should push up demand for the former s own housing sector. ...

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Business Monitor International - Industry Reports. "United Arab Emirates Business Forecast Report" Dec 12, 2014. Alacra Store. Oct 26, 2016. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Business-Monitor-International-Industry-Reports/United-Arab-Emirates-Business-Forecast-Report-2026-1648>
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