United Arab Emirates Country Risk Views

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GCC PMI Readings Remain Positive

The headline PMI for the UAE came in at 56.3 for the month of October, down slightly from 56.6 in September. This remains at the upper range of the survey series, with a host of indicators supporting...

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Regional Equity Strategy

Equity markets in the GCC remain buoyant as we head into the final months of 2013, with the S&P GCC index recording gains of 17.1% since the start of the year. Our core view has long been that a...

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GCC: Key Themes For 2014

We retain a generally positive view of the GCC's prospects as we head into 2014. While headline growth should slow on account mainly of smaller gains in oil production, the expansion of the non-oil...

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Dubai Growth To Outpace Abu Dhabi

Dubai will become an increasingly important growth driver in the UAE as the emirate's non-oil economy records significant growth rates. We expect the tourism, real estate and retail sectors to...

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Solar Park On Schedule

The Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Solar Park project worth AED12bn (US$3.27bn) at Seih Al-Dahal in Dubai is reported to be on schedule and making steady progress.

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The Global Impact Of US Syria Strike

US airstrikes against Syria would have consequences beyond the Middle East. Despite their opposition, Russia and China may see some unexpected benefits, while North Korea will be nervous.

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