UAE Business Environment

Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport to tap solar power

Al Maktoum IA - CopyDubai Airports has partnered with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to erect a solar array at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) which helps limit the airport’s carbon footprint and allows the power generated to be fed directly into the power grid. This is the first solar project to be linked directly to the Dewa grid and is expected to be followed by several other similar projects across Dubai.

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Dubai Trade Impact on Trade & Environment

logo dt vLearn about the significant role that Dubai Trade plays in facilitating trade , enhancing users experiences, and protecting the environment. Each e-Transaction on Dubai Trade Portal saves traders 30 Kilo Meters of driving distance and 3 litres of fuel to perform  the same transaction offline, it also helps save the environment 6.9 KG of carbon dioxide emissions.  Dubai Trade has positively impacted the lives of traders, trade processes, and the overall environment.

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Doing Business Report 2014

Doing Business 2014 is the 11th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 189 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—and over time.

The report benchmarks the regulations that affect private sector firms, in particular small and medium-size enterprises,
and presents quantitative indicators on 11 areas of business regulations . Four economies have been added this year—Libya, Myanmar, San Marino and South Sudan.

The data are current as of June 2013. To download full report, click here

The Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014

GCR Cover1314TheGlobal Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 assesses the competitiveness landscape of 148 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. The Report series remains the most comprehensive assessment of national competitiveness worldwide. To download the full report click here.