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UAE’s Economy on the Rise: A 5% Growth Projection for 20245 min read

Author: Omar Sami
Managing Partner Attorney at German Law Legal- & Tax Consultant

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) stands on the brink of a significant economic milestone, with expectations set for a 5% growth in 2024. This optimistic forecast is attributed to a surge in foreign direct investment (FDI) coupled with robust expansion in the non-oil sector. The revelation, made by the UAE’s Minister of Economy,  underscores a shift in the country’s economic dynamics, with over 73% of its national economy now rooted in non-oil industries.

Diversification and Investment: The UAE's Economic Strategy

The UAE fosters a resilient and sustainable economic framework. By identifying and nurturing over 16 sustainable and flexible economic sectors – including health technology, agriculture, education, financial services, and artificial intelligence, the UAE is laying the groundwork for long-term economic stability and growth.

The non-oil sector’s contribution to the national economy is a testament to the UAE’s successful diversification policies. This shift not only enhances the country’s economic resilience but also positions it as a hub for global investments. 

The Right Time for Business in Dubai

As the UAE’s economy is projected to grow by 5% in 2024, with a significant shift towards non-oil sectors, the current climate is particularly favorable for entrepreneurs and business investors looking to establish their foothold in Dubai. This period of economic expansion, characterized by an increase in foreign direct investment and the government’s focus on diversifying the economy, creates a fertile ground for new ventures. 

How TME Services Can Support Your Business

At TME Services, our team of 45 experts is ready to help your business make the most out of the opportunities the Middle East offers.

With over 18 years of experience in the UAE and the Middle East, we specialize in legal, tax, accounting, and compliance matters. Visit our services page to learn more about everything we do.


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