The future of the global economy, the implications that are expected for direct foreign investments as well as growth prospects in emerging markets are the primary focus of the third edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM 30 April- 2 May).

Commenting on this, Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade said: “the Annual Investment Meeting is in line with the ministry’s continuous approach to adopt innovative initiatives and programs that would improve the UAE’s reputation at the regional and international levels as one of the leading countries in the Middle East The United Arab Emirates adopts an open door policy to attract foreign investments and the central government is taking the necessary steps to establish the rules that facilitate investments. This is the reason the UAE was ranked second among Arab countries attracting foreign investments in the last decade after Saudi Arabia which was ranked first, according to the latest report issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).”

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