05 - 07 April, 2020
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
Dr. Raed Safadi, Executive Director, Economic Research & Policy at Department of Economic Development Dubai

Dr. Raed Safadi


Executive Director, Economic Research & Policy
Department of Economic Development Dubai

Infrastructure Investment Middle East Forum Conference: Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019


10:10 AM INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: THE GCC EDGE: Why Now Is The Right Time To Change – 2020 Vision And Journey Thus Far

Since 2000, the GCC’s trade in goods and services grew at an averagereal rate of 7.5%, almost twice that of real GDP growth, compared with the global averages of 4.8% and 3.8%, respectively; as reported by IMF. Have you considered which markets and regions offer the greatest growth potential in the coming decade? Be a part of this informative panel to gain the know-how on how to navigate this market.

  • Capitalise on the hassle-free entrepreneurial scope in the GCC
  • How do GCC’s tax benefits, low external tariffs, and diversification plans improve the business climate?
  • Given the ever changing trade dynamics, how can your business build global market share by operating in the GCC?