The Rising Trend Of Public Private Partnerships In The Middle East

¬†Governments in the Middle East are in the process of rapidly developing their physical and social infrastructures to provide necessary services to their citizens. In this regard, a public private partnership (PPP) can be a viable option to construct or develop a wide range of these infrastructure projects, including highways, power plants, bridges, pipelines, ports, […]

Abu Dhabi Shares Rise to 5-Month High on Etisalat Dividend Plan

Abu Dhabi’s shares also rose on investor bets the emirate’s spending plans would support real-estate companies. Business Intelligence Middle East

Dubai’s Economy Faces Debt Questions in 2012

It has been two years since Dubai unexpectedly declared its need to restructure $25 billion in debt but questions remain on whether its economy can navigate successfully the treacherous shoals of insolvency. There was a troubling sign in August when the maritime services company of Dubai World, the main investment company for the Dubai government, […]

Abu Dhabi Industrial Zone Seeking Asian Investors

Abu Dhabi’s goal of diversifying its financial portfolio beyond oil is close to becoming a reality with increasing interest in its Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) at Taweelah. The Zone, which is 2/3 the size of Singapore, will include industrial clusters based around a new port. Interest among potential Asian investors has been high […]