Thomas, Karen
May 2000
Middle East;May2000, Issue 301, p36
Focuses on economic conditions in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Impact of rise in oil prices; Return of confidence in the region's oil producing markets; Expected increase in gross domestic product; Slow growth of non-oil industrial base; Pressure to create more jobs for entrants into the workforce; Consideration of privatization as a way to reduce demands on the state sector.


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