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Economic Report Annual Report E.pdfEconomic Annual Report Sunday March 06 2016This issue of the Annual Economic Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2013 coincides with a year of tremendous economic achievements in all fields and sectors. The emirate’s economy saw a number of very positive developments. The annual growth rate at constant prices amounted to roughly 5.2% and approximately 7.4% for non-oil sectors, thus overcoming numerous economic and non-economic challenges faced by the emirate, the country and the region as a while. These milestones could not have been achieved if it were not for the blessings God poured upon us and the sound vision of our wise leadership and its determination to fulfill the ambitions of the citizens and to enhance their standard of living and economic and social wellbeing. Man has always been and remains the main focus of this leadership, being the source and purpose of comprehensive development. Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2013.pdfEconomic Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2013 Wednesday September 03 2014Abu Dhabi's economy continues to boom, with significant progress in all aspects of development; thanks to the wise leadership sincere efforts, the rational investment of oil revenues, the quest for sustainability and the enabling of community empowerment as key goals of the "Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 ". The path of economic development in "Abu Dhabi" in recent years has been characterized by focusing on directing huge investments towards non-oil activities, to advance diversification of the economic base and expand sources of income. This approach was matched by government efforts to stimulate the private sector and increase its involvement to actively contribute to the Emirate’s development process; through laying down the foundations for an attractive and competitive business environment. This new edition of the "Annual Economic Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2013,” comes in this context, to reflect the strength of the economy, with clear evidence that Abu Dhabi had returned to its healthy pace, taking advantage of the vivid diversification strategy pursued by the government, which succeeded in enhancing non-oil activities contribution to the economy. The Department of Economic Development is pleased to introduce this new edition of the "Annual Economic Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2013", which aims at highlighting major developments in the economy of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi during 2012 in particular, and the period (2007-2012) in general. It should be noted that this report, for the first time, covers GDP at constant prices. The report also reveals that Abu Dhabi’s real GDP had achieved a growth rate of 5.6 % in 2012, in addition to the steady growth realized by non-oil economic activities which ranged between 5 % and 9% during the period 2007 -2012, and led to increasing the contribution of non-oil economic activities to real GDP from less than 44 % in 2007 to 48% in 2012. A careful reading of the indicators contained in the report, confirms that the economy of Abu Dhabi has made great strides in a short period of time; and that it is steadily moving towards further development prosperity, and economic diversification, along the path of transformiation into a knowledge-based economy, capable of attaining sustainable development, enabling Abu Dhabi to assume regional leadership and enhancing competitiveness at the global level. Report of AD 2012.pdfEconomic Report of AD 2012Thursday April 24 2014The Annual Economic Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2012، This report provides comprehensive analysis and review of economic developments and indicators, and helps identify strengths and improvement point in the emirate’s economy. Economic Report 2011.pdfAnnual Economic Report 2011Tuesday April 22 2014The Department of Economic Development is pleased to release the “ Economic Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2011” which thoroughly analyzes the performance of the economy of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi based of available data and provides an overview of the economy of the United Arab Emirates with a glimpse on the regional and global economic performance. of the Economic Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2010Sunday July 28 2013Despite the decline in GDP in the emirate of Abu Dhabi by 18% in 2009 compared to 2008, it could be said that the emirate's economy has achieved an acceptable level performance during 2009, in view of the deterioration of oil prices; and the instability in global economy in the wake of the global crisis. The decline in oil prices, in addition to the downturn of oil exports of the emirate, had led to a decline in oil GDP growth rate by 34% in 2009; at the same time, non-oil economic activities achieved satisfactory growth rates during the same year, in spite of the various challenges; whereas non-oil GDP grew by 6%. The Economic Report of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi 2010 revealed that all non-oil economic activities maintained the positive growth rates achieved in past years, although these rates were lower than previous ones. This reinforces the emirate’s strategy to diversify the economic base, reduce dependence on oil as the main propellant of the economy and furthers progress towards achieving sustainable development.


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