Dubai Economy Talks
Dubai - The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, in partnership with the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD), hosted the ‘Dubai Economy Talks 2-2016,’ today, bringing together leading international experts to highlight the current trends shaping global trade as well as investment flows, and their implications for Dubai and the UAE.
The second in an annual series initiated by DED, the Dubai Economy Talks 2-2016 follows on the assertion by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, that: “In today’s global and highly competitive environment our government is in a continuous need for new tools, fresh thinking and creativity.”
Dubai Economy Talks sought to update business leaders on the relationship between two key drivers of growth and productivity: global value chains and international as well as regional trade and investment agreements. The one-day form, held at the Armani Hotel Dubai marked the 20thanniversary of the UAE joining the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and also provided an opportunity for business representatives to exchange ideas with regional and global experts on leveraging international trade treaties and policies for stronger returns.