Great Growth Prospects for
Foreign Investment in the UAE
Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) into the United Arab Emirates achieved a growth of 44.2% during the year 2020 compared to 2019 – reaching $19.88 billion – despite the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic that has cast a shadow on the volume of investment, trade and world economies. The cumulative balance of the FDI inflow increased, amounting to about $174 billion and achieving a growth of 12.9% during the same period. The UAE has signed with its trading partners more than 76 agreements to protect and encourage investments.