South African political and business leaders were in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), this week for the UAE dialogue. They were looking to attract investment from Emirati businesspeople. Here’s a quick look at some of the more important indicators that tell the story about UAE’s economy.
Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Tembisa Ndabeni-Abrahams will lead a South African delegation to Dubai, UAE where Brand South Africa will host a networking session to position South Africa as a globally competitive destination that is open for business on Tuesday 9 December 2014.
There are many South Africans living and working in the United Arab Emirates, and 200 South African companies operating in the Gulf state. Given this huge scope for trade and investment between the countries, Brand South Africa will be in Dubai to show the nation's potential to Emirati business.
A trip to the top of Table Mountain was a highlight for a group of journalists from the Gulf states, visiting South Africa on a fact-finding mission. It was, in their words, “awesome”.