The emirate’s GDP increased 5.9% to AED 102 billion ($27.8 billion) in Q1 2022, according to His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince and Executive Chairman of Dubai. This growth was fueled by strategic initiatives and programs to stimulate the economy. The GDP of Dubai’s economy grew by 6.2 % the year before.
The prince made this announcement on Thursday while presiding over the Executive Council meeting at the recently opened Mohammed bin Rashid Library in Dubai. His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the deputy ruler of Dubai and minister of finance, were also present.
The success of Expo 2020 Dubai, in addition to the government’s admirable fiscal policies, played a significant role in boosting post-pandemic tourism, which led to record levels of air and sea travel as well as increased foreign trade, according to Sheikh Hamdan.
According to Sheikh Hamdan, Dubai’s growth and stability have been attained in the face of economic change, and the monetary agenda of Dubai is supported by a regulatory and legislative framework that draws investments and upholds investors’ rights.
The first quarter’s GDP growth was led by transportation and warehousing activities, according to the Dubai Statistics Centre. However, the hospitality industry, which includes hotels and restaurants, also made a significant contribution because there were more foreign visitors during that time.
The Institute of International Finance predicts that Dubai’s three main industries—trade, retail, and tourism—will continue to support 4.2 % growth in 2021.
Despite the year’s strong start, Malik told the Khaleej Times that they expect Dubai’s economy to experience challenges in the second half of 2022 as a result of global developments.
Due to sluggish global growth and a strong dollar, Durham, United Arab Emirates.
The top banks in the UAE benefited from higher margins in the first quarter of 2022, according to international professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal, but there is a chance that asset quality will decline in the second quarter of 2022 because the TESS, which was implemented in March 2020, will end by mid-2022.