United Arab Emirates Country Risk Report Q4 2015 - New Study Released

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Mon Sep 28 2015

We expect relatively solid growth over the coming quarters, with real GDP forecast to expand 4.0% and 3.8% in 2015 and 2016 respectively.

We expect Dubai to outperform Abu Dhabi, with the former benefitting from increased activity in the trade and tourism sectors, in addition to our expectation that the all-important real estate industry is now set for sustained growth.

Credit growth to the private sector will remain relatively slow through 2015 as commercial banks continue to increase provisioning against potential loan losses due to the debt funding cliff.

Major Forecast Changes

On the back of weaker oil prices, we have lowered our forecast for the UAE's fiscal surplus from 3.5% to -5.8% in 2015.

Key Risks To Outlook

Any attack by Islamist militants would result in a fundamental reappraisal of both the UAE's, and the wider region, risk profile.

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- http://www.fastmr.com/prod/1052856_united_arab_emirates_country.aspx?afid=301

A further uptick in tensions between the West and Iran could result in a deterioration in the UAE's sovereign risk profile given the close proximity and deep trade ties between the two countries.

The United Arab Emirates Country Risk Report helps businesses with market assessment, strategic planning and decision making to promote growth and profitability in the United Arab Emirates and is an essential tool for CEOs, Chairmen, Finance Directors/CFOs, Managing Directors, Marketing/Sales Directors with commercial interests in this emerging market..

An influential new analysis of the United Arab Emirates' economic, political and financial prospects through end-2017, just published by award-winning forecasters, Business Monitor International (BMI).

Key Uses

* Forecast the pace and stability of the United Arab Emirates' economic and industry growth through end-2017.
* Identify and evaluate adverse political and economic trends, to facilitate risk mitigation.
* Assess the critical shortcomings of the business environment that pose hidden barriers and costs to corporate profitability.
* Contextualise the United Arab Emirates' country risks against regional peers using BMI's country comparative Risk Ratings system.
* Evaluate external threats to doing business in the United Arab Emirates, including currency volatility, the commodity price boom and protectionist policies.

The United Arab Emirates Country Risk Report by Business Monitor International (BMI) includes four major sections: Economic Outlook, Political Outlook, Business Environment and Key Sector Outlook.

Economic Outlook:

How will the Emirati economic policy-making and performance impact on corporate profitability over 2013-2017?

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