This is a selection of resources on Discovering Dubai available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
NLB print and digital resources
Dubai: The epicentre of modern innovation
This book discusses the implementation of sustained innovation success within several industry segments. It also identifies the past, current and future innovation-related successes that lead to Dubai’s rise as the epicenter of innovation in the Middle East and the world. The authors share key innovation leadership philosophies from Sheikh Mohammed bin Al Maktoum and recognised business leaders in the UAE.
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All rights reserved. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2017.
Culture Shock! Dubai: A survival guide to customs and etiquette
This book is a survival guide for anyone wanting to discover life in the emirate known as the City of Gold. This guide draws on insider knowledge to take visitors through the process of settling in, whether for short or longer stays.
All rights reserved. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2016.
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Investment opportunity in Dubai
Dubai continues to offer investment opportunities. In 2016, it attracted US$7.8 billion in greenfield FDI, making it the world’s sixth top city for foreign capital. The Dubai Financial Market provides investors with innovative products and services to conduct trading, clearing and settlement in an efficient, transparent and liquid environment. In addition, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is a major financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) markets.
Mohammed launches Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030
The 2030 Dubai Industrial Strategy aims to develop and implement long-term industrial policies to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the industrial sector in Dubai and across its free zones. It identifies target industrial sectors and focuses on strengthening industrial integration – connecting the target sector with educational and research institutions to stimulate innovation and creativity with a view to developing strategic industries. In addition, the Dubai Industrial Strategy aims to create an attractive environment for these strategic industries.
Dubai Plan 2021
The plan addresses the urban environment including both natural and built assets, and looks at the living experience of the people of Dubai and its visitors as a result of their interaction with this environment and the economic and social services provided. In addition, the plan also focuses on the economy, which is the city’s development engine and its fuel for its march forward.