10 Things to Know About Dubai’s Digital Economy Ambitions

By Erika Masako Welch, 24 October 2022
10 Things to Know About Dubai’s Digital Economy Ambitions

Though much of the groundwork is still being laid-out in terms of what is to be done in the coming 10 years for Dubai to become the global digital economy hub; there are some elements, targets and strategic priorities that Dubai has made very clear.

Here are ten interesting things to know about Dubai’s digital economy ambitions:


1. The United Arab Emirates intends to double its digital economy contribution to the national GDP from 9.7% (2022) to over 20% by 2031.

There exists both a Federal-level and a Dubai Emirate-level Digital Economy Strategy, and oversight committees at both levels as well. The strategy clearly indicates the country’s ambitions for Dubai to become the leading Digital Economy hub in the world. Dubai’s ambitions include attracti

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