Events

In both constant and current prices UAE Maintains Positive Economic Growth
12/06/2018
In both constant and current prices UAE Maintains Positive Economic Growth


  • Real GDP 2017 generates 0.8% growth and 2.5% growth for non-oil sectors in 2017

  • Current GDP for 2017 achieves 7.2%


Moved up from 28th Position in Seven Years to become the Seventh Most Globally Competitive, Outperforming Norway, Sweden and Canada
24/05/2018
Moved up from 28th Position in Seven Years to become the Seventh Most Globally Competitive, Outperforming Norway, Sweden and Canada

UAE First Regionally and Seventh Globally, According to IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 20182018


Mohammad Bin Rashid: Our competitiveness journey is an accelerating one, and it only makes us more determined to reach the highest ranks


UAE is number one globally in 23 indicators including “Government Decisions” and “International Talent”


Minister of State for Future Food Security Meets FCSA Team
05/03/2018
Minister of State for Future Food Security Meets FCSA Team

Al Mheiri: Data is key for UAE’s Future Food Security Strategy


Chief Executive of the Dispute Resolution Authority at DIFC Visits FCSA Headquarter
27/02/2018
Chief Executive of the Dispute Resolution Authority at DIFC Visits FCSA Headquarter


  • Partnerships that enhance competitiveness and commercial rule of law will underpin investment opportunities in Dubai and UAE

  • Business environment and investors power reflect positively on UAE’s rank in competitiveness reports


National Committee on Sustainable Development Goals Underlines Role of Happiness and Quality of Life in 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
06/02/2018
National Committee on Sustainable Development Goals Underlines Role of Happiness and Quality of Life in 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


H.E. Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy:

  • Happiness is the guiding gauge for sustainable development.

H.E. Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi:
  • The ‘SDGs In Action’ forum reaffirms that happiness as key to the success of sustainable development.


National Committee on Sustainable Development Goals Urges UAE Youth to Get Involved in 2030 Agenda for  Sustainable Development
04/02/2018
National Committee on Sustainable Development Goals Urges UAE Youth to Get Involved in 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


  • Young Emiratis to take part in an event to discuss the implementation of SDGs on the sidelines of the World Government Summit 2018.


Jumped five ranks and maintained its lead of all countries in the region
05/11/2017
Jumped five ranks and maintained its lead of all countries in the region

UAE is leading the Arab region for the fifth consecutive year in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business report


  • The UAE is among the top 10 countries in the world in five of the main topics of the report: Issuing building permits, Getting electricity, Registering Property and protection of minority investors

  • The UAE is first globally in Getting Electricity and Paying Taxes topics

  • The UAE achieved the highest jump in Resolving Insolvency with 35 ranks jump from last year's rank

  • UAE jumped 13 ranks becoming 1st regionally and 12th globally in Enforcing Contracts


Unveiled Report's Findings to Participants in the UAE Annual Government Meeting
01/10/2017
Unveiled Report's Findings to Participants in the UAE Annual Government Meeting

WEF: UAE Tops Arab World and 17th in Global Competitiveness Ranking


According to administrative data and based on global best practices
06/08/2017
According to administrative data and based on global best practices

FCSA: 9.1 million is UAE population in December 2016


FCSA and BrandsEye Conduct First Sentiment Study in UAE on Tolerance
12/06/2017
FCSA and BrandsEye Conduct First Sentiment Study in UAE on Tolerance


  • The study underscores the growing importance of measuring public sentiment on public policy

  • Focusing on the topic of tolerance in the nation by the public in and outside UAE

  • Analyzing 1.4 million unique posts on social media


Sharing knowledge and expertise on global trends in big and open data
31/05/2017
Sharing knowledge and expertise on global trends in big and open data

Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority and Mastercard Sign Memorandum of Understanding


NCSI receives delegation from UAE’s
24/05/2017
NCSI receives delegation from UAE’s

Federal Authority for Statistics


National Committee on Sustainable Development Goals Holds First Meeting and Launches Report
01/05/2017
National Committee on Sustainable Development Goals Holds First Meeting and Launches Report


  • Release of the first edition of the report titled "From Goals to Reality: UAE and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development "

  • Introducing UAE SDGs Portal

  • Discussing National Plan to Achieve SDGs and Collaboration of all Stakeholders.


UAE Selected by United Nations to host World Data Forum 2018
19/01/2017
UAE Selected by United Nations to host World Data Forum 2018

Competed against Switzerland, Finland, Mexico and other bidding nations


In celebration of Emirati Women Day
28/08/2016
In celebration of Emirati Women Day

Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority Launch “Emaratiyah… UAE’s Inspiring Women” Book
A book that tells the success stories of inspiring Emirati women achievers who had a valuable contribution to the progress and development of the nation


In a visit to the head office of the Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority
18/05/2016
In a visit to the head office of the Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority

Dr. Belhoul: Developing an Integrated Educational Ecosystem Supports UAE’s Competitiveness


In the most important international report, which measures the performance of 189 states in facilitating doing business for investors
02/11/2015
In the most important international report, which measures the performance of 189 states in facilitating doing business for investors

UAE ranked first in Arab world for 3rd year in row in Ease of Doing Business: World Bank report 2016