The Business Year

Dubai & The Future of Trade

PUBLISHED February 2021


A look at Dubai’s strengthening global trade links

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Contrary to most places, Dubai is experiencing more of an acceleration of ongoing trends rather than total disruption at the macro-economic level. Led by DP World, those active within the Emirate’s trade ecosystem continue to develop innovative, technology-driven solutions. The novel coronavirus outbreak brought more urgent necessity and faster adoption of such initiatives.

This 27-page report features 27 conversations with leading voices throughout the network, such as DP World, Dubai South, DAFZA, Maersk, and Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, to build a clear picture of the state of the sector at this crucial time.