Welcome to AIM Congress
The Theme of the fifth edition of the Annual Investment 2015 will be focused on "Sustainable Development through FDI Induced Innovation and Technology Transfer". The event will be held from 30 March - 1 April 2015 at the Dubai international Convention and Exhibition Center. It will be the occasion to gather the world's leading academics, experts and practitioners to discuss and debate how essential is innovative activity for growth and development and how FDI can contribute to sustainable economic growth through transfer of technology and the supportive investment policies that are needed to attract and retain investment of the right kind as well as the internationalization of research and development activities by transnational corporations.
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“The United Arab Emirates is proud to host, since the inception of AIM, a special forum on China and Arab World Investment and Cooperation. This is a testimony of the importance we attach to the hea[...] Read more »
“China has become the world’s third largest FDI contributor, with diversified overseas investment in forms of greenfield investment, M&A, and equity investment. Importance will be attached to [...] Read more »
“World Expos, Olympic Games and other mega-events have proven to be powerful forces shaping cities and countries and are linked to the environmental, economic and social sustainability goals of a na[...] Read more »
“With the power of partnerships, governments and industry can help to deliver the infrastructure and the necessary services that people need – and that together we can start off a virtuous circle [...] Read more »
“As a general comment, I would like to say that I think the AIM held high qualitative standard. Most of the participants – speakers, moderators, panelists – were indeed professionals. I [...] Read more »
“The Annual Investment Meeting 2014 served for our office as an opportunity to meet with key partners and discuss possible options of collaboration and future partnerships. The meeting gave interest[...] Read more »
“I am grateful for the opportunity of taking part in this fantastic event, with such an impressive scale and where I had the pleasure of seeing old friends and also meeting new ones. Indeed, I met r[...] Read more »
“During the last 15 years, emerging economies and middle income countries have played a major role in shaping FDI flows. The current FDI reality sees the growing importance of developing countries b[...] Read more »
” AIM 2014 provides ICD full branding coverage and enable it to connect with many investors from the world. It was the right platform to deliberate on the challenges facing the member countries [...] Read more »
“I must congratulate the organisers of this Annual Investment Meeting for the success in bringing together, for the fourth year running, an impressive line-up of internationally renowned speakers, a[...] Read more »
FDI inflows into UAE jump 9%to $10.5bn in 2013: Unctad The UAE continued to attract foreign direct investments (FDIs) in 2013, rising nine per cent to $10.5 billion last year, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) said in its latest report.
Japan’s trade deficit with UAE remains flat at Dh61.3 billion
Qatar is likely to be an economic winner from the World Cup unlike Brazil, where economic activity during the 2014 FIFA World Cup was as dismal as the performance of its national team, according to QNB.
The U.A.E. has been ranked first among the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries in terms of performance in the 2014 Global Innovation Index, according to a report published by Cornell University, Insead and the World Intellectual Property Organisation.
Saudi Arabia’s cabinet gave permission to the financial regulator to open the Arab World’s biggest stock market to direct investment by foreign financial institutions.
Dubai: Investors have become more discerning on emerging markets exposures as they witness economies recovering at different rates, showed findings from the annual independent survey by CREATE-Research and commissioned by Principal Global Investors, a diversified asset management firm.
The UAE is working to expand economic and investment cooperation with Africa given the continent’s massive untapped potential and such an approach will benefit both sides.
The aim is to deliver the iconic projects ahead of the Expo Dubai developers have commenced work on mega projects and are set to complete their developments much before 2020.
JEDDAH – Saudi Arabia and the UAE are witnessing growth momentum compared to other MENA countries, Crédit Agricole Private Banking said in its latest report ‘Macro Comment – Eastern Promises: MENA Update’.
Private equity players are enjoying strong returns and exit opportunities in Africa. Over the past six years there were 207 fully realized PE firm exits of at least USD 1 million in the continent. The activity was not restricted to South Africa, but spread across the wider region.