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 »
Along with the US, business activity in the Gulf is expanding at the fastest pace in the world, according to the purchasing managers’ index (PMI) compiled by Markit. The index is based on monthly questionnaires regarding business conditions answered by purchasing executives in different sectors.
The Non-oil sector will be the defining factor in the future economic growth of regional economies such as the UAE and Qatar, according to EY [Ernst & Young] a multinational professional services firm.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) named the United Arab Emirates the 12th most competitive nation globally for 2014-2015, a jump of seven ranks from last year.
The UAE-Russian relations in general have been growing from strength to strength in recent years driven by the desire of the leadership in both countries to improve synergies and increase trade exchange, UAE Minister of Economy Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, has affirmed.
In the past century, the greatest global cities were generally the largest and centers of the world’s great empires: London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. Today size is not so important: Of the world’s 10 most populous cities, only Tokyo, New York and Beijing are in the top 10 of our ranking of the world’s […]
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry received a trade mission from Ethiopia seeking stronger bilateral ties with the emirate.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the GCC in 2012 increased slightly over the previous year to reach USD 26.4 billion.
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.