Dubai FDI Location Benchmarking Study (Middle East)
Wavteq was awarded a contract with Dubai FDI, the IPA of Dubai, to produce a study benchmarking the performance of Dubai in attracting FDI and the competitiveness for FDI in general and in 10 key sectors.
Development of an econometric model determining how much FDI a city should attract based on its GDP and Population size
Application of the model to the 50 leading cities for FDI in 2015, 2016, and 2017 and development of a new City FDI Performance Index
Identification of 100 key cost and quality location factors to benchmark Dubai against other cities from GCC, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America
Benchmarking of Dubai for 10 key sectors, ranking Dubai’s overall competitive position in each sector and identified key strengths and weaknesses
Presentation of the study at the Dubai Investment Week in October 2018