A CONVERSATION WITH THE UAE MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN TRADE H.E. THANI BIN AHMED AL ZEYOUDI - The United Arab Emirates’ foreign trade hit 2.2 trillion dirhams ($599 billion) in 2022, up 17 percent year-on-year. As the UAE continues to expand its non-oil foreign trade sector by investing in transport and logistics infrastructure and expanding economic partnerships to diversify away from hydrocarbons, challenges remain ahead for the UAE’s economy and trade sector, provided the growing instability in the global economy.
To offer insights into key trade and economic issues, Minister of State for Foreign Trade H.E. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi offered perspectives into the government’s plan in approaching the challenges facing the UAE’s economy and discuss the potential areas of growth within the trade sector.
This event was part of the Atlantic Council’s IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings event series that convened Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from around the world to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the global economy in 2023
ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 04/13/23