UAE Tops Arab World, Ranks 29th Globally in UNIDO Index

The UAE has achieved the top position in the Arab world and climbed two spots to rank 29th globally in UNIDO's Competitive Industrial Performance Index (CIP).

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UAE Ranks First in Arab World and Climbs Global Industrial Performance Index

This index evaluates the industrial performance of 153 countries, assessing their competitiveness in producing and exporting goods. The UAE's success can be attributed to empowering national talents and initiatives such as 'Make it in the Emirates', the 'National ICV Program', and the 'Technology Transformation Program'. These efforts have enhanced the country's position as a global hub for manufacturing and innovation.

UAE's Strong Performance in Industrial Indices

Consistently ranking in the top quintile of the CIP, the UAE demonstrates its significance in the regional and global industrial sector. Within the CIP, specific indices have shown improvements for the UAE. The country moved up in Industrial Export Quality, Share of Manufacturing Value Added in GDP, Share of Manufacturing Exports in Total Exports, and Manufacturing Export per Capita indices. These advancements highlight the UAE's commitment to sustainable industrial growth and its dedication to deploying advanced technologies and solutions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology's Contribution to UAE's Industrial Sector

The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MOIAT) has played a pivotal role in enhancing the efficiency and competitiveness of the UAE's industrial sector. Initiatives such as Make it in the Emirates, the National ICV Program, and the Technology Transformation Program have contributed to the sector's growth. These programs have not only attracted local and international investors but have also strengthened supply chains and fostered collaboration between enterprises. The MOIAT's efforts have resulted in a significant contribution of Dh180 billion to the country's GDP in 2022, as well as substantial growth in non-oil industrial exports.

UAE's Commitment to Sustainable Development

The UAE's announcement to reduce carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2030 demonstrates its dedication to building a sustainable future. The industrial sector plays a critical role in achieving these sustainability goals. The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology, through its initiatives and programs, aims to align the industrial sector with sustainable practices. The UAE's strong performance in global competitiveness rankings reflects the government's commitment to strengthening the nation's position as one of the most advanced countries.

UAE's Leading Role in Global Competitiveness

The UAE's remarkable achievements in global competitiveness are reflected in its top rankings across numerous indices. The country holds the top position in 152 competitiveness indices globally and is among the top 10 in 425 competitive indices. These rankings are based on the analysis conducted by the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre, which examines 1,502 indices published by the United Nations and other international organizations. The UAE's commitment to sustainable development and its efforts to strengthen its position as an advanced nation contribute to its consistent high performance in global competitiveness assessments.

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