The words which began tomorrow's future of Dubai: "Brothers I think it is time for a new government " – Sheik Maktoum bin Butti, 1833. ðŸ§ðŸ§ðŸ§

Just two generations ago (50 years) homes in Dubai didn't have running water. This now eye-popping city was nothing more than an obscure speck on Arabian sand. Now tops New York City as one of the most visited cities in the world.🐫🏙🌃🚄✈🏪🏗🏝🏖🏥🏟

I often wonder as do many others, "how did Dubai do it?" How did Dubai go from a devasting pearling village to high-flying global powerhouse in less than 50 years? â‰ï¸â‰ï¸â‰ï¸

OIL? Wrong! The answer is not oil!

Dubai is the poorest petrochemical producers compared to her wealthy neighbours. Dubai has minimal oils reserve, so what is the answer?

The answer is: L E A D E R S H I P!


The Economy of Dubai ðŸ’µðŸ’µðŸ’°ðŸ’°ðŸ’°

🔴GDP per capita 2005
39, 439,80 USD

🔴GDP by sector

$308.5 billion

🔴Export goods
Crude oil,
natural gas,
dried fish,

🔴Unemployment 2.5%

The Economy of South Africa

🔴GDP per capita 2005
$5,277.93 USD

🔴GDP by sector

$108 billion

🔴Export goods
gold, diamonds, coal, iron ore, platinum, other metals and minerals, machinery and equipment, motor cars, fruits, wines, various agricultural foodstuff, ground and air military hardware.

26.9% (2018)