Quarterly Foreign Investment Survey

Considering the growing importance of statistical surveys that encompass economic and investment aspects, aiding decision-makers in comprehending economic variables and phenomena, the Quarterly Foreign Investment Survey stands as a pivotal survey conducted by the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD). Its purpose is to swiftly furnish data on the overall foreign direct investment and discern the institutions involved according to economic activities. The survey aids in comprehending investment priorities and realities within the emirate, while also studying quarterly foreign direct investment flows. Furthermore, it contributes to enhancing the local business environment and fostering an attractive climate for foreign investments.
Element Description
Survey or opinion poll name Quarterly Foreign Investment Survey
Organization name Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi
Theme Economic
Frequency Quarterly
Sample unit Companies
Data confidentiality
No reports were found.
Element Description
  • To identify the size of various types of foreign investment in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.
  • To identify the sectors and economic activities that foreign direct investment is directed towards.
  • To identify the key characteristics of foreign investors and the size of their investments.
  • To provide data and indicators that assist decision-makers.
  • To build an up to date and accurate database on the size of foreign direct investment at the emirate level.
  • To identify the impact of foreign direct investment on the national economy and its contribution to achieving economic and social development plans and programs.
  • To provide decision-makers in the country with up-to-date and accurate data on the size and flow of foreign direct investment.
  • To provide data on the impact of foreign investment on the local economy in the areas of employment, training, exports, and technology transfer.

Building an up to date and accurate database about the volume of foreign investment at the state level.

  • Foreign direct investment by economic activity.
  • Foreign direct investment by countries investing in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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