Emerging Opportunities in the United Arab Emirates’ Cards and Payments Industry

The UAE is an open economy with a high per capita income and annual trade surplus. It is a federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al- Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain, formed on December 2, 1971. The government transformed the economy by forming a business environment which directly benefits the economic growth of the country.