June 14, 2024

100 economic incentives launched in just 45 days by UAE Federal and Emirates Government to mitigate impending crisis


The UAE has been the swiftest nation in supporting general public and businesses to flux out the impact of the impending crisis on its economy.

The numbers of economic incentives by UAE federal and emirate governments to assist the economy wound the fallout of the current crisis have exceeded a hundred in an exceedingly span of simply forty five days, per the Federal fight and Statistics Authority.

The measures vary from subsidized utility bills to government fee waivers and rent concessions aimed toward serving to general public and Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) stand up to fluctuations in economic conditions.

They will begin showing “positive outcomes throughout the second quarter of 2020”, the authority stated in an exceedingly statement carried by the state press agency WAM on Monday.

Following are few of the popular 100 incentives that are launched by UAE Federal and Emirates Government together in previous 45 days and that have been a huge success in bolstering the erstwhile which is called as the Dull phase in the beginning of 2020 : –

  • The second-biggest Arab economy, the UAE was the principal nation within the region to roll out Dh282bn in business enterprise and financial support, as well as a Dh256bn package for banks that provided zero-interest funding and freed up capital to spice up disposition growth within the country.
  • The Department of Finance earlier in the week partnered with First Abu Dhabi Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank to expand its SME Credit Guarantee theme.
  • The Abu Dhabi government launched its own package of monetary incentives in coordination with native banks and therefore the emirate’s departments of Finance and Economic Development. The measures aim to supply people and SMEs with immediate support and scale back finance prices.
  • The government is guaranteeing up to eighty percent of the worth of loans extended to SMEs, a move that enables access to renewable finance choices for capital and term loans.
  • Other support measures in national capital embrace Dh5bn to subsidise utility bills, Dh1bn for a brand new market creating fund at the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, deferring loans for 3 months, and halting evictions because of non-payment of rents.
  • In addition, the authorities pledged state aid for Emirates airline, reduced utility bills by ten percent for 3 months, and discounted insurance premiums by fifty per cent, and provided a package of measures for corporations primarily based in free zones.
  • In Dubai, the govt. has introduced economic incentives price Dh1.5bn for 3 months and directed native banks to supply a comprehensive support package to purchasers plagued by the pandemic.
  • Authorities in Sharjah have additionally launched measures to assist a number of the toughest hit sectors of its economy. In tourism, the emirate has exempted hotels from municipality fees for 3 months.
  • It’s additionally allowed a fifty per cent rental reduction for 3 months for restaurants, currency exchanges, shops, banks, travel agencies, communication stores and rental corporations within airports.
  • Fees bargain for varied exhibitions and events in 2020 and granted a fifty percent discount for outlets and business centres collaborating in selling campaigns.

The governments of Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Qaiwain and Fujairah have followed economic measures adopted by the federal and enforced a series of initiatives that embrace cuts in government fees, exemptions from rental payments and licence renewal fees and reductions in traffic fines.



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