UAE is most prosperous Arab nation and Saudi Arabia jumps 14 spots

Pedro Gonçalves
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The UAE is the most prosperous Arab nation according to the latest Legatum Prosperity Index which saw Saudi Arabia improve its prosperity more than any country in the MENA region, rising 14 ranks in 10 years. The prosperity index, in its 13th year, assessed how well 167 countries promote the economic and social well-being of their residents in three domains: inclusive societies, open economies and empowered people. "The middle 90 countries of the Index, those that rank 40th to 130th and which contain 69 percent of the world's population, is where the massive opportunity for developing...

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