Pandemic prompts 'thousands of expats' to bid goodbye to Dubai

clock
Pandemic prompts 'thousands of expats' to bid goodbye to Dubai

Thousands of British expatriates in the UAE have been rendered jobless by the impact of the covid-19 lockdown on the economy, according to reports. Many have resorted to selling their possessions in an effort to raise funds before returning home, Britain's Daily Telegraph reported this week.  The paper said that "thousands of expats have been made redundant" due to the pandemic's "devastating impact" on the UAE economy. Expats form around 90% of the UAE's 9.6 million population. O...

To continue reading this article...

Join International Investment

Join International Investment today

Unlock members-only benefits:

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights, video features and market intelligence
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on international financial centres, regional trends international advice and global industry leaders
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters
  • Hear the latest cross jurisdictional developments in wealth planning, tax, regulation, investing, retirement and protection
  • Members-only access to the Editor’s weekly news roundup newsletter
  • Members-only access to analysis via our exclusive industry polls
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes

Join now

 

Already a International Investment member?

Login

Author spotlight

Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.