The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has published the ‘Future Market Trends Report 2022’, which highlights the UAE’s economic ecosystem and current consumer behaviour patterns, while also giving insights into how the UAE has made a fast recovery from the pandemic’s economic implications.
One key insight predicts post-COVID-19 GDP growth in the UAE as a result of the governmental procedures which have been adopted to cushion the pandemic’s impact, alongside support from primary sectors.
Overall, the report explores the trends, effects and opportunities that have come to be as a result of the pandemic.
Some of these opportunities include:
Longevity and convenience will converge, with consumers looking for wellbeing across everything they do.
Automation will create job security pressures but also opportunities for healthier working patterns.
We’ll also see the demand for individual solutions start to impact traditional models of food consumption, with personalized meal kits and meal substitutes becoming mainstream.
Individuals who have been excluded from the labour market can find work in the social economy.
Explore the full insights by downloading the report: