This is a rare case in which an Arab country (especially in the Gulf) is part of any significant global supply chain. (There are few examples at all of a GCC company producing anything that successfully competes globally.) The UAE is probably doing this at a loss, and we’ll see how it works out (how long before the first Boeing crashes due to a defect in this part?), but, still, quite an accomplishment.
Intelligent economic development in the UAE
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