Abu Dhabi "City of Opportunity"
Identified by PwC as one of 27 cities at the "center" of the world economy.
The Emirate of Abu Dhabi has featured in a study of the world's most prominent cities.
Published jointly by PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and the Partnership for New York City, Cities of Opportunity 2012 establishes a framework for comparing the impact of social and economic factors on the future development of the largest urban centres.
The report's authors highlighted the growing importance of the construction industry which currently accounts for 12.3 per cent of employment in the Emirate.