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Dubai Expo 2020 to award 47 construction contracts valued at 11b dirhams in 2017

The global trade fair, which will be the first in the Middle East, is expected to accelerate growth in Dubai to more than 5 per cent by 2020, according to estimates by the International Monetary Fund.


DUBAI'S World Expo 2020 plans to award 47 construction contracts valued at 11 billion dirhams (S$4.3 billion) this year, providing an economic boost for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) even as oil prices remain low.

The contracts, which are open to both local and foreign...

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