UAE. Results from the recently concluded Consumer Confidence Index survey conducted jointly by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, and research and consulting organisation YouGov shows that residents in the UAE hold an optimistic view of their personal financial future, as well as of the country’s economy.
However, a majority of surveyed employees feel that the current remuneration is not in line with the cost of living, with only 17% believing that now is a good time to buy consumer durables.
According to the Bayt.com quarterly MENA Consumer Confidence Index survey, expec
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