Scott Livermore, Chief Middle East Economist, joins Sameer Hashmi, BBC Middle East Business Correspondent to discuss the economic impact of the Dubai Expo, With more than 190 countries taking part and an expected £24bn, Scott Livermore discusses the implications of the event on the country's economy.
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Our piece about #DubaiExpo2020 that starts tomorrow. It'll be one of the largest in-person events since the pandemic. The UAE is expecting 25 million visits during the 6-month event. With the economic rivalry between the UAE & Saudi Arabia rising, the event is crucial for Dubai. pic.twitter.com/Hqbv5zcjvC— Sameer Hashmi (@sameerhashmi) September 30, 2021