The UAE is the top emerging markets destination for young professionals looking to further their careers, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). The UAE beat other emerging economies such as China, Brazil, South Africa and India in WEF’s Global Shapers Annual Survey 2015.
The think tank surveyed more than 1,000 “millennials” aged between 20 and 30 from 285 cities worldwide. Respondents were asked which country they would most like to relocate to in order to advance their careers. Yemi Babington-Ashaye, head of WEF’s Global Shapers Community, said: “The Global Shapers Annual Survey 2015 provides insights into how millennials see the world. “In addition to the diversity that we observe, the survey also reminds us of those things that millennials value everywhere, such as social and economic equality.