Global Competitiveness Report

Stock Market Capitalization to GDP Ratio

The Stock Market Capitalization to GDP ratio is calculated by Sum of (The Stock Market Capitalization of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and of the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) as of End of the year) divided by GDP of UAE, as follows:

  2017 2016 20152014​2013

The Stock Market Capitalization of ADX and DFM

by end of year

879,150,323,031

813,214,168,223

745,003,954,648

​788,971,105,992

​714,362,622,232

GDP of UAE

1,496,804,000,000*

1,280,761,000,000**

1,315,251,000,000***

​1,480,521,394,672***

​1,432,669,898,354***

The Stock Market Capitalization to GDP ratio

58.74% 63.49% 56.64%53.29%49.86%

* Source: IMF, Data estimated by IMF staff

** Source: The Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, Preliminary Data

*** Source: The Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority



Stock Market Total Value Traded to GDP Ratio

The Stock Market Total Value Traded to GDP is calculated by Sum of (Total Value of Stocks Traded on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and Dubai Financial Market (DFM) during the year (cumulative)) divided by GDP of UAE, as follows:

  2017 2016 20152014​2013

The Stock Market Total Value Traded during the year

158,049,747,939

178,295,788,193

208,014,704,951

525,764,662,683​

​244,514,357,153

GDP of UAE

1,496,804,000,000*

1,280,761,000,000**

1,315,251,000,000***

​1,480,521,394,672***

​1,432,669,898,354***

The Stock Market Total Value Traded to GDP Ratio

10.56% 13.92% 15.82%​35.51%17.07%

* Source: IMF, Data estimated by IMF staff

** Source: The Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, Preliminary Data

*** Source: The Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority