Qatar National Vision 2030, a development plan launched in 2008 spearheaded the country's economic diversification in non-oil sectors and brought in many changes in foreign investment policies and procedures over the years.
With 1.4 million citizens, 3.3 million expatriates and 6 per cent of global oil reserves, Kuwait is a rich country with a bounty of natural resources, a global top ten oil exporter.
For centuries, Oman has been engaged in overseas trading with its marine business vessels navigating across African, European and Asian shores.
Essentially an oil-based economy, Saudi Arabia enjoys a great global reputation as a business-friendly nation. The country is a member of several international institutions including WTO, G20, GCC, OPEC etc.
Singapore's origin as a financial hub can be traced back to the British colonial time and the sea city in recent years has attracted many tourists