UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Region: MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
128
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21
Global Rank: 
18
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Region Rank:

The United Arab Emirates’ IPRI score remained the same at 7.3 placing it 2nd in the Middle East and North Africa region and 21st in the world. The UAE is classified by the IMF as part of the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) group and the World Bank as a high income non-OECD nation. The UAE is a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the (Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex decreased by 0.1 to 7.0 with scores of 7.7 in Judicial Independence, 6.4 in Rule of Law, 6.6 in Political Stability, and 7.5 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 7.9 with scores of 7.4 in Property Rights, 10.0 in Registering Property, and 6.2 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score remained the same at 6.9 with scores of 7.5 in Intellectual Property, 6.4 in Copyright Piracy, and no score for Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.3 21 of 128 2 of 18
Legal and Political 7.0 25 of 128 2 of 18
Physical 7.9 4 of 128 2 of 18
Intellectual 6.9 25 of 128 2 of 18


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.0 25 of 128 2 of 18
Judicial Independence 7.7 22 of 128 3 of 18
Rule of Law 6.4 38 of 128 4 of 18
Political Stability 6.6 25 of 128 2 of 18
Control of Corruption 7.5 25 of 128 1 of 18


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.9 4 of 128 2 of 18
Protection of Physical Property 7.4 25 of 128 2 of 18
Registering Property 10.0 4 of 127 2 of 18
Access to Loan 6.2 3 of 128 2 of 18


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.9 25 of 128 2 of 18
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 7.5 22 of 128 2 of 18
Patent Protection
Copyright Protection 6.4 22 of 104 2 of 17
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9 NETHERLANDS 8.0
10 CANADA 8.0
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