Please spend a few minutes of your time for filling out this questionnaire. Data that you provide will go directly to the Data Management Centre of the Dubai Chamber, where individual responses will be confidential. Reports will be in the form of summaries and aggregates, with no reference to the identity of the respondents.
Survey Quarter - Quarter 4 2018
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name:*
Designation:*
Phone Number:
Fax Number:
E-mail:*
Company Name:*
Membership Number:
Economic activity:
If other, please specify:
No. of employees:
I. GENERAL BUSINESS OUTLOOK
1. Compared to the current quarter (Oct-Dec 2018), how do you expect the general business condition in Dubai to change in the next quarter (Jan-Mar 2019)?
Next quarter would be better
No change
Next quarter would be worse
II. BUSINESS EXPECTATIONS
2. How do the current quarter (Oct-Dec 2018) conditions on the factors listed below compare with the previous quarter (Jul-Sep 2018) conditions? What are your expectations for the next quarter (Jan-Mar 2019)?
i. Manpower quality/productivity
a. Current quarter condition:


b. Next quarter expectation:


ii. Total receipts/revenues
a. Current quarter condition:


b. Next quarter expectation:


iii. Total expenses
a. Current quarter condition:


b. Next quarter expectation:


iv. Rentals (office, warehouse, plant, machinery/equipment)
a. Current quarter condition:


b. Next quarter expectation:


v. Access to facilities (port, road, parking, and similar infrastructures)
a. Current quarter condition:


b. Next quarter expectation:


vi. Access to financing
a. Current quarter condition:


b. Next quarter expectation:


vii. Debt collection
a. Current quarter condition:


b. Next quarter expectation:


viii. Access to government services
a. Current quarter condition:


b. Next quarter expectation:


III. BUSINESS CONFIDENCE
3.a. What would be the level of your business confidence for the next quarter (Jan-Mar 2019)?


3.b. What would be the impact of the following factors on your business confidence for the next quarter (Jan-Mar 2019)
i. U.S. – China trade war



ii. Dollar appreciation



iii. International/regional political risk



3.c. How do you expect the above factors to affect your business activities in the next quarter (Jan-Mar 2019)?
 
IV. FACTORS LIMITING BUSINESS OPERATIONS
4. Are there factors that you expect to limit your operations in the next quarter (Jan-Mar 2019)?
Yes
No(Please proceed to Question 5)
If Yes, Please check all the factors that would be limiting your business operations next quarter.
Keen price competition














If Others, please specify:
 
V. POSSIBLE GOVERNMENT ACTION NEEDED
5. Please identify major problems that businesses face in Dubai which can be addressed by actions of the government of Dubai or by the UAE Federal government. Please list down the needed actions.
a. Problem:
a. Needed government action:
b. Problem:
b. Needed government action: