Strengthening dollar is putting pressure on the service industry: Experts

A strengthening dollar is to putting pressure on the service industry, and being blamed for the Dubai private sector contracting. That’s according to financial experts following the latest Dubai Economy Tracker which indicated that the private sector had modest declines in February for the first time since 2010. The index is provided by Emirates NBD and is a monthly assessment of business activity. The index for February declined to 48.9 in February from 50.7 in January.

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