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Dubai to launch consumer confidence index by year-end

The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) is planning to launch a quarterly Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) by the end of this year to evaluate consumer impressions on the state of the economy and the key drivers of consumer behaviour, Khaleej Times has reported. Sami Al Qamzi, director general of the DED has said that the index is intended to provide a realistic assessment of consumer perceptions on economic changes as well as their future intentions and expectations.