Ras Al Khaimah Economy

RAK’s economy has continued to grow throughout the global turmoil of the last few years, thanks to a diversified and expanding economic base.

Ras Al Khaimah

The Organization

If Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is the land where beauty meets opportunity, the Investment and Development Office (IDO) is the body entrusted with maintaining and nurturing this ideal


Diversified Economic Strategy

Our diversification strategy for the future concentrates on the development of our industrial, tourism, education, and service sectors of the economy. 

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism

Ras Al Khaimah is a unique destination for visitors of all ages, thanks to its diverse landscapes and distinct natural beauty.


Ras Al Khaimah History

Ras Al Khaimah has a history stretching back to 5000 BC – it is one of the few places in the world that has been host to continuous settlement and farming communities since the Bronze Age. Read more about Ras Al Khaimah History

Ras Al Khaimah Industry

Capitalizing on its large mineral deposits, RAK has developed into the GCC's leading producer of construction materials, and is the home of RAK Ceramics, as well as a number of large cement, steel and glass manufacturers. 


Welcome to the website of The Investment and Development Office, Government of Ras Al Khaimah. The IDO is the central investment office of the Government and is tasked with a number of important mandates in support of the vision for the continued growth and development of the Emirate. Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Overview 

Ras Al Khaimah is a destination quite unlike any other; a place where traditional Arabic traditions and values abide beside a cosmopolitan outlook and rapidly developing economy.

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The Organisation

The IDO is the central office of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah, and is empowered by His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, to help drive the Emirate’s economic, social and cultural development to ensure a secure and stable future for its residentsRead More

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Invites Businesses to RAK - to watch the interview in Arabic Click here