UAE has highest level of economic freedom in the Arab world, report shows
The UAE and Bahrain have the highest levels of economic freedom in the Arab world, a report shows. The report, released by the Fraser Institute, aims to assess financial security, market regulation and freedoms on trading internationally. The Emirates improved its score from last year's report, moving from second place to joint first with Bahrain. Algeria was ranked as having the worst economic freedom in the region, followed closely by Mauritania and Syria.