ECONOMY

Aden’s economy had benefitted by being a port, especially being a free port, and being part of the British Empire, so there was frequent trade between Yemen and India. Also, the port was the stop ships had to take when entering the Bab-el-Mandeb; this was how cities like Mecca had received goods by ship. Yemen Airlines, the national airline of South Yemen, had its head office in Aden. On 15 May 1996, Yemen Airlines merged with Yemenia

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTLED/Resources/339650-1194284482831/4356163-1211318886634/Aden.pdf

Aden reached its peak economically during late 50’s and early 60’s.  The port was the 3rd busiest in the world.  It was a leader in many aspects such as health, education, trade….etc.   But after independence in 1967 and after the closure of the Suez Canal, sharp decline in the trade activities of  the harbor.  After Independence the city was held by the left extremists which resulted in sharp drop

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