Doing Business in the United Arab Emirates

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There are many opportunities for UK Business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). UKTI can provide a wealth of information and guidance on doing business in the UAE.

This includes a:

  • Doing Business Guides

  • Sector Briefings

  • FCO Country Updates

  • Overseas Business Risk information

What are the Opportunities?

The UAE offers major business opportunities in the Middle East with the following priority sectors identified by the federal government;

  • Energy

  • Travel and tourism

  • Financial services

  • Professional services

  • Transport and logistic services

  • Construction

  • Education and healthcare

Looking at this in connection with economic data and fiscal stimulus initiatives, we judge that the main opportunities will be in oil and gas, energy, construction, mass transport, security, health and education.

Doing Business in the United Arab Emirates Guides

UKTI has produced a guide aimed at companies experienced in overseas trade who are new to doing business with the United Arab Emirates. This guide aims to provide a route map of the way ahead, together with signposts to sources of help.

  • Introduction

  • Preparing to Export

  • How to do Business

  • What are the challenges

  • Business Etiquette

  • How to invest in the UAE

  • Contacts

Want to do business in the UAE

Produced by UKTI’s Marketing team in the Middle East. ‘Want to do business in the UAE’ gives a market overview of the UAE and the main sectors of opportunity in the country

Sector Briefings

For information on your sector in the United Arab Emirates including opportunities and key contacts, please check out the latest sector briefings.

Sector Briefings for the UAE

Overseas Business Risk

Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in the UAE

Countries: United Arab Emirates
Topics: Getting Started
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