The United Arab Emirates is located in the middle of the Arabian
Gulf, North of the equator, between latitudes 22, 26.30, and
longitudesm51, 56.30 east of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). It is bordered
from the North by Arabian Gulf, from the West by the State of Qatar and the
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , from the South by Sultanate Oman and the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia, and from the East by the Gulf of Oman. The strategic geographical
location of U.A.E. to the east of the Arab world is very important for the
security and stability of this vital part of the Arab world. The total area of
the country is 83600 sq.km. This includes an archipelago with an area about
Abu Dhabi's oil wealth has been wisely utilized to encourage a
healthy trade., non-oil industry, and commerce atmosphere. The promotion of
tourism and various tourism-related projects will elevate Abu Dhabi to a
Singaporean status in the region. Large gardens and parks, green boulevards
lining all the streets and roads, sophisticated high-rice buildings,
state-of-the-art communication services and transport, the presence of all the
international luxury hotel chains, rich shopping malls, cultural centers - all
contribute to Abu Dhabi's dynamism, vibration and splendor.
Abu Dhabi GDP growth of about 10.8%.
Future Investments of more than US $ 140 billion in new project.
Development driven by local & foreign investment.
Public / private partnership
Support for SME's
No Corporate or Personal Income Tax.
Drafting of investment law in progress.
Full tax holiday on profits, businesses and free transfer of
financial assets with absent restrictions on capital movement
Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange Market.
Advanced & well established telecommunications & IT
Members of WTO & GCC.
Customs duties imposed on goods are 5% (long list of consumer
goods, commodities & raw materials exempted).
Implementation of the GCC Customs Union (One-Point Entry from
Agreements signed with different countries on both avoidance of
double taxation & free trade.
Most advanced air & seaports services (Two Airports in Abu Dhabi
& Al-Ain), modern High-way network.
Transparency of economic information & regulations.
Free movements within UAE & GCC Countries.
Simplified procedures for acquiring trade, industrial or other
Simplified procedures for acquiring labor or visit visas.
A highly proficient banking sector with international financial
services & credit facilities.
Leading Sectors for Export and
- Defense Industry Equipment
- Oil & Gas field Machinery & Services
- Architecture/Construction/Engineering Services
- Telecommunications Equipment
- Air conditioning & Refrigeration
- Computers & Peripherals
- Automotive Parts and Service Equipment
- Electrical Generation Equipment
- Water Resources
- Construction Equipment
- Building Products
- Hotel & Restaurant Equipment
- Sporting Goods/Recreation Equipment