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United Arab Emirates Virtual License for Non-Resident Companies

The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) unveiled a new Abu Dhabi Virtual License business registration.

Industries United Arab Emirates Government, Law and Regulation
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United Arab Emirates Smart Manufacturing Initiative

The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development announced a smart manufacturing initiative to diversify its economy and attract foreign companies.

United Arab Emirates Economic Development and Investment
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UAE Design and Construction Project Opportunities

The UAE’s construction sector is expected to recover in 2021, growing by almost 6% as delayed and stalled projects during the pandemic resume construction. 

Design and Construction United Arab Emirates
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UAE Abu Dhabi Reduction in License Fees

Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) announced reduced requirements for starting a new commercial business by 71%.

Public Sector United Arab Emirates Government, Law and Regulation
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UAE Water Project Opportunities

UAE’s water shortage and increased demand present opportunities for U.S. exporters in water technologies.

Water and Wastewater United Arab Emirates Environment and Natural Resources
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United Arab Emirates Defense Sector

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ranks among the top 15 defense spenders in the world according to Business Monitor International (BMI). 

Aerospace and Defense United Arab Emirates Trade Development
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United Arab Emirates and Hydrogen

The UAE is planning to develop a hydrogen industry ecosphere, and this may create new opportunities for U.S. companies. 

Chemicals United Arab Emirates Export Potential
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UAE Petrochemicals and Derivatives

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company is inviting U.S. petrochemicals and derivatives manufacturers to participate in the development of the Ruwais Derivatives Park.

Oil and Gas United Arab Emirates Infrastructure Development
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United Arab Emirates Space Sector

The UAE’s ambitious Space Program creates numerous export opportunities for U.S. companies to partner with the UAE government and Emirati private sector. 

Space United Arab Emirates International Cooperation
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UAE Companies Law

United Arab Emirates – Federal Companies Law is Amended to Allow 100% Foreign Ownership. 

Agribusiness United Arab Emirates Market Access
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United Arab Emirates Health IT

The United Arab Emirates is investing in Health IT products and services for electronic medical records (EMR), telemedicine, smart health & apps to improve efficiencies and improve patient health and safety. 

Healthcare United Arab Emirates Information Management
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United Arab Emirates Oil & Gas Market

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) will raise crude production capacity to 5 million barrel per day (bpd) by 2030.

Oil and Gas United Arab Emirates Business to Government
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United Arab Emirates Data Privacy

U.S. businesses in the data privacy field may provide valuable best practices to UAE regulators who are currently developing a new Federal Data Protection Law.  

Information and Communication Technology Middle East Trade Policy and Agreements
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UAE Defense Sector Opportunities

UAE defense sector spending increased by 38 percent in 2019 and is expected to remain strong in 2020, offering opportunities for U.S. companies, provided offset obligations are met.  A company incurs offset obligations if the value of the supply contract is equal to or more than $10 million, and if the value is less than $10 million, but the company already has active offset obligations.  

 

Aerospace and Defense United Arab Emirates Economic Development and Investment
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UAE Adopts 3D Printing in Aerospace Activities

U.S. companies with 3D printing capabilities that cater to aircraft parts could have an advantage in the UAE market.

 

3D Printing United Arab Emirates Trade Development