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Free trade with a laser focus on the future

Sun, June 14, 2020

A global gateway for trade across Europe, MENA and Asia, with unrivalled connectivity and a pro-business government geared for growth and collaboration.

A global gateway for trade across Europe, MENA and Asia, with unrivalled connectivity and a pro-business government geared for growth and collaboration.

Dubai is the pro-business nexus between East and West.

From Fortune 500s to aspiring unicorns, today’s leaders and tomorrow’s pioneers share a common reality on the best global choice for their growth.

Exports

US$32 bn

exports

A major trade hub and re-export capital, Dubai reported exports of US$ 32 billion in the first half of 2019.

Re-exports

US$84 bn

re-exports

Dubai also reported re-exports of US$84 billion in the first half of 2019, with China, India and the US remaining the top three trading partners.

Overview
01
Global gateway for trade and enterprise
Strategic geographical positioning and an advanced logistical network make Dubai a global gateway for trade across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
02
Model economic free zones made for trade
The UAE is home to 45 free zones. Having attracted a larger share of trade and FDI than any other comparable programme in the world, this model is now being adopted around the world.
03
Best in class infrastructure
Dubai is home to the world's busiest airport and world class port facilities, setting a global standard in logistics and infrastructure.
04
A growing economy
Evolving logistics corridors and an innovative marketplace built for the future of trade make Dubai a key hub for high-volume business traffic.
05
A gateway to developing markets
Smart systems and advanced connectivity support Dubai’s position as a global economic and business hub.
06
A bright future driven by trade and tech advances
World-leading commodities trade and accelerating economic diversification fuels human and financial investment and builds an innovative business environment.

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