Through its progressive and dynamic ecosystem, the emirate is empowering companies to flourish and succeed.
Investment potential for business
What’s more, Dubai’s global trade continues to boom.
Ease of doing business
This reflects not just ease of setting up, but its established trade and industry networks and multi-sectoral eﬀorts that have been made to increase eﬃciency.
Initiatives for success
Smart Dubai Office has launched over 130 initiatives in partnership with government and private sector entities. Some key initiatives include the Dubai Data Initiative, the Dubai Blockchain Strategy, the Happiness Agenda, the Dubai A.I. Roadmap and the Dubai Paperless Strategy, which are all aimed at making business more efficient, effective and less time intensive.
Smartest city in 2021
Dubai has an ambitious goal to be the world’s smartest city by 2021. And savvy businesses realise the region has become an international magnet for tech-based businesses. According to the latest Smart Cities Index, Dubai is now one of the world’s top five cities using tech to improve residents’ lives.
AI and IoT
The emirate is leveraging emerging technologies and initiatives such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) to make business more personalised, seamless, and impactful.
The future belongs to those who can imagine it, design it and execute it. Dubai is built for business within a safe and secure environment that continues to bring companies from all continents to its shores.
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Positioned at the nexus of the East and West, Dubai is a futuristic and thriving hub for global trade.
Fast growth market
As a dynamic marketplace, Dubai's economy is now among the most diversified in the world.
Long term vision
Dubai's bold vision for the future sets the city apart as a fast-paced and forward looking metropolis.
Global financial hub
Dubai's infrastructure and regulatory environment make it the leading financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
City of innovation
Known as "the city of the future", Dubai is a leading centre for research and development (R&D) in emerging industries.
Our industry guides explore Dubai’s key sectors and introduce the fundamentals of doing business and investing in Dubai.