Dubai’s business landscape
As a hyper-connected pro-business hub bridging the East and the West, Dubai offers unrivalled access to the world’s fastest-growing economies.
Dubai is projected to have a combined GDP of over US$12.8 trillion by 2030.
Non oil trade
Non-oil trade between Dubai and Africa is valued at US$34 billion having amounted to US$272 billion over the 2011–2019 period.
Supporting business growth
The emirate takes pride building its knowledge ecosystem to support businesses of tomorrow. Dubai also provides a dynamic business events setting, made up of global connectivity, modern hotels and venues, and great hospitality.
As a thriving global marketplace, Dubai attracts and fosters business growth. Its economy is now among the most diversified in the world, with oil accounting for less than 1% of GDP. Dubai also has a very favourable taxation regime with a commitment to transparency. The UAE has one of the lowest tax rates across its competitor countries with ‘nil’ rate of corporate tax and 5% VAT.
A hub for talent
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