UAE: Abu Dhabi Economy

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Central Bank of the UAE (02) 665 2220 Emirates Securities & Commodities Authority (02) 627 4600 Federal Authority for Identity & Citizenship (02) 495 5555 Federal Transport Authority (02) 418 2222 Telecommunications Regulatory Authority 80012 Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries (02) 666 2781 Ministry of Cabinet Affairs & the...


ETIQUETTE & DRESS: Hospitality is a key part of Emirati culture. Long greetings before meetings, whether for business or socialising, are important. In Abu Dhabi it is common for men to shake hands in business settings, and exchanging business cards is fairly informal. However, it is advisable not to shake a woman’s hand...

Chapter | Security, Aerospace & Defence from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2019

The UAE continues to spend heavily on its military capabilities, while at the same time pushing to expand its domestic defence-related manufacturing industries, as a means both to better protect its own national security and to contribute to diversifying its economy away from oil and gas. Significant agreements point to the long-term success of the goal of developing a domestic industry, even...

Chapter | Trade & Investment from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2019

In both Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE, diversification away from the hydrocarbons sector is a key component of economic planning, and the emirate is moving to increase the role of non-oil exports in its trading profile. This will largely be supported by continued investment in the emirate’s port infrastructure, industrial and free zones, and the connectivity between the two. Agreements with...

Chapter | The Guide from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2019

The guide contains listings of some of the leading hotels and resorts in Abu Dhabi and contacts for important government offices and services. It also contains useful tips and information for first-time or regular and business and leisure visitors alike.

Chapter | Economy from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2019

Abu Dhabi is the largest of the emirates that comprise the UAE, in terms of both its land mass and economy, and home to the majority of the country’s energy production and reserves. According to Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD), its economy expanded at a rate of 31.7% in 2005 and 32.3% in 2011 in nominal terms. Given the current environment, in which oil prices remain below the $100 mark...

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