The UAE has become one of the fastest-growing economies in the world as it does not only rely on its rich resources in natural gas and petroleum, but has developed and diversified the local economy to encompass construction, transportation and ICT, as well as becoming a central player in international trade.

Since the formation of the UAE in 1971, Dubai has transformed itself from an oil and gas dependent state to a broadly diversified economy based on international trade, banking, tourism, real estate and manufacturing.

Dubai has with its strategic location, state-of-the art infrastructure, tax-free living and a world class business environment now become the Middle East’s top trading hub and is the logical place to link between the East and West and the ideal base for companies targeting the markets in Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the Asian Subcontinent and the Eastern Mediterranean.

The Emirate of Dubai is virtually crime-free and provides a very high standard of living, on par with the best cities of the world. Dubai’s authorities have created an environment, which is well ordered without being unduly restrictive. As a result, Dubai offers businessmen operating conditions that are among the most liberal and attractive in the region. There are many options open to international companies seeking to establish a business relationship with Dubai.