Guide

Exporting to the United Arab Emirates

Introduction

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the UK’s largest civil export market in the Middle East and 12th biggest globally.

The UAE has diversified its economy away from oil. Non-oil sectors now contribute about 70 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

The majority of the UAE population is made up of expatriates, with around 120,000 UK residents.

This guide will help you to understand the opportunities, benefits and implications of trading with the UAE, and the support which may be available to help your business.