Exporting to United Arab Emirates

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Exporting to United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a growing world financial centre and trade hub, with GDP growth rate at around 4% a year. With a total population of just 9 million, UAE is a high income and one of the richest nations in the world. UAE is actively seeking ways to diversify its economy in the long term, as it is heavily reliant on oil exports as a primary revenue stream at the moment. The country is investing into sustainable energy, education and science.

UAE imposes a 5% tax on imported goods, in accordance with the Unified Customs Law (ULC). United Arab Emirates main imports are pearls and other precious metals and stones, machinery, sound recorders and transport vehicles. UAEs import partners are China, India and the United States.

With a large expatriate population and one of the most liberal trade nations in the Gulf, a UK business exporting to UAE could have many advantages, including its proximity to other Gulf markets, there is no taxation on personal income and capital gains, and it’s ranked thirty-first  in the World Bank’s ease of doing business report.

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1.00 GBP
British Pound
1.00 GBP = 4.7656 AED
=
4.7656 AED
Emirati Dirham
1.00 AED = 0.20983 GBP

Country Profile

CapitalUnited Arab Emirates???????? ??????? ??????? (Arabic)Dawlat-al-Im?r?t al-'Arab?yah al-Mutta?idah Flag Emblem Anthem:???? ????? "??iy Bil?d?""Long Live my Nation" Location of United Arab Emirates(green) in the Arabian Peninsula(white) Abu Dhabi
Population 5,779,760
Area 83,600  km2 (32,300 sq mi)
km2 (114th)
Currency UAE dirham
GDP
Languages Arabic, English

United Arab Emirates: Imports Profile

Imports from United Arab Emirates

Imports from United Arab Emirates: $274 billion
Import commodities:Machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food
Top import destinations:China 15.5%, India 12.7%, United States 9.6%, Germany 6.8%, United Kingdom 4.3% (2015)
GDP growth (annual %)

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Country Profile

CapitalUnited Arab Emirates???????? ??????? ??????? (Arabic)Dawlat-al-Im?r?t al-'Arab?yah al-Mutta?idah Flag Emblem Anthem:???? ????? "??iy Bil?d?""Long Live my Nation" Location of United Arab Emirates(green) in the Arabian Peninsula(white) Abu Dhabi
Population 5,779,760
Area 83,600  km2 (32,300 sq mi)
km2 (114th)
Currency UAE dirham
GDP
Languages Arabic, English

0.22

Econ Complexity 61st of 184
1980
2015

$147B

Exports 30th of 221
1980
2015

$217B

Imports 19th of 221
1980
2015

$70k

GDP Per Capita 7th of 184
1990
2015
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