Doing business in the United Arab Emirates
Take your business to the next level. Explore opportunities to grow your footprint in the UAE with the help of our Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), and read more about the trade relationship between the two countries, market facts and other insights.
Iran is also served from the UAE. Please note that because we do not have offices in Iran, we have only a limited capacity to provide services in that market.
Getting started in the UAE
Prepare for business ventures in the UAE with our resources for export-readiness tools, funding programs and market guides.
- Canadian exports to the UAE:
- Canadian imports from the UAE:
- Foreign direct investment in Canada:
- Canadian direct investment in the UAE:
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Based on our knowledge of the market in the UAE, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:
- Agriculture, Food & Beverages
- Clean Technologies
- Defence and Security
- Forestry and Wood Products
- Infrastructure, Building Products and Related Services
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Life Sciences
- Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
Learn more about specific sectors and opportunities.
Access general information about the business environment, including etiquette and market overview.
Get introduced to the right people, and connect with potential business partners and clients by participating in an event.
Business travel references, documents, guides and tips.
Trade offices in the UAE
Abu Dhabi Mall
9th Floor, West Trade Tower
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 (0)2 6940 300
Fax: +971 (0)2 6940 398
Office Hours: Sun - Thurs: 0800-1600 (E.S.T.: +8)
- Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE
19th Floor, Emirates Towers
Sheik Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: (011-971)4 404-8444
Fax: (011-971)4 404-8556
Office Hours: Sun - Thur: 0800-1600 (E.S.T.: +8)
- Dubai and the Northern Emirates
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