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Welcome to Abu Dhabi. Where opportunity meets innovation

One of the fastest-growing economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Abu Dhabi contributes over 62% of the UAE national GDP (2023) while setting a clear vision for growth by doubling down its efforts to achieve ambitious socio-economic targets.
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Overview

Abu Dhabi enjoys a geographical position that offers unrivaled global connectivity.

Located at the intersection of Europe, Asia, and Africa, in a time zone suitable to over 75 countries, Abu Dhabi offers world-class logistics infrastructure and connectivity, with 80% of the world’s population just an 8-hour flight away.


A Thriving Business Ecosystem

Abu Dhabi has a thriving business ecosystem supported by an investor-friendly environment, a progressive regulatory framework, dynamic capital markets, and a favorable tax system.

With residents from over 200 nationalities, Abu Dhabi is home to diverse and multi-lingual skilled talents.

Residents enjoy suitable frameworks to pursue their ambitions of choice.

Favorable Tax Environment

In addition to having one of the lowest corporate taxes, Abu Dhabi is positioned among the top 10 globally for GDP per capita.

Today, amidst global economic changes, the Emirate remains one of the world’s most reliant economies. With a proven track-record of investment opportunities across industries, Abu Dhabi is a trusted partner for new and growing businesses.

Benefit from Abu Dhabi's progressive tax environment that offers attractive tax deductions for eligible research and development activities, empowering businesses to drive innovation and enhance efficiency.

A Growing Community. A Robust Economy.

Abu Dhabi flourishes as a secure and vibrant Emirate with a keen focus on high quality of life. It offers residents opportunities across diverse industries, fosters safety, and creates a welcoming environment for living and working.

0%

 Tax on income

9th

Worldwide in Global Cities Outlook by Kearney, 2021

53.4%

contribution of non-oil sector to Abu Dhabi GDP, with 9.1% growth in 2023.

4th

Best place to work for expats
HSBC Expat Explorer Report, 2021

2nd

Safest for women in the Middle East
Women Peace and Security Index 2023, Georgetown University
CENTRAL LOCATION

Abu Dhabi is an international centre for businesses – a vibrant, globally competitive and entrepreneurial Emirate that strives to generate opportunities for talents, business owners, and investors alike..

What makes Abu Dhabi, the place to be
ECONOMY

Top 10

income per capita globally

Through reliable growth, Abu Dhabi’s economy has proven its strength and stability. (Ranking by the World Bank, 2023)

PEOPLE

2.2 million

residents

Abu Dhabi is home to residents from over 200 nationalities

BUSINESS

1st

in for ease of business

UAE was ranked 1st in the Middle East in the Ease of Doing Business Report, by the World Bank.

Inclusive and welcoming to international talent, Abu Dhabi is one of the most robust economies and one of the best investment destinations in the region.

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