Exporting to the United Arab Emirates

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).



A detailed guide on doing business in and with the UAE. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in UAE
  • growth potential of the market
  • trade between the UK and UAE
  • start-up and market entry considerations for the UAE
  • legal considerations in the UAE
  • tax and customs considerations in UAE
  • entry requirements for UAE
  • who to contact for more help
Published 21 March 2014
Last updated 9 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. January 2018 update covering all sections of the guide.
  2. 2015 update of exporting to UAE guide.
  3. First published.