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Trade and Commerce with the US

Trade and Commerce with the US

Leading Market for US Exports

The UAE is the United States's largest export market in the Middle East, with $15.9 billion in exports in 2011. All 50 states export to the UAE.Learn more about Trade and Commerce with the US


Hedayah highlighted for its work to counter violent extremism

A Washington Post columnist applauds UAE-based think tank Hedayah for its efforts to counter violent extremism worldwide

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'Choking ISIL’s funding is a vital strategy'

The National discusses UAE's three-pronged strategy in combating extremists, including disrupting funding to ISIL and other similar groups.

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Ambassador Al Otaiba stresses the importance of creating economic opportunities and improving education to combat terrorism

At the launch of the new Harvard Kennedy School Emirates Leadership Initiative, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba stressed the need to address and eliminate the root causes of violent extremism. 

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UAE and United States sign MOU at Strategic Energy Dialogue

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and UAE Minister of Energy Suhail Al Mazrouei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) reaffirming their commitment to a strong bilateral energy relationship, joint cooperation and exchange of ideas in the areas of energy and the energy-water nexus.

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Ambassador Al Otaiba discusses the UAE’s role in coalition airstrikes against ISIL

In an interview with MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba discussed the UAE’s role in the US-led coalition’s airstrikes against ISIL, as well as the role for moderate Arab nations fighting terrorism. See Full Story.

In Focus
UAE Commitment to Combating Extremism
The UAE strongly condemns Islamic extremism in all of its forms, and is actively participating with the US and other partners in the international coalition confronting ISIL.
UAE-US Relations
The UAE and US are reliable allies with shared strategic interests in the security, economic and social-cultural arenas.
Establishing a Business
The UAE has one of the most open economies in the world. Learn more about the different ways to do business there.
US Universities in the UAE
The UAE is proud to partner with numerous US universities to improve education and promote cross-cultural understanding.
Dubai Expo 2020

Dubai will host the World Expo in 2020 under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. "BE PART OF IT", explore what Dubai Expo has planned for the global community to come together and explore creative solutions in Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity on the Expo's website and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.