A member of the World Trade Organization since 1996, the UAE supports open trade and has stable trade relations with countries throughout the world. Thanks to its open economy, attractive business environment and continued economic growth, the UAE has emerged as a key international trade hub between East and West.

As part of its initiatives to create an open, diverse economy, the UAE government empowers young people to find innovative solutions to pressing challenges in business, government, science and beyond. This emphasis on innovation, as well as the UAE’s business-friendly policies, contributes to the UAE’s thriving tech ecosystem and dynamic startup culture, which also creates an exciting business environment for potential investors.