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Business in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai

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Syllabus of the Subject

Abu Dhabi Dubai. Invest in the United Arab Emirates (Foreign Trade). Sheikha Lubna

  1. Introduction to the United Arab Emirates (Middle East)
  2. Her Excellency Sheikha Al Qasimi
  3. Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim Al-Hashimi
  1. Business in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
  2. Economy of the Emirates
    1. Economic Profile of the seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al Kaiwain
  3. International Trade of the Emirates
  4. Investment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  5. Business Opportunities in the UAE
  6. Set up a business in Dubai-United Arab Emirates
  7. Access to the Emirati market
  8. Business Plan for the United Arab Emirates

Emirati Arab Funds:

  1. Arab Gulf Programme (AGFUND)
  2. Arab Monetary Fund
  3. Abu Dhabi Fund for Development

Emirati businesspeople and enterprises:

  1. Abdul Aziz Ghurair
  2. Amina Al Rustamani
  3. Majid Al Futtaim
  4. Shaikha Al Maskari
  5. Sharjah World Book Fair
  6. Mubadala Development Company

Majid Futtaim, Leader leisure sector in the MENA region, Middle East (UAE)

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Emirati Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To identify business opportunities in the United Arab Emirates
  3. To explore the Emirati trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know the Emirati Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Emirati businesspeople and enterprises
  6. To know the Emirati development funds
  7. To develop a business plan for the Emirati market

Online Arab Student, Master International Business

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the United Arab Emirates” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: Islamic Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Emirates, Masters, International Business Trade Masters for Emirati Students.

ماجسـتير تنفيذي في التجارة الخارجية ،التسويق الدولي والتدويل

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English (or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Emirats Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Emiratos).

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in the United Arab Emirates”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

Foreign Trade and Business in the Middle East

International Trade and Business in the United Arab Emirates

Global Transport and Logistics

Transport and Logistics in the United Arab Emirates. Access to the:

  1. India-Afghanistan Corridor
  2. Kyrgyzstan-Iran Corridor
  3. China-Pakistan Corridor

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Emirati Preferential Access and Trade Agreements:

  1. The United Arab Emirates and the Arab Economic Area
  2. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    1. India-United Arab Emirates (GCC) Agreement
    2. EU-United Arab Emirates (GCC) Agreement
    3. Australia-GCC Agreement
    4. EFTA-GCC
    5. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-Singapore Agreement
  3. Indian-Ocean Rim Association
  4. Islamic Trade Preferential System
  5. Trade Agreements with India and the EU
  6. Morocco-United Arab Emirates Agreement
  7. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area (GAFTA)

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
    2. GATS
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention
  3. IRU
    1. TIR Convention
    2. Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport
  4. IMO
    1. Convention for Safe Containers
    2. Istanbul Convention
  5. Customs Convention on Containers - not a member

Islamic Organizations. Arab League

  1. Islamic Development Bank
  2. Economic Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
  3. OIC
    1. Committee for Economic Cooperation
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade
    4. Economic Centre for Islamic Countries
  4. Arab League
  5. Summit of South American-Arab Countries
  6. Asia-Middle East Dialogue
  7. Arab Trade Financing Programme
  8. Arab Development Funds
  9. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  10. Arab Bank for Africa (BADEA)
  11. Arab Gulf Programme (AGFUND)

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. Asia Cooperation Dialogue
  2. UN
  3. WB
  4. WTO
  5. IMF

  1. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a constitutional federation of seven emirates; Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah
  2. The United Arab Emirates federation was formally established in 1971
  3. Emirati population: 5.8 million people
  4. Emirati Currency: Dirham
  5. The United Arab Emirates is an elective and Presidential Federal Constitutional Monarchy
  6. Capital of the United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi
  7. Largest city of the United Arab Emirates: Dubai
  8. Area of the United Arab Emirates: 83,600 km²
  9. Independence of the United Arab Emirates: 1971 (from the UK)
  10. Official language of the United Arab Emirates: Arabic
  11. Borders of the United Arab Emirates: Oman and Saudi Arabia.
    1. Maritime borders with Iran and Qatar

Arab Monetary Fund

Religion in the United Arab Emirates:

  1. Sunni Islam
  2. Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): Maliki

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas

The United Arab Emirates belongs to the Arab Economic Area.

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Emirati Businessman

The economy of the United Arab Emirates is 62.8% free (63rd freest economy in the World - Heritage Foundation).

  1. The United Arab Emirates is a Frontier Market
  2. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ranks seventh in the Middle East/North Africa region (MENA)
  3. Notwithstanding the effects of the global financial crisis, the economy of the United Arab Emirates remains robust, protected by significant foreign financial assets obtained in the age of high petroleum revenues
  4. Petroleum revenue of the United Arab Emirates represents a small proportion of the GDP
  5. The Logistics sector of the United Arab Emirates represents 10% of the non-petroleum GDP
  6. The Port of Dubai are the third largest re-export hub (after Hong Kong and Singapore)
  7. The main economic sectors of Dubai are tourism, services (Information Technology, international logistics, and international finance)
    1. New Dubai International Financial Centre
  8. The currency of the Emirates: UAE dirham (AED)

Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim Al-Hashimi Minister of the Emirates

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

International Trade of United Arab Emirates.

As the leading regional international hub, the Emirate of Dubai offers access to a regional and local market of exceptional business potential for foreign companies:

  1. A large market: 17 billion dollars in imports annually
  2. A growing market: imports of Dubai have duplicate since 1989
  3. A strategic location at the heart of one of the richest regions in the World, linked by 170 shipping lines and 86 airlines
  4. A diversified market: business opportunities for products and services exporters
  5. Dubai is an open market without exchange controls, quotas or international trade barriers

Dubai presents huge business opportunities for the international trade, transport and regional distribution, manufacturing, and regional branch.

EENI delivers to HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal a Master Honoris Causa.

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