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UAE’s reputation is on the rise, according to the Global Soft Power Index
Wisconsin companies may want to consider seeking export partners in the United Arab Emirates as it gains respect and attention worldwide.
UAE launches autonomous taxis
It’s the latest in a series of autonomous vehicle projects in the UAE.
UAE is cleared from a list of countries posing intellectual property concerns
Removing the UAE from the U.S. Trade Representative’s annual watch list signifies it has set tighter protections for patents, trademarks and copyrights, which could open the door for more export opportunities.
Defense and cybersecurity opportunities in the UAE and Saudi Arabia
The UAE is working to transform into an exporter and will need parts, components and machinery to achieve this; Saudi Arabia is becoming a world leader in digitization and needs cybersecurity infrastructure to match.
UAE focuses on improving its health care and laboratory services
The government is investing heavily in hopes of creating a regional hub within the Middle East.
Aerospace and defense opportunities in the UAE and Saudi Arabia
Wisconsin companies can contribute to the growth of these priority industries.
UAE focuses on developing solar power
The national strategy calls for 50% of all energy to come from clean sources by 2050.
UAE market holds promise for food exports
The country's diversity creates opportunities for exporting a broad range of foods, and the UAE also re-exports food elsewhere within the region.
UAE invests heavily in energy
Renewable energy will play an important role in meeting these targets.
UAE targets life sciences sector for growth
The UAE government is enacting policies and programs to help it become a hub for pharmaceuticals and is establishing medical research and development centers across the country.
UAE aims to be a leader in artificial intelligence
The Middle Eastern nation has created the world's first Minister of Artificial Intelligence position, and both the public and private sectors are investing in AI research and development.
UAE government focuses on renewable energy
The Middle Eastern nation has set a goal of 27 percent of its energy coming from "clean" sources by 2021.
Drones take off in the UAE
The government plans to use drones to make deliveries to residents, and has created a prize to encourage innovative uses of drones to improve daily life.
The UAE's aerospace industry on the rise
A strategic location and government investment are making the Middle Eastern nation into a global hub for air transport, and the country is also investing in space exploration.
Cosmetic and plastic surgery boom in the UAE
The country aims to host 1.3 million medical tourists per year by 2021, and needs medical equipment to support the growing industry.
Opportunities in the UAE defense and health care sectors
Wisconsin exporters should take a closer look at these strong and growing sectors.
Strong demand for alcoholic beverages in the UAE
Although sharia prohibits Muslims from purchasing and consuming alcohol, 85 percent of UAE residents are expats.
Opportunities in Middle Eastern Oil and Gas Markets
Because they have kept production costs low, the GCC countries' oil and gas sectors are well positioned to weather an economic downturn, and are expected to keep increasing output—translating into a continued need for equipment and support services.
Opportunities in the UAE Defense Sector
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the most lucrative markets for foreign defense original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and is expected to spend $52.5 billion during the period 2013-2017.
The UAE's Booming ICT Sector
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s information and communications technology (ICT) spending forecast for 2016 is expected to grow $104 billion, up from $101 billion last year. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are the front-runners in the Middle East’s spending surge on ICT. Within the region, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia are the two largest ICT markets, followed by Qatar.
UAE Beauty and Personal Care Industry Sees Rapid Growth
Sales of beauty and personal care products in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region recently surpassed the $24 billion mark, with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) dominating in terms of per capita spending.
Opportunities in the UAE "Air Care" Market
Fatemah Sherif, research analyst for Euromonitor International, reports that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) “air care” market is currently dominated by a growth in consumer appetites for scented candles. According to her, popular scents among UAE nationals and Arab expatriates in the UAE include the Arabian fragrance (Oud), with other nationalities preferring lavender, chocolate, cinnamon, sandalwood and vanilla.
The UAE's Fast-Growing Health Technology Sector
The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) life sciences sector is fueled by opportunities for innovation. The sector’s size is growing rapidly, and is expected to reach $46 billion by 2019.