British Centres for Business
501, 5th Floor
Block B, Business Village,
Port Saeed, Deira,
PO Box 123885
‘Buy British’ you’re told. Help support local businesses, grow the domestic economy and reduce imports.
It’s no different in the UAE.
There is a strong preference for local suppliers here.
That is increasingly espoused through the formal procurement policies of government departments and large companies, where a UAE trade licence is essential to even get on the tender list.
Free zone or onshore? Dubai or Abu Dhabi? LLC or Branch? Registered agency? There are myriad ways of developing a local presence & not all will be right for your company and what you plan to do in the region. The BCB can help you to evaluate your options and make the right decision.
Dubai’s Hotels: Department of International Trade Briefing
The Hotel Show is the region’s most comprehensive B2B showcase of the latest hospitality products and services from interior design, catering, equipment, tech and everything in between. Read more
A UK delegation will be attending Gulfood 2018, the largest annual F&B event in the world and we’re excited to be supporting it. Click here to learn how you can register to attend.
VAT in the UAE: September update from the BCB
Click here to read the latest news and information that we’ve gleaned on the subject this month.