Canada and the UAE enjoy a prosperous relationship

In 2022, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was Canada’s largest merchandise export market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and Canada’s 21st globally, with $1.8 billion of merchandise exports. The UAE ranks among the top 10 largest source countries for FDI to Canada.

Canada was Dubai’s top source country for FDI capital to Dubai in 2022. The country accounted for 41 per cent of the total value of investment flows. More than 200 Canadian companies have an operational presence in the UAE. It is estimated that 40,000 Canadians live and work in the UAE.

The Canada-UAE Business Council (CUBC)

Our C-level members are leaders in their respective sectors and in this important bilateral relationship. They are investing, building, creating jobs, and operating major assets within each country’s borders.

The CUBC aims to increase these activities, to celebrate them, and to open doors to new possibilities.

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Our vision

Our Vision is to achieve the shared goal of enhancing economic prosperity for both countries.

The Canada-UAE Business Council is the premier business-led organisation promoting trade and investment between Canada and the UAE.

Our Mission is to facilitate long-term relationships and strategic initiatives that will improve overall bilateral market-accessibility and will increase diverse trade and investment opportunities.

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Our members are senior decision-makers of best-in-class private corporations and organisations

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  • AIM Congress
    April 15, 2024

    AIM Congress

    We are delighted to announce that the Canada-UAE Business Council is an official Partner of the 13th edition of AIM Congress 2024 taking place from May 7-9, 2024 at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi.

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  • Canadian Hydrogen Convention
    April 15, 2024

    Canadian Hydrogen Convention

    The Canadian Hydrogen Convention will take place April 23-25, 2024 at the Edmonton Convention Centre. It will convene energy executives, government officials and Indigenous leaders to build Canada’s low-carbon energy future.

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  • World Future Energy Summit
    April 15, 2024

    World Future Energy Summit

    Taking place from April 16-18, 2024 at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, the World Future Energy Summit is a global think tank, powered by global innovation, pioneering minds and groundbreaking insights.

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