The UAE UK Business Council (UUBC)


The UAE UK Business Council (UUBC) is the premier business-led organization dedicated to facilitating greater trade and investment between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Kingdom (UK). The UAE and the UK have a long-standing historical relationship.  The cooperation agreements in place between our 2 countries reflects the depth and strength of these relationships.  The UUBC uses the networks created by this long-standing relationship to provide its members with access to senior decision makers in business and government and aim to strengthen bilateral trade and investment. 


What We Offer

UAE UK Business Council - What We Offer
WORKING GROUPS

We have 5 working groups that take forward the ideas and suggestions of the Business Council and provide a voice to companies, not on the Business Council.

UAE UK Business Council - What We Offer
Membership

Our Members include large corporate companies, SMEs, Government representatives, Institutions and Business Organisations. 

UAE UK Business Council - What We Offer
About Us

We met for the first time in 2011 and have met twice a year ever since, alternating between the UAE and the UK, with the aim of increasing bilateral trade.


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EVENTS

Find out about events run by the Business Council

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BUSINESS ADVICE

Key advice for anyone trading in the UAE or UK  

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OBJECTIVES

We aim to increase bilateral trade between the UAE & the UK

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UAE-UK TRADE INVESTMENT

The UAE is the UK’s 18th largest trading partner


Past Events


Sir Ed Lister and HE Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh at the 18th Plenary of the UAE-UK Business Council, 12 November 2020.

Sir Ed Lister and HE Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh at the 18th Plenary of the UAE-UK Business Council, 12 November 2020.

News &
Events

The UAE-UK Business Council will be hosting its 18th Plenary Meeting on 12 November which will be Co-Chaired by His Excellency Ahmed Al Sayegh, Minister of State to the UAE Cabinet and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Markets and Sir Edward Lister, Chief Strategic Adviser to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

2021 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Business Council’s founding, and, over the year ahead, it will focus on harnessing new partnerships in innovation, future tech and 4th industrial revolution applications, education, culture and skills, healthcare, energy and sustainable growth and industry and infrastructure. In addition the Business Council will run a series of campaigns on priority areas such as food security and space, where there is strong potential for closer engagement between UK and UAE businesses and innovators.

The Business Council will also be expanding its membership in order to include more SMEs and entrepreneurs.

More details and a full report of the Plenary will be published here next week


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