Venue: Dubai, UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the UK's most important trading partners and one of the fastest growing markets for UK exports. In 2018, exports to the UAE from the UK totalled more than £10.5 billion and we had a trade surplus of more than £4 billion Dubai is a regional hub and commercial capital for the Middle East, North Africa and beyond and an important market for re-export into other countries.

The majority of the UAE’s population consists of expats, including a considerable British presence. British companies operating in the UAE include BP, Shell, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, Mott McDonald, HSBC, Marks and Spencer, Waitrose and John Lewis.

Key sector opportunities
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Airports and aerospace
  • Defence and security
  • Water
  • Tourism 
  • Cyber security
  • Fintech
  • Railway     

Trade Mission Criteria 
  • Open to any company in Scotland looking to grow their international trade activity
  • Companies do not need to be a member of a Chamber of Commerce
  • Non-refundable deposit of £200 required to secure each delegate place
  • Cross-sector delegation

  • 1 day export training tailored specifically to doing business in the Netherlands (Date to be confirmed)
  • Access to SDI and NBCC contacts in market to help with making connections on the ground for one to one meeting
  • Hosting the delegation through a virtual platform
  • Chamber B2B connections, introductions and facilitated meetings

Dubai, UAE


Start: 28/09/2020
End: 30/09/2021


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