Umm Al Quwain: Strategic Business Destination

A friendly and prosperous emirate with modern infrastructure. Umm Al Quwain is one of the seven Emirates that make up the UAE federation - one of the world's most prosperous countries. 

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Umm Al Quwain means "the mother of two strengths", referring to the emirate's two powers - land and sea.

Currently, H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mua'lla rules the emirate, with H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mua'lla as the crown prince.

Umm Al Quwain is located between the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman on the west coast, along the important trade route between Asia and India.

The emirate consists of the coastal city of Umm al-Quwain and the inland oasis town of Falaj Al Mualla, with a coastline stretching 24 km. Its area is 770 Sq. Km

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Situated in the north of the country, just 45 km from Dubai, Umm Al Quwain is renowned for its rich heritage, gorgeous desert landscape, breezy beaches, coastal mangroves, and exotic fauna. This makes it a popular leisure destination within the UAE.

Umm Al Quwain's economy depends on revenue from hotels, parks, tourism, fisheries, trading activities, manufacturing, as well as the Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQFTZ) based at two locations: Ahmed Bin Rashid Port and Umm Al Thoub. Manufacturing, tourism, and trade are given the highest importance by the emirate.

The government has launched several programs to attract foreign investment, support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and the fisheries sector.

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Umm Al Quwain is ideal for businesses motivated by value, as it offers a unique location in the UAE with a stable economy, open investment climate, low costs of living and labor, and a great destination for import and export.

The government has initiated several business programs to support local businesses and industries.

The government's policy is to strengthen partnerships with the private sector to build an economy based on knowledge, research, and development.

These factors make it a strategic business base and the best growth partner in the MENA region for any investor, with the subcontinent, Far East, and Europe all within easy reach.


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