Why Abu Dhabi?

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Entrepreneurial Mindset

Enabling business ecosystem ranked number one in the region and 12th internationally for ease of doing business.

Favorable Tax Environment

In addition to 100% foreign ownership, full repatriation of profits and capital, Abu Dhabi offers 0% income tax and 0% corporate tax.

Free zones

Abu Dhabi’s specialized free zone network offers easy business set-up and support for companies and startups.

Innovation hub

Robust accelerator programs, incubators and state-of-the-art R&D centers make Abu Dhabi a cut above the rest in its commitment to offering growth opportunities to innovation-led businesses.

Investment opportunities

Eager investors and partners

Exceptional quality of life

Ranked safest city in the world for five years running
(Numbeo Safety City Index, 2020)

The UAE capital

The political and cultural heart of the UAE

Prime location

A natural link between east and west– Abu Dhabi offers unrivaled connectivity with 80 percent of the world’s population within
an eight-hour flight.


With 16 universities and immigration processes designed to make it easy for skilled workers and individuals with higher education degrees to obtain work permits, Abu Dhabi is a competitive destination for the
world’s top talent.

Thriving financial sector

Abu Dhabi is home to an award-winning international financial center, a thriving capital market and three of the world’s largest
sovereign wealth funds