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Key Expatriate Websites and Resources

Business and Economy in the UAE
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Recommended Reading on the UAE
Travel Information for the UAE

 Business and Economy in United Arab Emirates

Dubai Chamber, if the business information hub for Dubai.

World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its Members, including UAE.

International Monetary Fund promotes financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its member countries. The website provides country information (including UAE) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.

American Business Council of Dubai & the Northern Emirates, P.O. Box 37068, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tel: +9714 3407566; Fax: +9714 3407565;

U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including the UAE.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources

Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for the UAE. is an online community for expatriates, has a section on the United Arab Emirates, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.,, provides useful and relevant information for women either living in Dubai or contemplating a move there. City/country profiles and many other articles here have been written by expatriate women, sharing their knowledge and experiences.

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 News and Media in United Arab Emirates

Encyclopedia of the Orient,, is an online encyclopedia covering North Africa and the Middle East.

Arab News, is the website of the Middle East's largest English-language daily newspaper.

7Days,, is an English-language newspaper in the UAE.

The Gulf Today is the news website of

Abu Dhabi Times provides coverage of the Dubai homepage from the World News network.

Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including the United Arab Emirates.

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 Recommended Reading on United Arab Emirates

Lonely Planet Dubai by Terry Carter, Lara Dunston

Spectrum Guide to the United Arab Emirates

Culture Shock! United Arab Emirates: A Guide to Customs & Etiquette by Gina L. Crocetti

Culture Shock!: Success Secrets to Maximize Business in the United Arab Emirates by Harvey Tripp, Margaret Tripp

Footprint Dubai by Zee Gilmore

Time Out Dubai: Abu Dhabi and the UAE

Lonely Planet Best of Dubai by Terry Carter

Dubai Explorer: Insiders' City Guide by Alistair Mackenzie

Living and Working in the Gulf States & Saudi Arabia by Robert Hughes, Joe Laredo

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 Travel Information for United Arab Emirates

GoDubai,, provides general information about Dubai.

Dubai Tourism,, in the website of the Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing. P.O.Box 594, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tel: +(971) (4)223 00 00; Fax: +(971) (4) 223 00 22;

Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on the Middle East, including the UAE.

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