Living in United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
| Business and Economy in United Arab Emirates
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.
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including the UAE.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources
Expat.com is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for the UAE.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on the United Arab Emirates, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Expatwoman.com, www.expatwoman.com, 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.
| News and Media in United Arab Emirates
Encyclopedia of the Orient, lexicorient.com, is an online encyclopedia covering North Africa and the Middle East.
Arab News, www.arabnews.com is the website of the Middle East's largest English-language daily newspaper.
7Days, www.7days.ae, is an English-language newspaper in the UAE.
The Gulf Today is the news website of GoDubai.com.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including the United Arab Emirates.
| 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
| Travel Information for United Arab Emirates
GoDubai, www.godubai.com, provides general information about Dubai.
Dubai Tourism, www.dubaitourism.ae, 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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on the Middle East, including the UAE.