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Abu Dhabi Business Centre
Established in March 2013, Abu Dhabi Business Center aims to provide an ideal environment that contributes to making Abu Dhabi a...
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Industrial Development
The Industrial Development Bureau is a major contributor to economic diversification, by stimulating steady growth that is less...

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Business Journeys

Business journeys enables you to register your business in Abu Dhabi in a simple and fast way and guide you towards setting up your operations. This is your one-stop shop to complete the end-to-end process of starting and operating a business in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi local content program (ADLC)

Abu Dhabi local content program (ADLC)

The Abu Dhabi Local Content Program (ADLC) aims to direct government spending towards the development of local content in all its components at the local economy level for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the program also aims to improve the government procurement procedures in order to achieve development goals defined by economic visions, strategies and plans in accordance with the regulations in force.The program will encourage companies and factories participating in government tenders to increase their economic contribution in Abu Dhabi through on three main components: Emiratization, investment and locally procured goods and services.



Chairman's Message

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H.E. Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi

Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development

The economy of Abu Dhabi has occupied an outstanding position and attained a high level of competitiveness in many sectors thanks to the excellent performance delivered by the non-oil sectors – especially those on which Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 has focused and set their contribution to the GDP to become 64% by 2030 – which have already contributed to more than 50% of the Emirate GDP.

Strategic & Executive Plans

Propose the strategic and executive plans for the economic sector in the Emirate Article 3 of Law No. 7 of the year 2018, approve them from the...

Policies & Regulations

Organise all the aspects of the economic sector by establishing policies, criteria, regulations, decisions, and executive and operational circulars...

Reports & Analytics

Deliver periodic reports and analytical studies on the Department's competence to Abu Dhabi Executive Office. Undertake any other functions or tasks...

News

  • DED Building

    08 Apr 2020

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    ADDED issues circular directing stores consumable products, pharmacies, health care providers and bakeries in Abu Dhabi to operate at least till 12 mid-night seven days a week
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  • H.E. Rashed Abdulkarim Al Blooshi, Undersecretary of ADDED

    08 Apr 2020

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    ADDED announces ‘Abu Dhabi Local Content’ program to cover 1,244 government tenders worth AED 15 billion
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  • ADDED Chairmen

    06 Apr 2020

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    ADDED urges local business sector to practice digital commerce by obtaining an e-commerce license
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  • DED Building

    05 Apr 2020

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    Abu Dhabi businesses can now access all DED commercial licences through TAMM
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