Abu Dhabi Business Center
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...
Industrial Development
The Industrial Development Bureau is a major contributor to economic diversification, by stimulating steady growth that is less...

About Journeys


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.

Program of Industrial Sector Motivation through Electric Tariff

Initiatives of Industrial Sector Motivation through Electric Tariff aims to promote competitiveness and develop investments in Abu Dhabi as a first option for industrial companies having high-level automation and productivity and high economic impact by increasing the production of industrial facilities, enhancing their economic impact and, and raising energy use efficiency.
Five incentives:
  • Reduce operational costs of the manufacturer
  • Boost productivity of the manufacturer
  • Enhance competitiveness of the manufacturing facilities
  • Encourage the technological transformation of the manufacturing facilities
  • Contributes on energy efficiency for the manufacturing facilities

Chairman's Message

H.E. Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi

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...


  • H.E. Rashed Abdulkarim Al Blooshi, Undersecretary of ADDED

    17 Feb 2020


    IDB’s Industrial Activity report shows 57% growth in Industrial facilities operating in Abu Dhabi in 2019
  • H.E. Mohammed Munif Al Mansouri, Executive Director, ADDED’s IDB

    10 Feb 2020


    11% increase in the number of industrial facilities that complied with Abu Dhabi’s occupational safety and health standards, says ADDED’s IDB
  • Chairman

    20 Jan 2020


    ADDED achievements report 2019
  • Hassantuk Workshop

    12 Jan 2020


    IDB implements Hassantuk fire safety monitoring system to industrial facilities