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United Arab Emirates: country study guide

Author: Oleynik, Igor S. ; Alexander, Natasha ; Cherepanya, KarlPublisher: International Business Publications, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 225 p. : Graphs/Ill./Photos ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780739744574Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Print HC500.21 .U34 U34 2005
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United Arab Emirates Country Study Guide Table of Contents UAE: STRATEGIC AND DEVELOPMENT PROFILES......................................................................... 8 STRATEGIC PROFILE...............................................................................................................................8 COUNTRY OVERVIEW.................................................................................................................................. 8 ECONOMIC OVERVIEW.............................................................................................................................8 Geography................................................................................................................................................. 8 People................................................................................................................................................... 9 Government............................................................................................................................................. 11 Economy................................................................................................................................................... 13 Communications...................................................................................................................................... 14 Transportation................................................................................................................................... 15 Military.................................................................................................................................................... 15 Transnational Issues........................................................................................................................... 16 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR UNDERSTANDING UAE........................................................ 17 THE FEDERATION OF THE UAE.......................................................................................................... 17 BASIC DATA..................................................................................................................................................... 20 PEOPLE..............................................................................................................................................21 HISTORY.......................................................................................................................................................... 21 GOVERNMENT.......................................................................................................................................... 22 Principal Government Officials.............................................................................................................. 22 POLITICAL CONDITIONS...................................................................................................................... 23 DEFENSE................................................................................................................................................23 ECONOMY....................................................................................................................................................24 FOREIGN RELATIONS..............................................................................................................................25 US-UAE RELATIONS.................................................................................................................................. 25 Travel.......................................................................................................................................................26 HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL NAHYAN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, SUPREME COMMANDER OF THE ARMED FORCES................................... 27 BASIC PROFILE........................................................................................................................................ 28 BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS...........................................................................................................................29 SHEIKH ZAYED PRESIDENT OF THE UAE..........................................................................................35 ZAYED: MAN OF TREMENDOUS ACHIEVEMENTS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT......49 Fast Steps Towards a Bright Future................................................................................................... 49 Human Resources Development in ADNOC..........................................................................................51 Preserving the Environment.................................................................................................................... 52 FOREIGN POLICY.....................................................................................................................................53 The Arab oil is not dearer than Arab blood......................................................................................... 58 Zayed's Sayings:...................................................................................................................................... 60 SELECTED OFFICIAL STATEMENTS AND SPEECHES.................................................................... 62 Speech by His Highness Sheikh Zayed Ben Sultan Al-Nahyyan At the Emergency Arab Summit....... 62 SELECTED MATERIALS.........................................................................................................................64 ZAYED: MAKER OF MODERN UAE..................................................................................................... 64 Zayed : Father of a nation and a statesman par excellence............................................................... 70 ACCESSION DAY 2002 / ZA YED-ACHIEVEMENTS............................................................................75 ACCESSION DAY / 2002: DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING..................................................................80 ACCESSION DAY 2002 / UAE ARMED FORCES................................................................................. 83 ACCESSION DAY 2002 / UAE RCS........................................................................................................ 85 ACCESSION DAY 2002 /ABU DHABI MUNICIPALITY........................................................................89 ACCESSION DAY 2002 / KHALIFA COMMITTEE...............................................................................93 National Day/30th anniversary/foreign policy.......................................................................................95 UAE makes major strides in agricultural development......................................................................... 100 UAE National Day/30 th Anniversary/Celebration............................................................................... 103 National Day /30 th anniversary / Environment.................................................................................... 107 National Day/30th anniversary/ZCCF................................................................................................ 112 National Day /30 th anniversary / Economy.......................................................................................... 116 National Day /30 th anniversary / Etisalat......................................................................................... 119 National Day/30th anniversary/Dubai ports...................................................................................... 121 NCC- Democratic Institution with Islamic foundations- Accession Day Feature................................. 123 Zayed Foundation - a helping hand for needy.................................................................................... 125 Industrial Developments in the UAE..................................................................................................... 127 UAE lays ground for Internet economy (feature).................................................................................. 131 King Abdullah and Sheikh Zayed discuss efforts to revive peace process............................................ 135 GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.......................................................................137 Structure of Government........................................................................................................................ 138 Membership in Other Organizations:................................................................................................ 139 COUNCIL OF MINISTERS..................................................................................................................... 139 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FEDERAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS..........................................140 STRATEGIC INFORMATION ON UAE EMIRATES.......................................................................... 140 SEVEN EMIRATES............................................................................................................................... 140 Abu Dhabi.............................................................................................................................................. 140 Dubai...................................................................................................................................................... 141 Sharjah............................................................................................................................................ 141 Ajman........................................................................................................................................................ 142 Umm al-Qaiwain.................................................................................................................................... 142 Ras al-khaimah.................................................................................................................................... 142 Fujairah....................................................................................................................................... 143 SELECTED STRATEGIC INFORMATION ON EMIRATES.............................................................. 143 DYBAI: BASIC INFORMTION.................................................................................................................. 143 BUSINESS CLIMATE................................................................................................................................. 146 UAE INDUSTRY INFORMATION....................................................................................................... 147 Basic Features of the Industrial Sector in the UAE............................................................................... 148 EMIRATES INDUSTRIAL BANK.......................................................................................................... 148 Bank Loan Types..................................................................................................................................... 148 Other Services and Facilities............................................................................................................. 149 INDUSTRIAL STATISTICS..................................................................................................................... 149 Manufacturing Activities in UAE.......................................................................................................... 149 Est. No.................................................................................................................................................... 149 Number of Establishments, Labor, and Investment in All Emirates...................................................... 150 Number of Establishments, Labor, and Investment in Abu Dhabi........................................................ 150 Est. No................................................................................................................................................... 150 Number of Establishments, Labor, and Investment in Dubai............................................................... 151 Est. No................................................................................................................................................... 151 Number of Establishments, Labor, and Investment in Al- Sharjah...................................................... 152 Est. No................................................................................................................................................... 152 Number of Establishments, Labor, and Investment in Ajman.............................................................. 153 Est. No................................................................................................................................................... 153 Number of Establishments, Labor, and Investment in Ras-Al Khimah............................................... 154 Est. No................................................................................................................................................... 154 Number of Establishments, Labor, and Investment in Umm Al Quwain............................................. 155 Est. No................................................................................................................................................... 155 Est. No................................................................................................................................................... 156 DUTY FREE TRADING IN DUBAI....................................................................................................... 156 Millennium Millionaire........................................................................................................................ 159 CONTACTS................................................................................................................................................ 159 SELECTED ECOMOMIC SECTORS PROFILES.................................................................................. 160 OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY.................................................................................................................... 160 ENERGY OVERVIEW................................................................................................................................ 160 ENVIRONMENTAL OVERVIEW.............................................................................................................. 160 OIL AND GAS INDUSTRIES.................................................................................................................... 161 GENERAL BACKGROUND....................................................................................................................162 OIL........................................................................................................................................................... 163 NATURAL GAS...............................................................................................................................................164 ELECTRICITY............................................................................................................................................ 166 MAJOR OIL COMPANIES...................................................................................................................... 167 PERSIAN GULF OIL EXPORT.............................................................................................................. 171 Imports from the Persian Gulf Region................................................................................................. 172 AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES........................................................................................................ 172 Distribution of farms............................................................................................................................ 173 Date Palm Cultivaation.................................................................................................................... 174 Offset tissue culture laboratory............................................................................................................. 174 STATES ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE AND OPPORTUNITIES................................................... 175 DUBAI PORT AUTHORITY................................................................................................................... 175 ADVANTAGES............................................................................................................................................... 176 SERVICES.................................................................................................................................................. 177 ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES....................................................................................................................178 VESSEL CALLS....................................................................................................................................... 179 FUJAIRAH............................................................................................................................................... 179 Major Cities...................................................................................................................................... 181 History................................................................................................................................................... 182 Nature.................................................................................................................................................... 184 IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND CONTACTS................................................................................. 186 SHARJAH................................................................................................................................................. 190 HISTORY....................................................................................................................................................... 190 CULTURE AND TRADITIONS................................................................................................................ 193 PEOPLE........................................................................................................................................... 194 TRAVEL.............................................................................................................................................................195 PORTS......................................................................................................................................................196 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.....................................................................................................................198 EXCHIBITION CENTER........................................................................................................................199 WORLD TRADE CENTER........................................................................................................................203 HOTELS...................................................................................................................................................203 RESTAURANTS.............................................................................................................................................. 207 PUBLIC SERVIES.................................................................................................................................... 208 HOSPITALS..............................................................................................................................................209 GOVERNMENT CONTACTS................................................................................................................... 211 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY.......................................................................................................................... 213 FREE ECONOMIC ZONES: LEGAL CLIMATE AND OPPORTUNITIES.....................................214 AJMAN FREE ZONE........................................................................................................................... 214 ADVANTAGES............................................................................................................................................... 214 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS................................................................................................................... 214 JEBEL ALI FREE ZONE......................................................................................................................... 217 ADVANTAGES........................................................................................................................................217 COMPANIES...........................................................................................................................................218 COMPANIES IN JEBEL ALI FREE ZONE - Region and country-wise statistics................................. 218 THE HAMRIYAH FEE ZONE SHARJAH............................................................................................. 222 Generous Incentive Framework............................................................................................................222 Investment Incentives.............................................................................................................................222 Facilities.......................................................................................................................................... 222 Special Advantages...............................................................................................................................223 Industries and Activities....................................................................................................................... 223 SAIF ZONE...............................................................................................................................................223 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TODAY................................................................................................. 224 ECONOMY...............................................................................................................................................224 Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi UAE Minister of Economy and Commerce...........................................225 "General Aspects and Determinants of Growth"..................................................................................226 "The Economics of National Autonomy".............................................................................................227 "Golden Show in a Storm: The Financial and Banking System"......................................................... 230 SOCIO-POLITICAL ISSUES.................................................................................................................. 236 "Diversity in Unity: Political Institutions and Civil Society"............................................................... 236 "Socio-Political Origins of Emirati Leaders".................................................................................... 238 FOREIGN RELATIONS AND DEFENSE.............................................................................................. 241 "UAE Policy Toward the Sub-Regional Powers".................................................................................241 "The UAE and the Broader Middle East: The Case of Palestine"....................................................... 245 "Between Pax Britannica and Pax Americana"................................................................................. 247 "PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE LEADERSHIP"...............................................................................251 TRAVEL TO UAE.....................................................................................................................................254 US STATE DEPARTMENT SUGGESTIONS..................................................................................... 254 IMPORTANT INFORMATION........................................................................................................... 258 VISAS.....................................................................................................................................................................260 MONEY.......................................................................................................................................................... 261 DRIVING...................................................................................................................................................263 CUSTOMS REGULATIONS....................................................................................................................266 SUPPLEMENTS........................................................................................................................................ 267 ORGANIZATION OF PETROLEUM EXPORTING COUNTRIES (OPEC) ....................................... 267 OPEC Overview................................................................................................................................... 268 OPEC Pricing.................................................................................................................................. 268 Recent Developments.............................................................................................................................268 OPEC REVENUES...................................................................................................................................269 OVERVIEW..................................................................................................................................................270 Algeria................................................................................................................................................. 272 Indonesia.............................................................................................................................................. 272 Iran............................................................................................................................................272 Iraq............................................................................................................................................273 Kuwait....................................................................................................................................................273 Libya...................................................................................................................................................... 274 Nigeria............................................................................................................................................. 274 Qatar......................................................................................................................................... 274 Saudi Arabia.................................................................................................................................... 275 UAE...........................................................................................................................................................275 Venezuela.............................................................................................................................................. 276 GOVERNMENT EVENTS.................................................................................................................... 277 STRATEGIC CONTACTS........................................................................................................................278 American Embassy Abu Dhabi Contacts.............................................................................................278 MINISTRIES CONTACTS INFORMATION....................................................................................... 278 SELECTED GOVERNMENT and BUSINESS CONTACTS.....................................................................281 Country Contacts..................................................................................................................................282 USDA Contact Information................................................................................................................. 282 UAE EMBASIES................................................................................................................................... 282 IMPORTANT CONTACTS IN UAE.....................................................................................................287 Newspapers:...................................................................................................................................... 287 FOREIGN EMBASSIES.......................................................................................................................... 288 BANKS.............................................................................................................................................................. 292 SELECTED CONTACTS.........................................................................................................................293 SELECTED BUSINESS CONTACTS......................................................................................................297 MAJOR ARABIC BANKS....................................................................................................................... 298 AIRLINES SERVING THE ARAB WORLD...........................................................................................310

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