Industrial Development Bureau

Industrial Development Bureau (IDB)

About IDB

The Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) was established to develop and regulate the manufacturing sector in Abu Dhabi. The roles and responsibilities of the IDB include but are not limited to:
- Develop the overall Emirate manufacturing strategy and follow up on its implementation
- Develop policies for the manufacturing sector based on best practices
- Ensuring a competitive manufacturing environment in the emirate
- Issuance and renewal of licenses allowing the industrial facility to operate in the emirate


Industrial Incentives

Abu Dhabi Local Content

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Golden List Project

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Electricity Tariff Incentive

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Financial Ecosystem Program

As part of the Emirate’s approach to diversify.. 

Industrial Journey 

Establishment Stage
Construction Stage
Production Stage


Abu Dhabi Investor’s compass

The Abu Dhabi Investor’s compass help new and existing investors to have all the information they need to make ..



Basic Industries Project

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