Abu Dhabi's Key Highlights of the Manufacturing Sectors

24,4 bn. 


Total Investments (2021)




Production Stage licenses

Total Industrial licenses (2022)


83,1 bn.


GDP contribution (2021)

Abu Dhabi Industrial Strategy

His Highness Sheikh Khaled Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, launched the Abu Dhabi Industrial Strategy to strengthen the emirate’s position as the region’s most competitive industrial hub. Abu Dhabi Government will invest AED10 billion across six transformational programmes to more than double the size of Abu Dhabi’s manufacturing sector to AED172 billion by 2031 by increasing access to financing, enhancing ease of doing business, and attracting foreign direct investment.

The Abu Dhabi Targeted Manufacturing Sectors:

  • Chemical 
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Food Processing
  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Transportation
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The manufacturing sector in Abu Dhabi

Towards Sustainable Economic Development

Many industries have substantially developed, clearly contributed to the growth of the Abu Dhabi industrial sector, and supported the Emirate's GDP. The most important of these industries are as follows:

  • Food Industries
  • Transportation industries
  • Wood and Paper Industries
  • Pharmaceuticals Industries
  • Chemical Industries
  • Rubber, Plastic, and Fiberglass Industries
  • Construction Industries
  • Metal Industries
  • Electronic Industries
  • Machineries and Equipment's Industries
  • Electrical Industries
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The Abu Dubai’s industrial Map

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