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Doing Business in United Arab Emirates: Opportunities for U.S. FinTech companies Detailed Event Information For Doing Business in United Arab Emirates: Opportunities for U.S. FinTech companies
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Location/Date: Washington, DC, United States 09/13/2017 - 09/13/2017
Event Summary:
Date and Time:

Wednesday September 13, 2017 from 1PM – 2PM EST

Title of the webinar: Doing Business in United Arab Emirates: Opportunities for U.S. FinTech companies in the UAE

Please join the Digital Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce Industry Experts, Desks Officers and the UAE Embassy on learning how to do business in the United Arab Emirates, fintech opportunities in the region and prepare for your upcoming Certified Trade Mission to the UAE.

The United Arab Emirates is a magnet for regional business due to its connectivity, access and understanding of Middle East region. UAE is ranked #1 in the region in the ease of doing business, #1 in the region in the 2016 Global IT Report and #1 in the region on the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Index. UAE is situated only within 5 hour flight from 2.5 billion people. Dubai is taking steps to become the world's pioneer blockchain-powered government for transactions. Last year, the government decided to gather all transactions and procedures to a blockchain by 2020. Other initiatives include the use of blockchain by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre for electronic transfers, Dubai Tourism for a loyalty points tourism scheme for the emirate and Emirates NBD pilot project in the usage of blockchain for global remittances and trade finance.

Background of the webinar:

To educate incoming CTM delegates on overview of UAE business culture and fintech

Focused on:

• Key Takeaways from doing business, cultural understanding of UAE; and

• Opportunities for U.S. FinTech companies to export their services in UAE;

• ITA's FinTech Top Market Report and other resources available for U.S. FinTech companies


Contacts:
Linda Abbruzzese, ODI
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3787
Linda.Abbruzzese@trade.gov

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