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Doing business in Abu Dhabi: Key clients, players and numbers

Where to go for more information

Key clients

Major public sector bodies

  • Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) Tel: +971 2 505 5000
  • Abu Dhabi Basic Industries Corporation (Adbic) Tel +971 2 968 8444
  • Abu Dhabi Department of Transport Tel: + 971 2 695 8555
  • Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) Tel: +971 2 698 8000
  • Abu Dhabi Municipality Tel: +971 2 678 888
  • Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) Tel: +971 2 444 6900
  • Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) Tel: +971 2 602 0000
  • Abu Dhabi Ports Company Tel: +971 2 695 2000
  • Tourism Development and Investment Company Tel: +971 2 406 1400

Top private sector players

Abu Dhabi in numbers

8% - Abu Dhabi holds 8% of the world’s known oil reserves
198 tcf - Abu Dhabi’s reserves of natural gas stand at 198 trillion cu feet
70% - Abu Dhabi holds some 70 percent of the UAE’s wealth
7% - state-owned future energy company Masdar wants 7% of Abu Dhabi’s power to come from renewable sources by 2030
Three million - by 2030, the population is expected to treble to three million
Eight million - by 2030, visitor numbers are expected to quadruple to eight million
£81 billion - the value of current construction, according to MEED Projects
£116 billion - spend envisaged under Plan Abu Dhabi 2030
F1 - Abu Dhabi will become the second Arab nation after Bahrain to host the Grand Prix when Yas Marina Circuit hosts its inaugural race in November
600 million - the race will attract a live global TV audience of 600 million people