Germany–United Arab Emirates relations

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Germany-United Arab Emirates relations

Germany

United Arab Emirates

Germany – United Arab Emirates relations are the relations between the United Arab Emirates and Germany. They were established in May 1972.[1] The U.A.E. has an embassy in Berlin and consulate-general in Munich while Germany maintains an embassy in Abu Dhabi and a consulate-general in Dubai. German exports amount to 5.84 billion Euros.[2] German companies significantly contribute to the UAE’s ongoing infrastructure projects and play a leading role in the country’s alternative energy developments.[3] Consequently, German Business Park, an area designed to house several of the already seven hundred present companies and their logistical needs, is in the midst of construction.[4]

UAE Embassy in Berlin

There are thousands of expatriate Germans in the United Arab Emirates who have helped maintain connections between the two countries.

References

  1. "Beziehungen zu Deutschland (Relations to Germany)". The Federal Foreign Office of Germany. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  2. Federal Foreign Office of Germany; Country Profile UAE, October 2008; http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/diplo/en/Laenderinformationen/01-Laender/VAE.html
  3. Saudi Gazette, "UAE, Germany to cooperate in averting financial mayhem" http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentID=2008103120686
  4. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Website News Release, October 2007