Country: United Arab Emirates

Middle East, Map, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq

The United Arab Emirates ranks 16th among U.S. export destinations and 25th among Virginia export destinations. Some of the top opportunities for U.S. exporters in UAE include: Automotive Consumer Electronics Cosmetics Education Defense Healthcare Services Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Services Renewable Energy

Selling to the UAE Military

In this video, Anne Jafrey of Channels MEA discusses selling to the UAE military. Due to the historic Foreign Military Sales program in the UAE, the market is predisposed to U.S. military goods and services. The U.S. and UAE armed forces frequently cooperate in operational missions. To sell to the UAE miliary, a good place… Read more

With its vision to develop world-class healthcare infrastructure, expertise, and services, the UAE government is extensively expanding and upgrading its healthcare systems to match international standards.

This report covers the following topics related to the security and defense industry in the United Arab Emirates: Current factors impacting military spending Impact of regional geopolitical situation Impact of extremely low oil prices The economic trends related to the defense industry UAE defense budget for 2016 Defense procurement UAE military sales model a: sub… Read more

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced that 10 Virginia healthcare companies will market their products and services at Arab Health 2016, the largest healthcare exhibition and conference in the Middle East, and the second largest in the world.  The 2016 exhibition will showcase more than 4,000 companies exhibiting their latest innovations to more… Read more

Healthcare Technology Software Medical

This report examines the international healthcare sector and identifies opportunities for Virginia’s defense-related companies. The report focuses on five healthcare markets: Australia, Canada, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.

Containers Shipping Exports Logistics Trade

In partnership with Old Dominion University, this report presents overviews of the top 10 markets for maritime defense exports by Virginia defense contractors. Top 10 Export Markets for Virginia’s Maritime Industry: 1 Japan View Summary Download Report 2 Australia View Summary Download Report 3 United Kingdom View Summary Download Report 4 South Korea View Summary Download… Read more

Circuit Board, Technology, Data, Power Line, Electricity, Information Technology

Virginia is an industry hub of cyber security companies. With the increase in cyber-attacks on the private sector and government agencies around the world, there are great opportunities for Virginia’s cyber security firms to export their products, services and technology, to governments in different countries. Cyber security is the new wave in the defense industry,… Read more


Bob Armstrong of Eastern Virginia Medical School presents opportunities for Virginia companies in the international healthcare sector. Countries of focus include Australia, Canada, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Localization and Translation


In this Going Global Tutorial, Blake Dozier of Ingenuiti discusses localization and translation.