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Land Cadastral/
Land Registry Website:

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Federation of seven emirates. One advisory body (Federal National Council)
Financial & Economic data:
sources: (see below)
Exchange rate: USD  $1 = Dirham 3.67
June 3, 2013 Euro €1 = Dirham 5.07
(for current rates:
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GDP at current purchasers prices:
(World Bank est.)
US$252.7 bn
GDP rank — 32
(see notes below)
GDP per head:
(based on population above)
per capita rank — 10

Legal website(s):
Ease of Doing Business from 1 (easiest)
to 100
General index:     33
Starting a company:     42
Registering property:     6
Construction permits:     12
Enforcing contracts:     134

Transparency International:
Corruption Perception Index:
  from 1 (least transparent) to 10

Country Overview

Overview of UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. An overview of UNITED ARAB EMIRATES from a real estate perspective
(history, politics and economics).

Corporate, Capital & Tax

A summary of the corporate, capital and property tax issue in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.

Legal System

An overview of the legal system and aspects of property law in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.


An overview of commercial leases in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.

Registering Property

The World Bank Group provides a summary of the steps, time and cost involved in Registering Property in UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.

This assumes a standardized case of an entrepreneur who wants to purchase land and a building that is already registered and free of title dispute.
The information appearing on this page was collected as part of the Groups "Doing Business" project, which measures and compares regulations relevant to the life cycle of a small- to medium-sized domestic business in 183 economies. The most recent round of data collection for this project was completed in June 2010.


A real estate bibliography for UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.
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