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Environmental sustainability is at the heart of UAE's government policies.1 The UAE is extremely conscious of stabilizing greenhouse gas emissions, as well as developing policies to protect their natural resources.2 This commitment is further evidenced by the UAE hosting the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency, which promotes renewable energy on a global scale.3 The UAE is committed to recognizing their responsibility to safeguard their natural resources. Clean technology is being instituted in many government and public buildings.4

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1 http://www.icao.int/Meetings/a38/Documents/WP/wp258_en.pdf
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4http://pacificidf.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Background-Info-Talking-Points_UAE-GG.pdf
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UAE News

Khaleej Times 
Motorists will have to pay a little more to fill the tanks of their vehicles in May as the fuel prices were revised upwards in line with the international market trend. Unleaded 98 gasoline will now cost Dh2.01 per litre, while unleaded 95 gasoline ... See more..
Khaleej Times 
Muffazal Lakdawala, the bariatric surgeon who treated the Egyptian national Eman Ahmed for obesity, on Saturday described her family's decision to shift her to a hospital in the UAE as a mistake. Eman, believed to be the heaviest woman in the world ... See more..
U.S. News & World Report 
The UAE is better known for its skyscrapers and pampered luxuries, but its battle-hardened military that's gained on-the-ground experience in the last decades is expanding into new bases in Africa. (Ryan Carter-Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi/WAM via AP ... See more..
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Khaleej Times 
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched the 'UAE Soft Power Council'. The council will define a "comprehensive strategy to reinforce the country's position and ... See more..
Khaleej Times 
The next Undertaker or The Rock could be from the UAE as tryouts for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) have taken place in the country this week. The tryouts were for the WWE Wal3ooha, an Arabic version of the WWE. It is a new weekly show that ... See more..
gulfnews.com 
Dubai: Around a quarter of the UAE population has family or friends who are affected by a natural disaster or a humanitarian crisis, according to a study, 'Humanitarianism in the UAE,' by NRS International, a Dubai-based company, that develops and ... See more..
gulfnews.com 
Dubai: The UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia remain top “adopter” economies in terms of connectivity within the Arab world, according to Huawei's Global Connectivity Index (GCI) 2017 report. The adopter economies have an average GDP (gross domestic ... See more..
Khaleej Times 
Temperatures continue to rise today as the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology forecast hot weather. According to the NCMS, residents can expect fair to relatively hot weather with a chance of clouds in the afternoon. The clouds however are ... See more..
Bloomberg 
The U.A.E., the fourth-biggest producer in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, will exceed its commitment to OPEC's production cuts, with maintenance scheduled on fields through May, Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei said earlier in April. See more..
Reuters 
ABU DHABI, April 30 Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank on Sunday posted an 8 percent rise in first-quarter profit, slightly above analysts' forecasts, helped by a double-digit percentage increase in non-interest income. The emirate's second-largest bank by ... See more..
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Geography

Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia
Area

Total 83,600 sq km
Land 83,600 sq km
Water 0 sq km

Climate

desert; cooler in eastern mountains
Natural Resources

petroleum, natural gas ;
Natural Hazards

frequent sand and dust storms
Current Environmental Issues

lack of natural freshwater resources compensated by desalination plants; desertification; beach pollution from oil spills

Demographics

Nationality
Emirati
Population
5,473,972 (July 2013 est.)
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The UAE has an open economy with a high per capita income and a sizable annual trade surplus. Successful efforts at economic diversification have reduced the portion of GDP based on oil and gas output to 25%. Since the discovery of oil in the UAE more than 30 years ago, the country has undergone a profound transformation from an impoverished region of small desert principalities to a modern state with a high standard of living. The government has increased spending on job creation and infrastructure expansion and is opening up utilities to greater private sector involvement. In April 2004, the ...See More UAE signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement with Washington and in November 2004 agreed to undertake negotiations toward a Free Trade Agreement with the US; however, those talks have not moved forward. The country's Free Trade Zones - offering 100% foreign ownership and zero taxes - are helping to attract foreign investors. The global financial crisis, tight international credit, and deflated asset prices constricted the economy in 2009. UAE authorities tried to blunt the crisis by increasing spending and boosting liquidity in the banking sector. The crisis hit Dubai hardest, as it was heavily exposed to depressed real estate prices. Dubai lacked sufficient cash to meet its debt obligations, prompting global concern about its solvency. The UAE Central Bank and Abu Dhabi-based banks bought the largest shares. In December 2009 Dubai received an additional $10 billion loan from the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Dependence on oil, a large expatriate workforce, and growing inflation pressures are significant long-term challenges. The UAE's strategic plan for the next few years focuses on diversification and creating more opportunities for nationals through improved education and increased private sector employment. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$275.8 billion (2012 est.); $265.4 billion (2011 est.); $252.3 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

37% of GDP (2012 est.); 37.4% of GDP (2011 est.); 32.1% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

dates, vegetables, watermelons; poultry, eggs, dairy products; fish
Industries

petroleum and petrochemicals; fishing, aluminum, cement, fertilizers, commercial ship repair, construction materials, some boat building, handicrafts, textiles