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UK exporters can meet key buyers in Abu Dhabi.
The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water has confirmed it is lifting the ban on the import of British beef and British beef products with immediate effect.
“The lifting of the British beef ban is significant as it means greater opportunity for UK suppliers. ” Ian Gibbons, director of UK Trade & Investment in Dubai. The UAE imported British food products worth $192.62mn in 2011, up 12.6% from 2010. The UK and the UAE have committed to increase bilateral trade to $18.85bn by 2015.
Take advantage and increase food exports by meeting F&B buyers at SIAL Middle East.
In 2011, 72% of exhibitors stated that SIAL Middle East was the best place to meet buyers in the region. There is unprecedented demand in the Middle East for securing new food supplies and trade partners.
• The GCC imports 90% of its food requirements and food imports are expected to double by 2020 to a value of $53.1 billion
• The UAE receives over 10 million tourists and 50 million transit passengers each year
• Tourism related projects worth US$235 billion are planned through to 2018 in Abu Dhabi alone
Exhibit at SIAL Middle East and introduce your company to this lucrative market.
For further information contact Elly Habt on +33 176 77 2016.
SIAL Middle East is held in association with the Abu Dhabi food Control Authority between 26-28 November 2012 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
“I am delighted that the ban on British beef has been lifted. I’m proud that British products across the board are well known in the UAE for their quality and it’s great to see British beef enjoyed the world over .” British Ambassador to the UAE, Dominic Jermey.