The UAE currently manufactures a wide spectrum of machinery and equipment, and the growth of the machinery and equipment manufacturing sector is considered of vital importance. Factors driving the development of the market are the construction industry, increasing demand for cranes, and the developing trend toward automation and telematics.
The growth strategy is to capitalize on the product demand of home-grown manufacturers. This further empowering of the industry will lessen the requirement for high-value imports such as turbines, turbojets, pumps and compressors
Sector Key Numbers
Contribution to manufacturing value added in 2019
~10% of MVA
Machinery and Equipment sector contributes ~10% of the national MVA (2018)
Contribution increase in recent 5 years reaching about AED 15bn in 2019
The sector contribution to the GDP projected to increase by 164% over the next 10 years
Explore The Sector
The UAE manufactures a wide spectrum of machinery and equipment
The country will capitalize on the product demand of national champions
Empowering this sector will enable the substitution of high-value imports such as turbines, turbojets, and pumps and compressors.