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In its first year, the Abu Dhabi Industrial Strategy has strengthened the emirate’s position as the region’s most competitive industrial hub by driving a 16.6 per cent increase in new industrial licences (Rowad) issued.

Year 1 initiatives launched by the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB), ADDED’s industrial sector development arm, have positioned Abu Dhabi ideally to double the size of its manufacturing sector to AED172 billion by 2031.

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Scroll through the information below to learn more about first year achievements under the strategy, the initiatives launched and partnerships signed to strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as a hub for the knowledge-based, sustainable and innovation-focused industries of the future.