Dubai Government


To be the strategic partner for the Government of Dubai in economic policy-making.


To advise the government on innovative economic strategies and advocate sound economic policies that promote prosperous business environments, productivity, and a healthy investment climate, as well as to enhance Dubai's competitiveness in the world economy.

Chairman's Message

The Dubai Economic Council (DEC) is one creative initiative of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and UAE Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The Council is considered to be the first advisory board of its kind with a cutting-edge mandates aiming at enhancing the sustainable economic development of the emirate of Dubai and strengthen its location in the global economy.

Over the past years, the Council played a vital role in shaping macroeconomic policies. We have been groundbreakers in advancing Dubai's economic agenda and our mandate and work encompasses national economy issues as well.

Our members are leaders of different sectors of the Dubai economy, private and public. Therefore, we have been referred to as the local most effective public-private partnership-based organization dedicated to sound public policy development and solutions.

In addition to its strategy, the Council rallies to meet the Dubai Strategic Plan 2015 requirements namely it is regarded the road map of the local economy towards the future.

We hope through this website we could conduct an interactive network with various economic activities and people concerned in economic issues whether decision makers, academia and researchers in order to improve the thoughts and show insights in the direction that would enhance the comprehensive and sustainable development of Dubai and UAE.

Juma Al Majed
DEC's Chairman